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RepositoryNational Resource Centre for Dance Archive
LevelItem
Ref NoNM/H/1/3/45
TitleDemonstration of Natural Movement and music at the Municipal College of Technology, Manchester
Date16 June 1936
DescriptionDirected by Miss Madge Atkinson and performed by children from Elemantary Schools in Manchester. The name of the schools are given on the programme and the dance notes detail the directions for the demonstrations and the specific dances performed: Butterflies, Daisies Asleep, First snow, Up with the lark, Good morning to the sun, and White tailed rabbit; Jumping here and jumping there, dancing, playing; Tinkle tunes: clapping dance, dancing, marching; The boat (Leaving port), The wreck, Sheltering in the wood, White cliffs, Insects dance; Runs and hush, Tone: loud and soft, Accent: clapping, stamping, conducting; trotting ponies, five steps, Jumping here and jumping there, The rocking horse, Playways, Twiddly dance, Three blind mice, Wee willie winkie, Ride a cock horse and The fairy piper; 1st tinkle tune, Woodfairies; Schubert dances 2, 3, 5. One of the programmes has been annotated by Anita Heyworth 'Whitworth Hall - Manchester, belonging to university of Manchester' - although the leaflets advertising the performance give the Municipal College of Technology as the venue.
LanguageEnglish
Extent3 programmes, 2 leaflets and dance notes and 2 tickets
FormatTheatre Programme
Persons
CodePerson NameDates
DS/UK/P3147Atkinson; Madge (1885-1970); dance practitioner1885-1970
DS/UK/P1348Heyworth; Anita Elizabeth M (1906-1991)1906-1991
Places
CodeSet
NA1147Manchester College of Technology/Manchester/England, UK
NA1150Whitworth Hall/Manchester/England, UK
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