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RepositoryNational Resource Centre for Dance Archive
LevelItem
Ref NoNM/H/1/2/8
TitleMiss Madge Atkinson and Pupils at the Houldsworth Hall
Date22 November 1922
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'.
LanguageEnglish
Extent2 theatre programmes
FormatTheatre Programme
Persons
CodePerson NameDates
DS/UK/P3147Atkinson; Madge (1885-1970); dance practitioner1885-1970
Places
CodeSet
NA91Houldsworth Hall/Manchester/England, UK
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