Showing posts from November 25, 2007

Colonel Pickering's March to Lexington, 1775

Here's an obscure local tune for Paul Revere and the 19th of April in '75. When I lived in Arlington at the turn of the millennium, I could get up at dawn and walk a block to wait for Paul Revere and his horse to gallop down Massachusetts Avenue en route to Lexington. Source:  The National Music of America and Its Sources By Louis Charles Elson

Advice to Dancers, 1729

The Art of Dancing, a Poem, in Three Canto's: A Poem, in Three Canto's ... By Soame Jenyns : Advice to dancers, from 1729. Still useful today! "