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RepositoryNational Resource Centre for Dance Archive
Ref NoNM/H/1/2/29
TitleDance through the Ages, Burnley Clef Club, Branch of the British Music Society (7th Season, 11th Meeting)
Date5 March 1926
DescriptionA Lecture Demonstration by Madge Atkinson and Students, the programme is divided into seven sections as follows:
1. Dance of the Greeks- 500-600 B.C. including "Pastorale"; "Ritual"; "Athletic"; "Mourning Dance"; "Phyrric".
2. French and Italian Dances of the Mediaeval [sic] Period, from the 14th Century including Pavanne; Forlana; Bourrée; Passepied.
3. French court Dances of the 17th Century includes Gavotte; Minuet; Contre Danse.
4. English Dances during the Reign of Queen Elizabeth including Pavanne; Galliard; Canaries; Coronto.
5. A Victorian Incident
6. Operatic Dance "A Whim"
7. Dances Based on Natural Movement including A Pastorale to the Gavotte and Musette; "The Timbrel"; An Episode; "The Spirit of Hunting"

The programme also includes details of musical accompaniment, cast lists and advertisements. One copy has a handwritten draft programme inside.
Extent2 theatre programmes
FormatTheatre Programme
CodePerson NameDates
DS/UK/P3147Atkinson; Madge (1885-1970); dance practitioner1885-1970
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