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KECITALS IN AKAROA. On .Saturday evening the-e was a larye aild apprcciat i-. o audience m the Oddfellows' 11.-, if when Miss Dorothea Spinn.-v pve a recital. Miss Spinney his been specially favoured l,y nature to portray all the b,v,i (i y and jjraco of the Creek W)m \\, and her re])re.sentation of (),«> Poses irom Greek vases was ~ thing: not to bn missed n» h-r |J"ony and g,. ;ia . of , novf , m( ;; it weie brought clearly 1,, everyone s vis,on. For her n.-.vt il.-i,, ■Miss Spinney told L-,,|y Man Spinney f , lv , : ; ~, id,?, °. what, an nrl, 1i,, ; \ tl ,|,,. ~,„,,, 01 'l tale. In |J H . fir.M ~|( - 1 (. ,. . ( |, ( ". can represent the Mi,■,.,. .liiVr-n-nl voices so clearly t.h,-,.i, 11,,. |,mlc,,. ci- -never fail* to und<-r,-;f.,u,d which person v;«»,.,| | n addition Mjrh Spiinn-v w«'/iv«-;; a kind of enchantiiicni. ionnd (kmstory and literally l.i;u );i |,oi I.- Imt hearer to the land ol "Mal'p Believe." In t,|,, ; "Mulu-r of Dreams", the second piny, Miss

Spinney told the story of a' Pierrot who seeks a mate in the outside world and needs the voice of the Maker of Dreams to show him the beauty and goodness of the Pierrette who lives under the same house as him-j self. There is an especial charm! in Miss Spinney's recitals and all were full of regret when the programme closed. Last night Miss Spinney gave a further recital "Iphig-enia." Her rendering of this Greek play was very fine indeed. No! point was missed and the whole] setting of the tragic story was clearly represented. Miss Spinney gave an excellent introduction j telling some part of the "Tale of j Troy Divine" and Helen's perfidy to explain clearly Iphigenia's position in the savage temple of j Taurus. Nothing in the play was! omitted, even choruses being; wonderfully recited. As a mark 1 of appreciation of her recitals Miss Spinney was presented with I a beautiful bouquet of flowers.! The audience throughout were most appreciative.

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MISS DOROTHEA SPINNEY., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3546, 16 May 1916

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MISS DOROTHEA SPINNEY. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3546, 16 May 1916

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