The History of Harlequin (Hardcover)

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In 1922 the dance historian Cyril Beaumont contributed to the Dancing Times an article on the history of Harlequin, which as a result of continuous research since that period grew into the present volume. It covers the history of Harlequin, and of the Commedia dell'Arte, from their beginnings in the 16th century through their heydays in the 17th and 18th century and their gradual decline thereafter. The book includes more than 40 illustrations and the complete text of a Harlequinade from 1806, together with a dance for a Harlequin in Feuillet notation.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781906830687
ISBN-10: 1906830681
Publisher: Noverre Press
Publication Date: April 4th, 2014
Pages: 244
Language: English