Dance on music covers
NamesBarbizet, A (Artist)Graf, C (Lithographer)Kramer, Peter, 1823-1907 (Artist)Lynch, James Henry, d. 1868 (Artist)Teichel, Franz, b. 1816 (Artist)Whittock, N. (Nathaniel), 1791-1860 (Artist)T. Sinclair's Lith (Lithographer)
Prints depicting dance
Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1830 - 1879 (Inferred)
Table of ContentsBalladine, souvenirs d'enfance, pour piano par J. Leybach; Paris, A. Cotelle / Barbizet, lith.; Imp[rimerie] Grandjean, Paris -- La bohemienne. Ballerina-polka, pour le piano, par J. Strauss; La Haye -- No. 1. The original Cellarius mazurka waltz, the choreography by T. Mason, the music composed by J. Szczapinski; London, Duff & Hodgson and Addison & Hodson / C. Graf, Lith. -- Danse des roses, par G. Marcailhou; Philadelphia, Lee & Walker / T. Sinclair's Lith. -- Deux polkas gracieuses, pour le piano composée par Hermann A. Wollenhaupt; Vienne, C.A. Spina / Lith. de la Cour Imp[ériale] et R[oya]le de A. Grube -- The favorite dances of the celebrated Clodoche Troupe! as danced in "Sindbad the sailor" at Niblo's Garden; New York, Wm. A. Pond, 1869 / Major & Knapp Eng. Mfg. & Lith. Co. -- Fenella, a brilliant waltz, by G. Marcailhou; Philadelphia, A. Fiot; New York, W. Dubois / P. Kramer del.; P.S. Duval, Lith. -- Gallopading, written and composed by G.M. Rycot; London, Mayhew & Lee / embellished with humourous designs [including images on the verso] by N. Whittock; printed by G.W. Lauder -- Invitation to the polka. The celebrated Bohemian dance, arranged as a divertimento for the piano-forte by Chas. W. Glover; London, Leoni Lee / [signed on stone by the artist] J.H. Lynch; M & N Hanhart, Litho Printers -- Polkas de A. Wallerstein; Paris, Brandus / [signed on stone] F.S. [?] Teichel; Lith. Thierry Frères -- Sontag polka [depicts singers Henriette Sontag as Adina and Luigi Lablache as Dulcamara in the opera L'elisir d'amore], arranged by Chas. d'Albert; [New York, Firth, Pond] -- Trois airs à danser (dans le vieux style) [op. 88, with music score for Gigue ecossaise (2 p.)], par Theodore Lack; Paris, J. Kybourtz / [signed on stone] L. Denis -- Where the bee sucks, [by] Dr. Arne; London, Musical Bouquet.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZFX Mus 27-39
TopicsLablache, Luigi, 1794-1858Sontag, Henriette, 1806-1854Donizetti, Gaetano, 1797-1848 -- Elisir d'amoreDancers -- 19th centuryEntertainers -- 19th centuryBallroom dancing -- Caricatures and cartoonsBallroom dancing -- 19th centuryFolk dancing, ScottishPolka (Dance)
GenresPrintsSheet music covers
NotesTitle devised by cataloger.Acquisition: Balladine, Polkas de A. Wallerstein Gift; Lillian Moore.
Physical DescriptionExtent: 7 prints : lithograph, b&w or one color ; 35 x 28 cm. or smaller.Extent: 4 prints : chromolithograph ; 36 x 27 cm. or smaller.Extent: 1 print : lithograph, hand-colored ; 35 x 25 cm.Extent: 1 print : wood engraving?, b&w ; 33 x 25 cm.
DescriptionSheet music cover illustrations depicting images of theatrical, ballroom, and folk dancing. They adorned music scores (for the most part, not included here) intended for home performance.
Type of ResourceStill image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 825770230NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19760317Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cd0ddb40-88fa-0134-1a01-00505686a51c
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