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Simple Symphony

Choreographer: Walter Gore
Composer: Benjamin Britten
Set designer: Ronald Wilson
Costume designer: Ronald Wilson
World premiere: 29 Nov 1944, Ballet Rambert, Theatre Royal, Bristol
Work note: Dedication: 'Dedicated to D.M.'
Production note: In the programme, Ronald Wilson is credited as 'decor and costumes' and later 'scenery and costumes'.
Scene/role note: Four scenes: 1. Boisterous Bouree; 2. Playful Pizzacato; 3. Sentimental Saraband; 4. Frolicsome Finale
Music title: Simple Symphony (1934)
Music details: Recorded music: gramophone record
Source: Programme and reference file in the Rambert Archive
Archive catalogue: WORK/0132

Performances

Date Programme Venue
29 Nov 1944
Evening
Les Sylphides | Soirée Musicale | Lady into Fox | Simple Symphony* Theatre Royal, Bristol
23 Oct 1945
Evening
Giselle, Act 2 | Un Songe* | Two Dances from ''La Vida Breve'' (de Falla) | Simple Symphony | Peter and the Wolf (A Fable without a Moral) Theatre Royal, Norwich
20 May 1954
Evening
Swan Lake Act II | Simple Symphony | The Life and Death of Lola Montez (1816-1861)* | Peter and the Wolf (A Fable without a Moral) Oxford Playhouse
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