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Classical Tap-Choreographies & Research-Books

Looking for movie tap in the style of Gene Kelly, Fred Astaire or Eleanor Powell, interested in the afro-american style of the Nicholas Brothers, Bill Robinson, Eddie Brown or Leon Collins: many books and booklets with choreographies and combinations described in detail. The Research-Books concentrate more on a specific technique, a tap-dance personality or a tap style.

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    Individual offer upon agreement with Victor Cuno  

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  • TDC1 Coles & Atkins: Slowest Softshoe

    Coles & Atkins Softshoe

    TDC N° 1 - "Takin' A Chance On Love" the slowest Softshoe. The great classic routine in 2 versions. Presented, edited and commented by Victor Cuno. Available as DOWNLOAD PDF

    4,75 €
  • Tap Dance Classics N°2a ENG PDF

    Gene Kelly & Stanley Donen - Singing In The Rain

    TDC N° 2a - SINGIN' IN THE RAIN" - ALL OF IT! The complete tap edition:  all the routines of the famous film, analyzed Step by Step by Victor Cuno. Available as  DOWNLOAD PDF

    12,95 €Online only
  • Gene Kelly - the complete fast tap routines

    The almost complete collection of Gene Kelly's Buck-And-Wing routines, analyzed, edited & commented by Victor Cuno (442 p.) Available as PDF DOWNLOAD

    39,95 €Online only
  • Tap Dance Classics N°2 ENGLISH

    Gene Kelly & Donald O'Connor - Moses & Fit as a Fiddle

    TDC N°2 - the famous routines from the film "Singing' In The Rain". Available as DOWNLOAD PDF

    6,95 €Online only
  • Tap Dance Classics N°3 ENG PDF

    The Shim-Sham Routine

    TDC N° 3 - SHIM-SHAM SHIMMY - the world's most famous tap-routine. A classical evergreen ! Booklet includes many variations and historical research. Available as DOWNLOAD PDF

    8,78 €Online only
  • Shim Sham ENG FREE PDF

    The Shim Sham Routine Free

    Shim-Sham Shimmy for FREE! The world's most famous tap-routine. A classical evergreen ! 2 versions: the standard 1-chorus classic & Victor Cuno's favourite version. Just register and get it ! Available as DOWNLOAD PDF

    0,00 €Online only
  • Tap Dance Classic N°4 ENG PDF

    Bill Robinson - Chair-Dance

    TDC N°4 - the famous "sitting" routine. Honi Coles & The Copasetics (original) + Chuck Green (after Bill Robinson, Buck-And-Wing-Style) + Condos Brothers 1937 chair-dance and many others! Researched, compiled & edited by Victor Cuno (132 pages). LAST UPDATE: NOV 4, 2014. Available as DOWNLOAD PDF

    19,90 €
  • Tap Dance Classics N°5 ENG PDF

    Eddie Brown - B.S.-Chorus for Rhythm Dancers

    TDC N° 5 - afro-american Rhythm-Tap. 2 additional famous routines: "Up-To-The-Front" (3 chorus-routine) and "Highland Fling" (fast 2 chorus-routine). Available as DOWNLOAD PDF

    6,92 €Online only
  • tdc5a The B.S.-Chorus ENG PDF

    The B.S.-Chorus (Buck-And-Wing)

    The traditional Buck-And-Wing tap-routine from the afro-american tradition. The most appreciated after the Shim-Sham! Researched, presented and commented by Victor Cuno (27 p.). Available as DOWNLOAD PDF

    4,57 €Online only
  • TDC N°6 Astaire/Rogers: Bouncin The Blues ENG PDF

    Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers - Bouncin' the Blues

    Tap Dance Classics N° 6 - from the film "The Barkleys Of Broadway". The great classic tap routine analyzed & commented Step by Step by Victor Cuno. Available as DOWNLOAD PDF

    3,88 €
  • Bill 'Bojangles' Robinson Softshoe Rhythm-Dances

    Tap Dance Classics N° 8b - Bill Robinson - his complete Softshoe Rhythm-Dances (71 pages). Researched, commented and analyzed step by step by Victor Cuno. Last update: March 8, 2020.   Available as DOWNLOAD PDF

    12,90 €Online only
  • Tap Dance Classics N° 9 ENG PDF

    Fred Astaire & Eleanor Powell - Begin The Beguine

    TDC N° 9 - Begin The Beguine & Juke Box Dance - 2 absolutely great tapdance classics from the film "Broadway Melody of 1940". Analyzed Step by Step with an introduction by Victor Cuno. Available as DOWNLOAD PDF

    9,32 €Online only
  • TDC10 Buster Brown's LAURA ENG PDF

    Buster Brown - Laura

    Tap Dance Classics N° 10 - a great tap routine in the Paddle-And-Roll Style of the afro-american tradition. from level 5. Available as DOWNLOAD PDF

    4,97 €Online only
  • Tap Dance Classics N° 11 ENG PDF

    Copasetics Stage Routines

    3 routines from the repertory of the group headed by Honi Coles: the "Walk-Around", the "Old Softshoe" and "Doin’ The New Low Down" (Buck-And-Wing routine in the style of Bill Robinson). Available as DOWNLOAD PDF

    4,95 €Online only
  • Tap Dance Classics N° 12 ENG PDF

    Leon Collins - A Cappella Tap Routines

    Tap Dance Classics N° 12 - A CAPPELLA TAP  2 Rhythm-Tap Choreographies of the famous afro-american dancer Leon Collins: "Just Listen (53) and "Tapappella". A "must" for all lovers of tradtional black tap. Available as DOWNLOAD PDF

    5,40 €Online only
  • Tap Dance Classics N° 13 ENG PDF

    One Man Dance

    Tap Dance Classics N° 13 - The famous routine from “Black And Tan Fantasy” in several versions. Extra material: routines from the Black Rhythm-Dance tradition. Analyzed step by step (Victor Cuno). Available as DOWNLOAD PDF

    7,95 €Online only
  • Tap Dance Classics N° 14 ENG PDF

    The Nicholas Brothers 1930's Routines

    Tap Dance Classics N°14 - their famous routines from the 1930s. Edited, commented and analyzed step by step by Victor Cuno (120 pages). Available as DOWNLOAD PDF

    19,95 €Online only
  • The Nicholas Brothers Down Argentine Way & TV

    Tap Dance Classics N°14A - their famous routine "Down Argentine Way" and their performances on TV. Edited, commented and analyzed step by step by Victor Cuno (274 pages). Last update: January 24, 2017. Available as DOWNLOAD PDF

    19,95 €Online only
  • TDC15 For Me And My Gal ENG PDF

    Gene Kelly, Judy Garland, George Murphy & Ben Blue - For Me And My Gal

    TDC N° 15 - all the tap dancing of Gene Kelly's 1st film - with Judy Garland, George Murphy and Ben Blue. Choreographical booklet (44 pages). Edited, commented and analyzed step by step by Victor Cuno. Available as DOWNLOAD PDF

    7,46 €Online only
  • TDC16 Lon Chaney's Paddle-And-Roll ENG PDF

    Lon Chaney's Paddle-And-Roll

    Tap Dance Classics N°16 - the King of Paddle-And-Roll  - his famous routines. Edited, commented and analyzed step by step by Victor Cuno (50 pages). Available as DOWNLOAD PDF

    8,46 €Online only
  • Tap Dance Research N°1 ENG PDF

    TDR1 Eddie Rector - The Bambalina

    TDR N° 1 - Eddie Rector & The Bambalina / Johnny Nit - 1920s first two black tap dance stars on Broadway. Pete Nugent's Bambalina-Routine & Brezin' The Breeze, Chuck Green on Jack Wiggins, Ralph Cooper's Military Man, 3 complete routines by Johnny Nit + full documentation. 305 pages / last update : August 12, 2020.   Available as DOWNLOAD PDF

    19,50 €Online only
  • Tap Dance Research N° 2 english PDF

    Leon Collins - Routine N°2 Ain't Misbehavin

    Tap Dance Research N° 2 - the lightfooted and sophisticated Rhythm-Tap of the famous black dancer. His 2nd routine to this music (16 Steps). Available as DOWNLOAD PDF

    5,84 €Online only
  • Tap Dance Research N°3 ENG PDF

    MGM - Softshoe of 1942

    Tap Dance Research N°3 - MGM: Softshoe of 1942. 2 versions of the softshoe-routine as danced by Eleanor Powell & Ray McDonald. Available as DOWNLOAD PDF

    3,93 €Online only
  • Bill Robinson - A Hollywood Routine

    Tap Dance Research N° 4 . 3 versions of the tap-routine originated by Bill Robinson & Jeni LeGon in 1935: the original / Buddy Ebsen & Judy Garland / Eleanor Powell & Gracie Allen. Additional tap-routines + tap research (49 p.). Available as DOWNLOAD PDF

    5,50 €Online only
  • Gene Kelly - Softshoe Special

    Tap Dance Research N° 5 - Gene Kelly & other dancers. They all used a very particular combination devised from the Softshoe-Break, displaying an unusual Back-Irish Pattern. Choreographic research booklet by Victor Cuno (54 pages). Last update: January 14, 2019. Available as DOWNLOAD PDF

    7,90 €Online only
  • TDR5a - King, King & King

    A tap-research book about Gene Kelly's beloved vaudeville dancers and their ultra fast Buck-And-Wing style which made them famous.  History and routines, (also Danny Lipton, The Four Franks and the Chain-Gang tap-routine by Gene Kelly and the Holst Sisters. Research, analysis and comments by Victor Cuno (291 p., 2019). ENGLISH edition available as DOWNLOAD PDF

    19,90 €Online only
  • Tap Dance Research N° 06 ENG PDF

    Henry LeTang, Leon Collins & Foster Johnson - Jazz-Waltz Tap

    Tap Dance Research N° 6 - style: afro-american rhythm-tap. Three very elegant and swinging tap dances, written out in detail step by step (Victor Cuno). Available as DOWNLOAD PDF

    6,92 €Online only
  • Tap Dance Research N° 07 ENG PDF

    Black Trios / Rhythm & Flash

    Tap Dance Research N° 07 - The Three Dukes, The Three Brown Jacks, The Three Business Men Of Rhythm. Flash-Chorus by Leslie "Bubba" Gaines, Flash-Step by Chuck Green. Style: afro-american rhythm-dance. Written out in detail step by step (Victor Cuno). Available as DOWNLOAD PDF

    6,92 €Online only
  • Tap Dance Research N° 08 ENG PDF

    Bill 'Bojangles' Robinson - Buck-Dance

    Tap Dance Research N°8 - Bill Robinson and the Time-Step: the complete Buck-And-Wing Dances - a tapdance research book by Victor Cuno (467 p.) 1) The BOOK: all about Robinson and his Buck-Dance / presentation of his Combinations. 2) The DOC: the complete routines / Robinson’s style performed by others / The oral tradition. Last update September 5, 2018. Available as DOWNLOAD PDF

    55,00 €Online only
  • Tap Dance Research N° 09 ENG PDF

    Ruby Keeler - Busby Berkeley / Warner Bros

    Tap Dance Research N° 9 - Tapdance-Routines from 1926 to 1935. Ruby Keeler's tap dancing, including 'I Want To Be Happy' from 'No, No, Nanette' (1972). Tap dancing at Warner's Busby Berekeley movies, including 'Lullaby of Broadway' from 'Golddiggers of 1935'. A tapdance research book by Victor Cuno (117 p.). Last update February 29, 2020.   Available as DOWNLOAD PDF

    15,00 €Online only
  • TDR10 B.S.-Chorus

    The B.S.-Chorus

    Tap Dance Research N°10 - a tapdance research book by Victor Cuno (542 p). The famous afro-american routine was the basic item for black Buck-And-Wing dancing. All about this fabulous style in this large documentation. Last update: January 11, 2017.   Available as DOWNLOAD PDF

    29,00 €Online only
  • Gene Kelly & Donald O'Connor - Moses & Fit as a Fiddle

    TDC N°2 - the famous routines from the film "Singing' In The Rain". Available as DOWNLOAD PDF

    5,95 €Online only
  • TDR11 Military-Tap ENG PDF

    Military-Tap Routines & Techniques

    Tap Dance Research N°11 - a tapdance research book by Victor Cuno (632 p). Available as DOWNLOAD PDF

    59,50 €Online only
  • TDT N°1 THE TIME-STEP ENG PDF

    The Time-Step

    Tap Dance Technique N°1  ALL THERE IS TO KNOW ABOUT THE TIME-STEP (Victor Cuno), 730 p. A complete presentation & research about the techniqes and combinations of the famous Time-Step. Last update: September 21, 2019. ENGLISH VERSION available as DOWNLOAD PDF

    29,50 €Online only

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