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RepositoryNational Resource Centre for Dance Archive
LevelItem
Ref NoNM/H/1/2/30
TitleDances of the ages by Madge Atkinson and Students at Nelson Clef Club
Date12 October 1926
DescriptionLecture Demonstration including performances of Dance of the Greeks-500-600 B.C. (1) "Pastorale" (2) "Athletic" (3) "Athletic" (4) "Pastorale" (5) "Phyrric"; French and Italian Dances of the Mediaeval [sic] Period, from the 14th Century (1) Pavanne (2) Forlana (3) Passepied (4) Bourree; French Court Dances of the 17th Century (1) Gavotte (2) Contre Danse; English Dances during the Reign of Queen Elizabeth (1) Pavanne (2) Coronto; Operatic Dance "Coquette"; Dances Based on Natural Movement (1) Gigue (2) Tone Picture (3) "The Tail" (4) Timbrel Dance (5) "The Slipper" (6) Bourree. Programme includes cast lists and details of musical accompaniment.

The brochure includes details of the Nelson Clef club Seventh Season, 1926-27 with a foreword and details of the committee. Madge Atkinson's Lecture Demonstration is listed with a details of the periods that the dances performed are from and a short biography for M.A. It also states that the dances will be illustrated in the costume of the period.
LanguageEnglish
Extent1 publicity brochure, 2 theatre programmes
FormatTheatre Programme
Persons
CodePerson NameDates
DS/UK/P3147Atkinson; Madge (1885-1970); dance practitioner1885-1970
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