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Historical Dance - The Journal of HDS (ISSN 0261-0965)

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Volume 4, Number 3, Online only pending publication

La Feste de Chantilly and the dances of Guillaume-Louis Pécour, August 1688

Jennifer Thorp   Download full text (PDF)

The Pavana in the Choregraphie figurativa, y demostrativa del Arte de Danzar, en la forma Española by Nicolás Rodrigo Noveli (Madrid, 1708): its contextualization and comparative study with the Spanish sources of the 17 th and 18 th centuries

Diana Campóo Schelotto   Download full text (PDF)

Book Reviews

Sur quel pied danser? Danse et littérature. Actes du colloque organisé par Hélène Stafford, Michael Freeman et Edward Nye en avril 2003 à Lincoln College, Oxford by Edward Nye (editor). Rodopi BV, Amsterdam/New York, 2005

Reviewed by Moira Goff    Download full text (PDF)

A Dance Through Time: Images of Western Social Dancing from the Middle Ages to Modern Times by Jeremy Barlow (editor). Bodleian Library, Oxford, 2012

Reviewed by Moira Goff    Download full text (PDF)

Decorum of the Minuet, Delirium of the Waltz: A Study of Dance-Music Relations in ¾ Time by Eric McKee. Indiana University Press, Bloomington and Indianapolis, 2012

Reviewed by Jeremy Barlow    Download full text (PDF)

The Basse Dance Handbook: Text and Context by David Wilson. Pendragon Press, Hillsdale, NY, 2012

Reviewed by Anne Daye    Download full text (PDF)

The Lively Arts of the London Stage, 1675–1725 by Kathryn Lowerre (editor). Ashgate, Farnham, Surrey; Burlington, VT, 2013

Reviewed by Ken Pierce    Download full text (PDF)

Singing Simpkin and other Bawdy Jigs: Musical Comedy on the Shakespearean Stage by Roger Clegg and Lucie Skeaping. University of Exeter Press, 2014

Reviewed by Bill Tuck    Download full text (PDF)

Volume 4, Number 2, 2012

Desnoyer, Charmer of the Georgian Age

Moira Goff   Page 3-10   Download full text (PDF)

The 'Passacaille of Armide' Revisited: Rhetorical Aspects of Quinault's / Lully's tragédie en musique

Kimiko Okamoto   Page 11-18   Download full text (PDF)

'The power of his commanding trident': Tethys Festival as royal policy

Anne Daye   Page 19-28   Download full text (PDF)

Choreography and Meaning in Renaissance Danced Spectacles: A Catalyst for Discussion

Jennifer Nevile   Page 29-33   Download full text (PDF)

Book Reviews

Royal Swedish Ballet: History from 1592 to 1962 by Marina Grut. Hildesheim, Georg Olms, 2007

Reviewed by Jennifer Thorp    Download full text (PDF)

Barocktanz: La Danse baroque: Baroque Dance and the Transfer of Culture between France and Germany around 1700 by Stephanie Schroedter, Marie-Thérèse Mourey, Giles Bennett (editors). Georg Olms Verlag, Hildesheim, 2008

Reviewed by Jennifer Thorp    Download full text (PDF)

Dance and its Music in America by Kate Van Winkle Keller. Pendragon Press, Hillsdale, New York. 2007

Reviewed by Chrystelle Bond    Download full text (PDF)

Mr Noverre's Academy: A Georgian Dancing Master in Norwich by Marsh, Maggie. Norwich Early Dance Group/Running Angel, Norwich 2005

Reviewed by Moira Goff    Download full text (PDF)

The Menuet de la Cour by Tilden Russell and Dominique Bourassa. Terpsichore. Tanzhistorische Studien. Band 4. Georg Olms Verlag, Hildesheim, 2007

Reviewed by Moira Goff    Download full text (PDF)

Black Dance in London, 1730 - 1850 by Rodreguez King-Dorset. McFarland & Co., Jefferson, NC, 2008

Reviewed by Anne Daye    Download full text (PDF)

Dance and Dancers in the Victorian and Edwardian Music Hall Ballet by Alexandra Carter. Ashgate, Aldershot, 2005

Reviewed by Anne Daye    Download full text (PDF)

Dance, Spectacle, and the Body Politick, 1250-1750 by Nevile, J. (editor). Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN, 2008

Reviewed by Anne Daye    Download full text (PDF)

Ballet de la Nuit by Burden, M. & Thorp, J. (editors). Pendragon Press, Hillsdale, NY, 2009

Reviewed by Anne Daye    Download full text (PDF)

Volume 4, Number 1, 2004

The Banqueting House, Whitehall: a site specific to dance

Anne Daye   Page 3-22   Download full text (PDF)

'Corona', a bassa danza ala fila by Domenico

David Wilson   Page 23-28   Download full text (PDF)

Language in fifteenth-century Italian dance descriptions

David Wilson   Page 29-32   Download full text (PDF)

Book Reviews

The Almain in Britain, c.1549 - c.1675: a dance manual from manuscript sources by Ian Payne.

Reviewed by David Wilson    Download full text (PDF)

The Dancing Master by Pierre Rameau, translated by Cyril Beaumont.

Reviewed by Jennifer Thorp    Download full text (PDF)

Letters on Dancing and Ballets by Jean-Georges Noverre, translated by Cyril Beaumont.

Reviewed by Moria Goff    Download full text (PDF)

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