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Kol Simcha (Voice of Celebration)

Choreographer: Didy Veldman
Composer: Adam Gorb
Set designer: Sasha Keir
Costume designer: Sasha Keir
Lighting designer: Liliane Tondellier
World premiere: 7 Feb 1996, Rambert Dance Company, Theatre Royal, Brighton
Work note: A five-minute version of this work was performed on 12 July 1995 at St John's, Smith Square, London, commissioned by London Musici part of their 'Music, Song and Dance' concerts. Rambert Dance Company subsequently commissioned Didy Veldman to create a longer version of the work.
Number of dancers: 9 dancers
Music title: The seven movements of the music are entitled 'Scalerica de Oro', 'Sher', 'Doina-Hora', 'Interlude', 'Terkishe', 'El Mole Rachamin', 'Bulgar'
Music details: Live music: clarinet in C, clarinet in Bb, trumpet, trombone, percussion, accordion, 2 violins and double bass
Source: Programme and reference file in the Rambert Archive
Archive catalogue: WORK/0393

Performances

Date Programme Venue
7 Feb 1996
Evening
Banter Banter | Swansong | Kol Simcha (Voice of Celebration)* Theatre Royal, Brighton
8 May 1996
Evening
Moonshine* | Stabat Mater | Kol Simcha Wyvern Theatre, Swindon
6 Dec 1996
Evening
Moonshine | Stream* | Kol Simcha (Voice of Celebration) Theatre Royal, Plymouth
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