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RepositoryNational Resource Centre for Dance Archive
LevelSubSeries
Ref NoNM/S/14
TitleDe Falla La Vida Breve
Datec1930
DescriptionDescribed by Anita Heyworth in her list of memorable dances as 'A demi-character group for 5 dancers' La Vida Breve, as it is referred to in most of the programmes, first appears in approximately 1930 when it was performed by students of Madge Atkinson at un unknown venue. The latest date it appears in the programmes is 17 December 1937 at a Studio Evening where it is referred to as De Falla. The music used for this dance was composed by Manuel de Falla and is in the archive (NM/T/1/4/11).
The costume consists of five colourful floor length dresses and five 'all-in-alls'.
Related MaterialTwo records describe the costume for this dance.
Extent1 box
FormatCostume
Persons
CodePerson NameDates
DS/UK/P3147Atkinson; Madge (1885-1970); dance practitioner1885-1970
DS/UK/P1348Heyworth; Anita Elizabeth M (1906-1991)1906-1991
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