fbpx

4 Pieces for 6 Dancers

Choreographer: Pietje Law
Lyricist: Eric Maschwitz
Recording artist: Jack Buchanan, Lew Davis
Set designer: Nadine Baylis
Costume designer: Nadine Baylis
Lighting designer: Richard Caswell
World premiere: 9 Mar 1972, Ballet Rambert, Young Vic Theatre, London
Work note: Created for Ballet Rambert's 'Dance for New Dimensions' programme of works designed for thrust (open) stages.
Music title: Musettes from 'Out of Doors' Suite (Bártok); 'Good-night Vienna' (Posford/Maschwitz); Prelude No. 6 Book 2 (Debussy); I Never Knew (Davis)
Music details: Recorded music
Music note: Jack Buchanan recorded 'Good-night Vienna' in 1932. Lew Davis recorded 'I Never Knew' in 1935.
Sponsors: The choreography, designs and lighting for this work were commissioned by the Mercury Theatre Trust Limited, with funds provided by the Arts Council of Great Britain.
Source: Programme and reference file in the Rambert Archive
Archive catalogue: WORK/0229

Performances

Date Programme Venue
9 Mar 1972
Evening
Full Circle* | Ad Hoc* | Theme and Variations* | Sonata for Two* | 4 Pieces for 6 Dancers* | ''for those who die as cattle''* | This Seems to be My Life* Young Vic Theatre, London
15 Mar 1972
Evening
Full Circle | Ad Hoc | ''for those who die as cattle'' | 4 Pieces for 6 Dancers | Stop-Over* | Ladies Ladies!* Young Vic Theatre, London
Made by Palace