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Page 3 of 8 of Sketch 5, Peacock's The Art of Dancing
ID JSS0409
Title Page 3 of 8 of Sketch 5, Peacock's The Art of Dancing
Document Reference Lib R 7933 Pea 1
Format 200 x 154 mm
Medium Printed page
Item Type Printed Collection
Subject Scottish Dance, Discussion on Hihgland dancing steps
Item Description Page 3 of 8 from Sketch 5 of Peacock's publication, The Art of Dancing. Peacock tried to find out the Gaelic names for the various steps he saw the dancers from the Highlands perform. Over the next few pages he describes and discusses these. He also describes the rhythm and construction of reels and strathspeys.
Creator Francis Peacock
Editor Francis Peacock
Time Period 1770s - 1800s
Associated Dates: Publication 1805
Relationships JSS0407, JSS0408, JSS0410, JSS0411, JSS0412, JSS0413, JSS0414
Location University of Aberdeen
Collection Name Sketches relative to the History and Theory, but more especially to the Practice of Dancing; as a necessary accomplishment to the youth of both sexes; together with remarks on the defects and bad habits they are liable to in early life; and the best means of correcting of preventing them. Intended as hints to the youn teachers of the Art of Dancing.


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