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Suite of Airs

Choreographer: Antony Tudor
Composer: Henry Purcell
Costume designer: Nadia Benois
World premiere: 16 May 1937, Ballet Club, Mercury Theatre, London
Work note: Author Lionel Bradley states that the work was created for television in March 1937, but there is no evidence that it was ever broadcast.
Duration: 10 minutes
Number of dancers: 3 women, 1 man
Music title: Selection of music from 'The Fairy Queen' (1692)
Music details: Live music: piano
Source: Programme and reference file in the Rambert Archive; Bradley, L. 'Sixteen Years of Ballet Rambert' (Hinrichsen Edition Ltd, 1946).
Archive catalogue: WORK/0091

Performances

Date Programme Venue
14 Jun 1937
Evening
Our Lady's Juggler | Valse Romantique No. 1 (Chabrier) | L'Apr├Ęs-midi d'un faune | Passionate Pavane | Bluebird | The Lady of Shalott | Suite of Airs | Death and the Maiden | Valse Romantique No. 3 (Chabrier) | Le Cricket | Le Rugby Birmingham Repertory Theatre
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