1p. Handwritten annotation 'Feb 1920 Perugini. Expression in Dance' in unknown hand. Includes photographs of William Kimber, The Flamborough Sword Dance and Laudnum Bunches. Also includes photograph of Dorothy Turner. Also includes brown envelope entitled 'KARPELES, Maud', 'Correspondence with EFDSS (Membership)' and 'Box 7'
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From magazine The Dancing Times, Feb 1920 ['Expression In Dance' by Mark E. Perugini]
4pp. Includes enclosed appeal to the AGM in support of Douglas Kennedy written by Gardiner and a brown envelope entitled 'KARPELES, Maud / Correspondence with G. H. Gerould, 1927 [crossed out in the typescript] / Correspondence with Rolf Gardiner Dec. '62' with handwritten annotations [possibly by EFDSS Librarian?]. Subjects also include own viewpoint concerning the tempi of Morris dances. Reference to Cecil Sharp House and Cecil Sharp's Morris Book Part 1. Dances mentioned: 'Constant Billy', 'Old Black Joe', 'Brighton Camp' and 'Laudnum Bunches'. Names mentioned: 'Kenneth Briggs Constable' and 'Douglas [Douglas Kennedy]'. Places mentioned: Dorset and Wiltshire. Letter written on the headed paper of The Springhead Ring.
MK/4/46 Letter from Henry Rolf Gardiner to Maud Karpeles (16 November 1960) re EFDSS Annual General Meeting i.e. Gardiner's appeal to the AGM in support of Douglas Kennedy and request for Cecil Sharp's conclusions relating to the tempi of the Morris dance with reference to the Morris Ring and a German Morris side (This record)
4pp. Subjects also include a request to meet at the folk dance competitions at Morecambe, Karpeles' intention to return to Newfoundland in June 1930 and the publication of Karpeles' notation of the Royton Morris Dance. Reference to the 'Esperance Club', 'first Morris book', 'Chelsea Polytechnic [Chelsea College of Science and Technology]', 'Folk Dance Club', 'Stratford-Upon-Avon School'. Names mentioned: 'Mr. Sharp [Cecil Sharp]', 'Percy Manning', 'Kimber [William Kimber]', 'Miss Wilkie [Dorette Wilkie]', 'Dr. Vaughan Williams [Ralph Vaughan Williams]'. Tunes mentioned: 'Laudnum Bunches', 'Constant Billy', 'Rigs 'o Marlow', 'The Old Woman Tossed Up', 'Rodney', 'Bluff King Hal', 'Shepherds' Hey' and 'Morris Off'. Places mentioned: 'Headington [Oxford]' and 'Redditch [Worcester]'. Also includes brown envelope entitled 'KARPELES, Maud / Correspondence. with Annie Gilchrist. April 1930 re: AG's article for EFDS, and re amalgamation of EFDS and FSS / Gilchrist obit. [obituary]'
MK/4/22 Letter from [Maud Karpeles] to Anne Geddes Gilchrist (12 April 1930) re criticism and request for alteration and/or omission of Gilchrist's article in the EFDS News, collecting and publication of Headington dances with reference to the Board of Education, development of the EFDS, Summer School and Gilchrist's dissapproval of EFDS and Folk Song Society amalgation (This record)