Dancing - 1899 Dance Manual by Marguerite Wilson

Image
Dancing; A complete instructor and guide to all the new and standard dances, with a full list of calls for all the square dances, the necessary music for each figure, etiquette of the dances, and one hundred figures for the German
Marguerite Wilson
1899

This is a very nice compilation from the end of the Victorian period, which provides some choreographies for many of the most popular figure dances.

The PDF is "bookmarked" so as to allow for easier navigation. You can also use your reader to do a word search within the document.

This book is from the University of Michigan collection, scanned by Google Books.

Table of Contents

THE GRAND MARCH

SQUARE DANCES, OR QUADRILLES, WITH CALLS

  • Plain Quadrille
  • Waltz Quadrilles
  • Additional Quadrille Figures
  • Basket Figure
  • Cheat Figure
  • Minuet Figure
  • Sociable
  • Jig Figure
  • Nine-Pin Figure
  • Star Figure
  • The Lancers
  • Waltz Lancers
  • Saratoga Lancers
  • The Calendonians
  • Waltz Caledonians
  • The Calley Polka Quadrille
  • Prince Imperial Quadrille
  • Parisian Varieties
  • National Guard Quadrille

CONTRA DANCES

  • Virginia Reel
  • Pop Goes the Weasel
  • La Tempete
  • Spanish Dance
  • Sicilian Circle

ROUND DANCES

  • Waltz
  • Two Step
  • Galop
  • Polka
  • Three Slide Polka
  • Berlin
  • Heel-and-Toe Polka
  • Military Schottische
  • Five Step
  • Yorke
  • Caprice Waltz
  • Christmas Polka.
  • Racket
  • Highland Schottische

THE GERMAN OR COTILLION 100 FIGURES

THE MINUET

  • The Quadrille Minuet
  • La Pavane


ETIQUETTE OF BALLS & PARTIES

AttachmentSize
Download Dancing by Margueritte Wilson6.05 MB