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Title:Dick Whittington
1st Performance:Dec 26, 1898
Theatre:Adelphi
Source:The Illustrated London News, Dec 31, 1898, p. 978
Review:The Illustrated London News, Dec 31, 1898, p. 979

The pantomime does not belong to these notes on music, but one word should be set down about the charming selection which Mr. Oscar Barrett has made for his "Dick Whittington" at the Adelphi Theatre.  One dance in particular, in which the principal dancer throws from herself garment after garment to a circle of children, is altogether conceived upon the best plane of art.  The music chosen for this particular episode is from the loom of Tschaikowsky, and in the circumstances it sounds peculiarly, even startlingly, well.

 

The Illustrated London News, Dec 31, 1898, p. 978

 

 

The Illustrated London News, Dec 31, 1898, p. 979

 



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Originally published by Greenwood Press as The Sans Pareil Theatre 1806-1819, Adelphi Theatre 1819-1850: An Index to Authors, Titles, Performers, 1988, and The Adelphi Theatre 1850-1900: An Index to Authors, Titles, Performers and Management, 1992.
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