Alina Cojocaru and Steven McRae
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[Magic Nights] (1932)

including An 1805 Impression, also under the title Récamier (1933)

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)

Dances and ensembles arranged by Buddy Bradley and Frederick Ashton
SC Ada Peacock and William Chappell
Radio Waves

D Rumba: Eve
The Spirit of Radio/Tango des Fratellini: Pearl Argyle
The Bell Boys Stampede
M W C Handy (St Louis Blues)
C William Chappell
D Eve, Frederick Ashton
An 1805 Impression
Ballet by Frederick Ashton
M Franz Schubert (Waltzes)
SC William Chappell (after Jacque-Louis David)
D Récamier: Pearl Argyle; Her Suitor: Frederick Ashton; Her Friends: Rita Elsie, Kathleen Gibson, Mary Barlow, Joan Laidlaw, Pamela Gray, Maisie Greene; Pas de quatre: Dorothy Jackson, Esmé Oxley, Walter Gore, William Chappell

FP Presented by C B Cochran, Trocadero Grill Room, London, 4 (?) April 1932

NP An 1805 Impression, under the title Récamier (sometimes called La Valse chez Madame Récamier, suite de danses):
D Mme Récamier: Pearl Argyle; Her Suitor: Antony Tudor; Pas de quatre: Andrée Howard, Elisabeth Schooling, William Chappell, Frank Staff; Friends: Tamara Svetlova, Nan Hopkins, Yvonne Madden, Daphne Gow, Ann Gee, Aase Nissen

FP Ballet Club, London, 3 December 1933