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Weaver, John 1673-1760

Overview
Works: 49 works in 210 publications in 1 language and 2,038 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Handbooks and manuals  Bibliography  History  Drama  Librettos 
Roles: Author, Translator
Classifications: GV1590, 793.3
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Weaver
The life and works of John Weaver : an account of his life, writings and theatrical productions, with an annotated reprint of his complete publications by Richard Ralph( Book )

8 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perseus and Andromeda ; with the rape of Colombine, or, The flying lovers in five interludes, three serious and two comic by Roger( Book )

9 editions published between 1728 and 1955 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perseus and Andromeda ; with The rape of Colombine, or, The flying lovers in five interludes by John Hughes( Book )

9 editions published between 1781 and 1989 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anatomical and mechanical lectures upon dancing. Wherein rules and institutions for that art are laid down and demonstrated by John Weaver( Book )

20 editions published between 1721 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orchesography by Raoul-Auger Feuillet( Book )

20 editions published between 1706 and 2010 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally published in Paris by Raoul-Auger Feuillet under the title Chorégraphie ... (1700), this translation by English dancing master and theoretician John Weaver is dedicated to famed choreographer, Mr. Issac. The manual details a dance notation system that indicates placement of the feet and basic leg movements. Changes of body direction and numerous ornamentations of the legs and arms are also part of the system. Based on tract drawings, the system traces the floor pattern of the dance. Bar lines in the dance score correspond to the bar lines in the accompanying music, located above the notated diagrams
An essay towards an history of dancing : in which the whole art and its various excellencies are in some measure explain'd by John Weaver( )

11 editions published between 1712 and 2005 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The loves of Mars and Venus by John Weaver( Book )

11 editions published between 1717 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of ball-dances perform'd at court: viz. the Richmond, the roundeau, the rigadoon, the favourite, the Spanheim, and the Britannia by Isaac( Book )

2 editions published in 1706 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dancer, teacher, and theoretician John Weaver (1673-1760) compiled this important collection of choreographies by Mr. Isaac. With melodies composed by James Paisible, the collection contains six ballroom dances: "The Richman," "The Rondeau," "The Rigadoon," "The Favorite," "The Spanheim," and "The Britannia." All are couple dances and are notated in a notation system first published in 1700 by dancing master Raoul-Auger Feuillet (1659 or 1660-1710). The system is based on tract drawings that trace the pattern of the dance. Additionally, bar lines in the dance score correspond to bar lines in the music score. Signs written on the right or left hand side of the tract indicate the steps
Perseus and Andromeda : as it is performed at the Theatre Royal in Lincoln's-Inn-Fields ; adorn'd with copper plates by Theobald( Book )

1 edition published in 1730 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The judgement of Paris a dramatic entertainment in dancing and singing ... by John Weaver( Book )

3 editions published in 1733 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Orchesography
Alternative Names
John Weaver britischer Tänzer, Pantomime, Choreograf und Tanzhistoriker

John Weaver Brits choreograaf (1673-1760)

John Weaver English dancer and choreographer

Weaver 1673-1760 Mr

Weaver, Mr 1673-1760

Weaver, Mr. (John), 1673-1760

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English (185)

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