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Czernyana

Choreographer: Frank Staff
Composer: Karl Czerny
Set designer: Eve Swinstead-Smith
Costume designer: Eve Swinstead-Smith
World premiere: 5 Dec 1939, Ballet Rambert, Duchess Theatre, London
Work note: Author Lionel Bradley states that in the 1943 revival, some dances from the original 'Czernyana' were replaced with dances from 'Czerny 2'.
Production note: In the programme, Eve Swinstead-Smith is credited as 'decor' or as 'decor and costumes'..
Number of dancers: 7 women, 3 men
Revival credits: 1959 revival staged by Elisabeth Schooling.
Music title: Practical Exercises for Beginners, Opus 599 (1840)
Music details: Live music: piano
Source: Programme and reference file in the Rambert Archive; Bradley, L. 'Sixteen Years of Ballet Rambert' (Hinrichsen Edition Ltd, 1946).
Archive catalogue: WORK/0104

Performances

Date ↿⇂ Programme ↿⇂ Venue ↿⇂
5 Dec 1939
Evening
La Muse s'Amuse | Death and the Maiden | Czernyana* | Les Masques (ou, Changement de Dames) | Bar aux Folies-Bergère Duchess Theatre, London
8 Feb 1940
Evening
Lady into Fox | Cap Over Mill* | Czernyana The Arts Theatre Club, London
4 Jul 1940
Matinee
Love-In-Idleness* | Jardin aux Lilas | Lady into Fox | Czernyana Theatre Royal, Brighton
26 Nov 1940
Evening
Czernyana | Enigma Variations* | Death and the Maiden | Two Romantic Waltzes (Chabrier) | Gala Performance Arts Theatre Cambridge
16 Nov 1944
Matinee
Swan Lake (Act II) | The Fugitive* | Czernyana Royal County Theatre, Bedford
31 Jul 1945
Evening
Giselle, Act II* | Judgment of Paris | The Fugitive | Czernyana Birmingham Repertory Theatre
29 Oct 1952
Evening
Swan Lake Act II | Movimientos* | The Lilac Garden | Czerny-ana Arts Theatre Cambridge
1 Jun 1959
Evening
Laiderette | Czernyana | La Reja* | Hazaña Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
20 Jul 1961
Evening
Czerny-ana | Night Shadow | Night and Silence* | Hazaña Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
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