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Jubilee quickstep | Library of Congress

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  • Jubilee quickstep

Contributor Names

  • Mack, E.

Created / Published

  • North & Co., F. A., Philadelphia, 1874, monographic.

Subject Headings

  • -  Quickstep (Dance)
  • -  Piano music


  • sheet music


  • -  From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500)
  • -  Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)


  • print
  • electronic resource
  • remote


  • 1 score


  • Library of Congress. Music Division.

LC Classification

  • Microfilm M 3500 M2.3.U6A44

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  • image

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  • METSXML Record

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  • Music for the Nation: American Sheet Music, Ca. 1870 to 1885 (47,006)
  • The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America (97,853)
  • Performing Arts Encyclopedia (157,361)
  • American Memory (513,431)

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Mack, E. Jubilee Quickstep. North & Co., F. A., Philadelphia, monographic, 1874. Notated Music.

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40 Quickstep Songs For A Ballroom Pizzazz

Ballroom dancing took on a new interest after the premiere of Dancing With The Stars in 2005. The quickstep is a dance that is exactly as it sounds. You better be good to perform the quickstep. After much practice, play quickstep songs at your wedding to add excitement.

Quickstep songs don’t have to be all jazz music from the Jazz era of modern Jazz. We included many different genres including rock, pop, country, jazz, folk, and more.

My Wedding Songs is a reader-supported website. As an Amazon Associate, we earn revenue from qualifying purchases. Song downloads are provided for DJs and couples to support music artists.

Chuck Berry – Pharrell Williams
2017, Pop

2016, Soundtrack

Fire Under My Feet – Leona Lewis
2015, Pop

Cheerleader – OMI
2015, Pop

Adventure Of A Lifetime (Matoma Remix) – Coldplay
2015, Indie

Shut Up And Dance – WALK THE MOON
2014, Dance Pop

Honey, I’m Good. – Andy Grammer
2014, Pop Rock

It Don’t Mean A Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing) – Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga
2014, Jazz

Come To Me – The Goo Goo Dolls
2013, Rock

Good Time – Owl City & Carly Rae Jepsen
2012, Pop

Crazy in Love – Swing Republic
2012, Dance

Dance With Me Tonight – Olly Murs
2011, Pop

Just The Way You Are – Bruno Mars
2010, Pop

Home – Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros
2009, Indie

Dynamite – Taio Cruz
2009, Pop

Mercy – Duffy
2008, Pop

1, 2, 3, 4 – Plain White T’s
2008, Pop Rock

Candyman – Christina Aguilera
2006, Pop

Swing With Me – Jessica Simpson
2006, Pop

Pon de Replay – Rihanna
2005, Pop

Redneck Woman – Gretchen Wilson
2004, Country

Down With Love – Michael Buble & Holly Palmer
2003, SOundtrack

Swing Set – Jurassic 5
2000, Hip Hop Pop

Go Daddy-O – Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
1998, Pop

Jump Jive An’ Wail – The Brian Setzer Orchestra
1998, Jazz

Zoot Suit Riot – Cherry Poppin’ Daddies
1997, Jazz

Tubthumping – Chumbawamba
1997, Alternative Rock

You Can Call Me Al – Paul Simon
1986, Pop Rock

Walking On Sunshine – Katrina & the Waves
1983, Pop

Taco – Puttin’ on the Ritz
1982, Jazz Pop

I’m So Excited – The Pointer Sisters
1982, R&B

You’re the One That I Want – John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John
1978, Soundrack

The Ballroom Blitz – Sweet
1974, Rock

For Once In My Life – Stevie Wonder
1968, R&B

Viva Las Vegas – Elvis Presley
1964, Soundtrack

One Fine Day – The Chiffons
1962, Pop

Ain’t That A Kick In The Head – Dean Martin
1960, Pop

I Get A Kick Out Of You – Frank Sinatra
1954, Jazz

Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy – The Andrews Sisters
1941, Pop

Sing Sing Sing – Benny Goodman
1937, Jazz

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How to learn to dance quickstep - Vsetantsi


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Quickstep - Learning to dance


Kvikstepstvo dance

KVICSTOMS. lightness and mobility.

Quickstep is very rich in variations, its elements are considered the basis of standard dances.

Fast Foxtrot very effectively combines the game character of lightning-fast jumps, kicks, turns, tilts, poses and soft, “smooth” creeping plasticity of the dance couple's movement.

Its study is considered the "abc" of ballroom dancing.

Quickstep development history

Quickstep is the child of Slow Foxtrot. Quickstep was born under the following circumstances: musicians in the 20s of the last century began to play the Foxtrot faster and couples could not perform the traditional “pas” of the Slow Foxtrot at this pace.

Then the party entertainers, in order to avoid unnecessary indignation among the dancers, began to announce the Foxtrot at a fast pace as "Quickstep".

Dance began to acquire new elements, movements, gaining popularity. Quickstep absorbed jumps, kicks and other original dance moves - Shimmy, Charleston, Black Button.

And today the Quickstep is a dance of the European Ballroom Dancing program, performed at competitions, starting from the Hobby class. Time signature - 4/4, tempo - 50 beats per minute.

Quickstep trying to count.

Quickstep dance for 4 counts. Being a non-waltz form of dance, the Quickstep varies the movements of the "Slow" and "Fast" counts. The fast foxtrot is similar to the slow waltz in terms of lifting movements, so the emphasis is on beats 1 and 3 of the measure.

Video lesson "Quickstep training" will allow you to improve your dancing skills in this direction.

This dance has an incredibly lively rhythm that requires mobility and lightness from the performer. The quickstep is rich in variations, and its many elements are considered the basis for standard dances. Thanks to professional choreographers, you can easily learn how to dance a bright and incendiary quickstep.

Video lesson "Teaching Quickstep" is a wonderful guide that will introduce everyone to one of the most dynamic and fastest dances in the European program - quickstep. In this dance, there is no conflict of tango or romance of the waltz, everything here is quite carefree, fun and harmonious. Quickstep is a sparkling and lively dance that includes elements of jumps and jumps, which creates a beautiful spectacular picture.

Quick step dance - video training from which you will learn how to dance this dance correctly.

Regularly practicing with our video training, you will soon master all the dance techniques. Quick step is translated as a quick step, which means you will be required to have dynamics and a sense of rhythm. Do not worry, all this will come to you with experience!

Watch the training video "Quick step dance" Learn quickly and efficiently with our lessons!

Turning technique will be especially important. You will also be taught the correct movements. In order not to be constrained, our teachers will show you a couple of tricks for liberation, and it really helps!

A wonderful video lesson "Quickstep - how to dance" will teach everyone the basics, from the first steps to complex techniques. Today quickstep is a very varied dance, many of its elements have become the main standard dances. The dance requires exceptional mobility and lightness from the dancer in order to match the very fast quickstep rhythm.

Quickstep training is a great way to learn how to dance from famous choreographers right at home. I will tell you step by step and show you all the movements so that you have time to repeat.

QuickstepQuickstep is a driving, light, “airy” dance that will not leave anyone indifferent.

Quickstep is a type of foxtrot. Dance originated in the United States in the 20s of the last century. In 1923, in the UK, the performance of the Paul Wightman Orchestra made a splash and completely changed the idea of ​​​​Europeans about the running and popular movements of that time. The quickstep replaced the foxtrot as a more active and dynamic substitute.

It is interesting that in the cultural institutions of Europe one could find information that the foxtrot is performed there at a dynamic, accelerated pace. The basis for the new dance direction was the modernized movements of the shimmy, Charleston, foxtrot and blackbottom. The main movements in the dance are highways, progressive steps, tipsy, kicks, turns.

Oddly enough, dance was considered forbidden in elite institutions for a long time, although it was immediately appreciated by dancers all over the world. Features of the dance steps Today, the movements generally accepted about a hundred years ago differ significantly compared to modern ones. For a whole century, the dance has been improved in every possible way, supplemented with new movements and a variety of musical accompaniment. They dance 200 beats per minute, jumps, turns, chasse remained unchanged.

There are a great many dance schools that include quickstep in their programs, since this type of dance has long become a classic. Everyone can master the art of quickstep without any problems, with great, sincere desire and certain efforts. At Casablanca dance school you can learn how to skillfully dance quickstep, experienced teachers will be able to make a worthy dancer out of anyone. You will acquire new knowledge in plasticity and movements, or you will bring the existing ones to perfection. Girls: It is recommended to come to class in dresses or a skirt, shoes.

It is desirable that the shoes hold the foot. Men: Jeans or trousers, shoes preferably with leather soles or jazz shoes.

Quickstep lessons. Dance technique.

Quarter turn to the right

I.p. - partner facing, partner with her back diagonally to the wall, legs in the 6th p. , partner facing diagonally to the center.



When the partner performs a heel turn to the count of "M" step 2, the lady performs two quick "B" steps 2 and 3.

Quarter turns can be performed in series.

Natural (right) turn

Right turn can be used to overcome dance hall corners. But a lot of dancers start their variations with the right turn.

This figure consists of six steps in a gradual turn to the right and is divided into two halves.


The first half of

The second half


The first half

The second half

Right rotation (Hezitishna)

is a common variation of natural (right turn that can be performed closer to the beginning or middle of the wall of the wall of the wall and which goes well with the other patterns described on our website below

The first half of a right turn with a delay (hesitation) is performed similarly to the first three steps of a natural (right) turn. 0003

Steps 1-3 follow the right turn steps 1-3 described.



This movement can be continued with a forward chasse to the right or a reverse (left) chasse-turn.


Jive is the most energetic and incendiary of all ballroom dances, fundamentally different in technique and character from others. During the dance, partners constantly give maximum energy to each other, share with the audience the feeling of celebration, fun and carelessness.

Jive moves include elements of rock and roll and jitterbug. The dance conquers with cheerfulness and incredible energy, mischief and slight mockery. In our dance school you can learn how to perform jive in the best rock and roll traditions.

History and character of jive dance

Jive originated in the late 19th century among African Americans in the North of America. Constantly changing and absorbing all the best dance traditions, jive was brought to Europe as a swing dance.

Jive movements include swing elements of active swinging of the body, step steps, inimitable boogie-woogie jumps. The pace of the dance is 44 beats per minute, all movements are performed quickly, easily and with genuine gaiety. A distinctive feature of jive is emotionality and contagious positive.

Jive for Beginners Adults

Jive requires a certain amount of physical preparation and a preliminary thorough warm-up to warm up the muscles. Due to the large number of jumps and throws, the jive was performed exclusively in competitions for a long time, but in its modern form it has become a popular dance and club option available to beginners.

By learning jive, you can always be in excellent physical shape, learn to relax, get distracted from pressing problems and get a powerful charge of exceptionally positive emotions, because jive captures partners completely and irrevocably. Contact our club, and we will be happy to teach you the audacity, looseness and incendiary jive.


Quickstep in St. Petersburg for beginners

Schedule and prices

Quickstep is the fastest of modern ballroom dances. The time of his birth falls on the First World War. And the official date is 1923, when Paul Wightman's orchestra went on tour in England. It was invented by the natives of the Caribbean and Africa, who lived in the suburbs of New York. The debut on Broadway immediately brought crazy popularity - the quickstep dance was immediately loved.

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Features and mood of the quickstep dance

Quickstep is rightfully considered a dance of joy and youth. This is the most carefree and perky of all ballroom dances. Its fast musical pace invites you to plunge into a bright world, where there is no place for worries, only positive events take place. Both the performers and the audience enjoy the dance.

Who is this destination for?

Quickstep training is the best fit for energetic, cheerful people who lead an active lifestyle. And also for those who are bored with monotonous workouts. After all, in just 1 minute of this sparkling dance, as many calories are burned as when running for 1 km.

Is it difficult to learn to dance quickstep?

Anyone can master the art of quickstep without any problems. Although you will definitely have to try. The basic quickstep dance moves for beginners are simple and easy to remember. And the music itself calls to catch the rhythm and surrender to the movement. The main thing is to go gradually, from simple to complex.

Quickstep lessons for experienced dancers

In the dance studio "La Boca" you will receive quickstep lessons from the masters of sports in ballroom dancing, exchange of experience with the same advanced dancers. You can combine the physical activity of sports activities with the pleasure of cheerful music, our democratic atmosphere and being in a circle of like-minded people. The coach will help you prepare and perform with honor at competitions and in shows.

Quickstep in "La Boca" - learn from the best

It is almost impossible to achieve the accuracy and ease of quickstep professionals in online lessons. The teacher's guide will help you immediately avoid mistakes, which will not be easy to get rid of later.

What you need for classes

First of all, desire and fighting spirit. And of course, comfortable clothes. For men, it is better to wear trousers or jeans with thin-soled shoes/ball shoes. For girls - a skirt or dress with comfortable shoes.

If you are looking for professional quickstep training in St. Petersburg, come to La Boca and bring your friends. Here you can learn how to dance Quickstep and further hone your skills.


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Conditions Cost
The cost of a trial lesson (when buying a subscription pro -scale lesson is free) 300 90
Price per lesson when purchasing the maximum annual (or monthly) subscription with weekly attendance of most of the lessons for the entire period 300
Lesson cost (when purchasing a subscription for 4 lessons) 550 Lesson cost when purchasing a subscription for 12 lessons) 416

You can find all payment options in the "Cost" section.

Frequently Asked Questions about Quickstep Lessons

Group size

Group size varies from 6 to 14 people

What happens after the trial?

After attending a trial lesson, you decide to purchase a subscription.


What about age?

We don't have any special restrictions. Most often, the age composition in the classroom is 25-35 years old, but people go both younger and older.

What to come in?

Clothing : You can attend training in any safe, non-restricting and comfortable clothing. For girls - skirts of any length above the ankle, leggings, sportswear. For men: shirt/t-shirt and trousers Footwear : you can start in comfortable shoes (shoes, sandals), with slip-on soles that do not stain the floor. Then you can choose special shoes for the standard (men's shoes with low heels. Women's shoes with a heel of 4-6 cm) or for latin (men's shoes with a heel of 3-5 cm. Women's sandals with a high heel of 6-8 cm).

No pair?

90% come to us to dance without partners. Dance classes are designed in such a way that there is an exchange of couples, and we also have assistants who help in the lessons.

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