Ref NoNM/H/1/2/8
TitleMiss Madge Atkinson and Pupils at the Houldsworth Hall
Date22 November 1922
Extent2 theatre programmes
DescriptionDances of History by Miss Madge Atkinson and her pupils, with Dance song Accompaniments by Miss Vivian [sic] Edwards. Includes performances of Pavanne; Galliarde and song; Forlana; Pavanne; Coronto; Canaries; Chaconne. Section IV of the programme entitled 'Some Dances of Brittany' includes Bourée; Passepied; Chanson De Marie; LA Mariée; Bouree; Allmande; Gavotte; Minuet; Contre Dance. A. E. M. The programme includes performers and details of the musical accompaniments for each dance, some of the listings have a short synopsis.

Not on the programme reads: All these dances have been revived by Miss Madge Atkinson, with the exception of the "Caneries" [sic] from old dance charts in the British Museum and notes from the "Orchésographie," the oldest book on dancing written by a french monk in the fourteenth century.

A note is included in the programmes on a separate slip of paper with 'additional notes of the song accompaniments by Miss Vivian Edwards'.
FormatTheatre Programme
CodePerson NameDates
DS/UK/P3147Atkinson; Madge (1885-1970); dance practitioner1885-1970
NA91Houldsworth Hall/Manchester/England, UK
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