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The Lord of Burleigh (1931)

M Music by
S Scenery by
C Costumes by
D Danced by
FP First performance
NP New production
R Reproduced by
ST Staging (indicates that the ballet was produced in substantially its original form)

Scenario by Edwin Evans
M Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, arranged by Edwin Evans, orchestrated by Gordon Jacobs (Overture: Capriccio in A minor, op 33, no 1; Song Without Words in E major, op 67, no 36; Characteristic Piece, op 7, no 4; Song Without Words in A minor, op 19, no 2; in F sharp minor, op19 no 5; Scherzo a capriccioso in F sharp minor, op 28 no 6; Song Without Words in A major (Kinderstück), op 102 no 47; Scherzo, from Octect in E flat, op 20; Song Without Words in B minor, op 30 no 10; in E flat major, op 53 no 20; in F sharp minor, op 67 no 32; Andante cantabile e presto agitato in B minor, 1839; Canzonetta, from String quartet in E flat major, op 12; Finale, from Violin concerto in E minor, op 64)
SC George Sheringham

D Lady Clara Vere de Vere: Diana Gould; Katie Willows: Alicia Markova; Lilian: Andrée Howard; Mariana: Maud Lloyd; Madeline: Prudence Hyman; Adeline: Pearl Argyle; Isabel: Phyllis Stanley; Rosalind: Betty Cluff; Margaret: Elisabeth Schooling; Eleänore: Natalia Gregorova; Lord of Burleigh: William Chappell; Eustace: Walter Gore; Edwin Morris: Frederick Ashton; Edward Gray: Antony Tudor
FP Camargo Society, Carlton Theatre, London, 15 December 1931 (in a slightly abridged version)

NP Camargo Society; complete ballet, somewhat revised
D as above, except Edwin Morris: Rollo Gamble
FP Savoy Theatre, London, 28 February 1932

NP Vic-Wells Ballet
D Lady Clara Vere de Vere: Ursula Moreton; Katie Willows: Alicia Markova; Lilian: Sheila McCarthy; Mariana: Beatrice Appleyard; Madeline: Nadina Newhouse; Adeline: Marie Nielson; Isabel: Joy Newton; Rosalind: Ailne Phillips; Margaret: Freda Bamford; Eleänore: Gwyneth Mathews; Lord of Burleigh: Anton Dolin; Eustace: Claude Newman; Edwin Morris: Antony Tudor; Edward Gray: Travis Kemp
FP Old Vic, London, 17 October 1932

NP Vic-Wells Ballet; SC Derek Hill
D Lady Clara Vere de Vere: Pearl Argyle; Katie Willows: Elizabeth Miller; Lilian: Julia Farron; Mariana: Ursula Moreton; Madeline: June Brae; Adeline: Gwyneth Mathews; Isabel: Pamela May; Rosalind: Wendy Horsburgh; Margaret: Margot Fonteyn; Eleänore: Joy Newton; Lord of Burleigh: Robert Helpmann; Eustace: Richard Ellis; Edwin Morris: Leslie Edwards; Edward Gray: William Chappell
FP Sadler's Wells Theatre, London, 7 December 1937

ST Royal Ballet; Tribute to Sir Frederick Ashton; solo, The Lady with the Fan only: D Deanne Bergsma
Royal Opera House, London, 24 July 1970