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American Sailor (from 'Les Matelots')

Alternative title: Matlo
Choreographer: Léonide Massine
Composer: Georges Auric
Rambert premiere: 9 Oct 1932, Ballet Club, Mercury Theatre, London
World premiere: 17 Jun 1925, Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, Théâtre de la Gaîté-Lyrique, Paris, France
Work note: Leon Woizikowsky performed this solo as a guest artist with the Marie Rambert Dancers in October 1931 (exact date in the season is unknown), and it was taken into the Ballet Club repertoire the following year.
Number of dancers: 1 man
Music title: Les Matelots (1924)
Music details: Live music: piano
Source: Programmes and reference file in the Rambert Archive
Archive catalogue: WORK/0049

Performances

Date Programme Venue
10 Oct 1931
Evening
Les Sylphides | Songs (The Moussorgsky Vocal Quartet) | Le Rugby | Dances from ''The Three Cornered Hat'' | Capriol Suite | La Péri | Chinese Magician | Songs (The Moussorgsky Vocal Quartet) | Mars and Venus | Russian Boyard Dance | American Sailor | Mannequin | Peasants' Frolic New Theatre, London
9 Oct 1932
Evening
The Garden | Prelude in B minor (Rachmaninov) | Prelude in G major (Rachmaninov) | L'Après-midi d'un faune | Foyer de Danse* | Le Spectre de la Rose | American Sailor (from 'Les Matelots')* | The Shepherd's Wooing (from 'The Gods go a-begging') | The Tartans (Danc Mercury Theatre, London
6 Jan 1935
Evening
A Florentine Picture | Constanza's Lament | American Sailor (from 'Les Matelots') | Pompette | Le Rugby | Cinderella* | Bar aux Folies-Bergère Mercury Theatre, London
29 Nov 1936
Evening
Passionate Pavane | The Planets | La Muse s'Amuse | The American Sailor | The Shepherd's Wooing | Pompette | Capriol Suite Mercury Theatre, London
16 Jan 1938
Evening
Our Lady's Juggler | Foyer de Danse | Trio (Lachrymae) | Étrange* | American Sailor | Pompette | The Tartans* | Soirée de Vienne, no. 6 (Schubert-Liszt) | Les Masques (ou, Changement de Dames) Mercury Theatre, London
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