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Deserts

Choreographer: Anna Sokolow
Composer: Edgar Varèse
Lighting designer: Anna Sokolow, Ken Reeder
Rambert premiere: 25 Jul 1967, Ballet Rambert, Jeannetta Cochrane Theatre, London
World premiere: 10 Mar 1967, Anna Sokolow Dance Company, Hunter College Playhouse, New York, New York, USA
Production note: Set and costume designer are uncredited in the programme and publicity materials.
Music title: Déserts (1954)
Music details: Recorded music
Music note: The music was a recording of 'Déserts', plus three interpolations of electronically organised sound.
Source: Programme and reference file in the Rambert Archive
Archive catalogue: WORK/0197

Performances

Date ↿⇂ Programme ↿⇂ Venue ↿⇂
25 Jul 1967
Evening
Inochi* | Ricercare | Deserts* | Intermède Jeannetta Cochrane Theatre, London
20 Nov 1967
Evening
Ziggurat* | Ricercare | Deserts Jeannetta Cochrane Theatre, London
14 Feb 1968
Evening
Ziggurat | Tic-Tack* | Ricercare | Deserts Phoenix Theatre, London
15 Mar 1968
Evening
Deserts | Freefall | Tic-Tack | Solo* | Remembered Motion* Stanley Theatre, Liverpool
16 Mar 1968
Evening
Deserts | Freefall | Tic-Tack | Solo | Remembered Motion Stanley Theatre, Liverpool
15 Jul 1968
Evening
Freefall | The Act* | 1 - 2 - 3 | Deserts Arts Theatre Cambridge
28 Nov 1969
Evening
George Frideric | Ricercare | Blind-Sight* | Deserts Jeannetta Cochrane Theatre, London
30 Nov 1970
Evening
'Tis Goodly Sport* | Pierrot Lunaire | Deserts Jeannetta Cochrane Theatre, London
17 Apr 1974
Evening
Ziggurat | Weekend* | Spindrift* | Deserts The Round House, London
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