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Listen to the Music

Choreographer: Jonathan Taylor
Music arranger: Anthony Hymas
Text by: Denise Coffey
Set designer: Jenny Beavan
Costume designer: Jenny Beavan
Lighting designer: Richard Caswell
World premiere: 4 Oct 1972, Ballet Rambert, Jeannetta Cochrane Theatre, London
Production note: Jenny Beavan is credited as 'designer'.
Number of dancers: 6 dancers
Music title: Overture of 'The Nutcracker' (Tchaikovsky); a medley from the Overture of 'Le Cheval de Bronze' (Auber); Farandole from 'L'Arlèsienne' (Bizet); The Hut of Baba Yaga from 'Pictures at an Exhibition' (Mussorgsky); an extract from 'Francesca da Rimini' (Tchaikovsky); 'Lady be Good' (Gershwin);'Bells through the Leaves from the second set of 'Images' (Debussy)
Music details: Live music with recorded text
Music note: Text written and recorded by Denise Coffey.
Sponsors: The choreography, music and designs 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/0239

Performances

Date Programme Venue
4 Oct 1972
Evening
Opus '65 | Solo | Listen to the Music* | Ziggurat Jeannetta Cochrane Theatre, London
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