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Septet

Choreographer: Merce Cunningham
Composer: Erik Satie
Costume designer: Remy Charlip
Lighting designer: Sid Ellen
Rambert premiere: 20 Nov 1987, Rambert Dance Company, Theatre Royal, Glasgow
World premiere: 22 Aug 1953, Merce Cunningham Dance Company, Black Mountain College, Black Mountain, North Carolina, USA
Production note: In the 1987 Rambert programme, Remy Charlip is credited as 'design', and Chris Komar is credited as 'Choreographer's Assistant'. Sid Ellen is credited in subsequent programmes.
Duration: 16 minutes
Number of dancers: 6 dancers
Music title: Trois morceaux en forme de poire (1903)
Music details: Live music: 2 pianos
Sponsors: The re-mounting of this work was made possible by a 1987 DEC Dance Award from Digital Equipment Company Ltd.
Source: Programme and reference file in the Rambert Archive
Archive catalogue: WORK/0348

Performances

Date ↿⇂ Programme ↿⇂ Venue ↿⇂
20 Nov 1987
Evening
Dancing Day | Dutiful Ducks | Septet* | Strong Language Theatre Royal, Glasgow
8 Jun 1988
Evening
Dangerous Liaisons | Septet | Dark Elegies | Mates* Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
21 Oct 1988
Evening
Septet | Hymnos* | Soldat* | Strong Language Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury
22 Oct 1988
Evening
Septet | Hymnos | Soldat | Strong Language Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury
2 Mar 1989
Evening
Septet | Hymnos | Dark Elegies | Cinema* Birmingham Repertory Theatre
3 Mar 1989
Evening
Septet | Hymnos | Dark Elegies | Cinema Birmingham Repertory Theatre
4 Mar 1989
Evening
Septet | Hymnos | Dark Elegies | Cinema Birmingham Repertory Theatre
12 May 1989
Evening
Septet | Soda Lake | Sounding* | Cinema Nottingham Playhouse
13 May 1989
Evening
Septet | Soda Lake | Sounding | Cinema Nottingham Playhouse
9 Feb 1990
Evening
Septet | Sounding | Embrace Tiger and Return to Mountain | Currulao* Anthony Hopkins Theatre, Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Mold
22 Nov 1991
Evening
Sounding | Island to Island* | Septet | Wildlife Apollo Theatre, Oxford
23 Nov 1991
Evening
Sounding | Island to Island | Septet | Wildlife Apollo Theatre, Oxford
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