A Fancy Dress Ball
The original text
First(?) performed in St Georges Hall, London, on 6 February, 1893.
The 19th century saw a number of vaudeville-style performances of sketches and ballet's using the term "Fancy Ball" in their titles. Most often by an unknown author or devised by the cast of the particular performance. (In this respect, see also Het Fancy Bal!!!, A Fancy Ball and The Fancy Ball)
To what extent Grain knew of, was indebted to, or influenced by the other works is unknown.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
The Era Almanak 1893: p.61, Google E-book
Albert Charles Robinson Carter. 1896. The Year's Music, J.S. Virtue & Company, Limited: pp. 329-332
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