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RepositoryNational Resource Centre for Dance Archive
LevelFile
Ref NoNM/T/2/5/33
TitleBlumenfeld Preludes
DateJuly 1939
DescriptionThe contents of one file labelled 'Blumenfeld Preludes, Scala Theatre, July 1939'.
Six sheets of paper containing fabric cuttings of classic crepe and pertal muslin. The individual cuttings are assigned to a name of a performer. The six pages are entitled as follows:
Rebellion; 2nd Prelude; 3rd Prelude; 4th Prelude; Jollity; 7th Prelude. 'Burnet & co.' is written on each page, this is possibly the supplier of the fabric.

Sixteen small sets of movement/ design/ cast notes as follows (the majority of which are handwritten):

Text For Today-a Parable in Dance Form, theme and choreography by Madge Atkinson; July 28th Scala, Natural Movement Branch (synopsis of the dance and cast lists); Scala-cast for Preludes ; a handwritten list of the cast in each Prelude; Introduction; a series of floorplans entitled 'Strength and Determination'; Rebellion; Jollity; Maturity; Blumenfeld Preludes; Next to Past Prelude; Prelude no. 10; Last Prelude; two copies entitled 'Prelude no. 9; Ground Design Second Prelude.

Original box number 72-Theatre groups+ Opera + Group Dances.
Extent1 file
FormatNotation Score
Persons
CodePerson NameDates
DS/UK/P3147Atkinson; Madge (1885-1970); dance practitioner1885-1970
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