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Information about la Bacchante, a dance published for the 1707 ball season.

la Bacchante par Mr. Pecour

  • Dance Type: ball dance for a couple in 8 figures

    Fig. 1 - position mouse to view figure 1 on the right: FIG. 1

    Fig. 2 - position mouse to view figure 2 on the right: FIG. 2

    Fig. 3 - position mouse to view figure 3 on the right: FIG. 3

    Fig. 4 - position mouse to view figure 4 on the right: FIG. 4

    Fig. 5 - position mouse to view figure 5 on the right: FIG. 5

    Fig. 6 - position mouse to view figure 6 on the right: FIG. 6

    Fig. 7 - position mouse to view figure 7 on the right: FIG. 7

    Fig. 8 - position mouse to view figure 8 on the right: FIG. 8

  • Choreographer: Louis-Guillaume Pécour, the composer of ballets for King Louis XIV of France during the late 1600s and early 1700s.
  • Earliest Dance Source: Ve RECUEIL DE DANSES DE BAL pour l’année 1707. Raoul-Auger Feuillet, Paris: l'auteur, 1706, p. 1-8.
    F-Po/Rés. 841(11)
    # in Little/Marsh inventory: LM/1280; # in Lancelot catalog: FL/1706.1/01

  • Dance Rhythm Type: bourée
  • Additional publications and manuscripts of the dance:
    Little/Marsh La Danse Noble Inventory #s:
    [c1725]-Ram, p. 51
    [c1728]-Ram, p. 51
    [c1732]-Ram, p. 51
    Ms-30, p. 322
    Ms-70, p. 629

    Lancelot La Belle Dance Catalogue #s:
    FL/1725.2/ p. 51-57 (Rameau)
    FL/1728.1/ p. 51-57 (Rameau)
    FL/Ms17.1/ p. 322-329 (F-Pn/Ms fr 14884)
    FL/Ms18.1/ p. 629-636 (F-Po/Rés. 934)
  • Other Ball Dances in Ve RECUEIL...pour l’année 1707:
    La Matelotte par Mr. Feuillet
    Le Menuet a quatre


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