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Tic-Tack

Choreographer: John Chesworth
Composer: Fritz Kreisler
Music arranger: Sergei Rachmaninov
Set designer: Tomi Ungerer (after)
Costume designer: Tomi Ungerer (after)
World premiere: 14 Feb 1968, Ballet Rambert, Phoenix Theatre, London
Work note: First performed on 13 March 1967 by Ballet Rambert in front of an invited audience and then publicly on 14 March 1967 as part of the 'Collaboration One' workshop performances at the Jeannetta Cochrane Theatre, London. The work was subsequently taken into the main repertoire.
Production note: In the workshop programme, Tomi Ungerer is credited as 'Tableau Vivant' while John Hallé and Judith Pepperdine are credited as 'designers'. In the world premiere programme, Tomi Ungerer is credited as 'Design after drawings by'.
Music title: Liebesfreud (1910)
Music details: Live music: piano
Music note: Originally composed for the violin, Rachmaninov arranged the music for piano.
Source: Programme and reference file in the Rambert Archive
Archive catalogue: WORK/0202; CWSWORK/0005

Performances

Date Programme Venue
14 Feb 1968
Evening
Ziggurat | Tic-Tack* | Ricercare | Deserts Phoenix Theatre, London
15 Mar 1968
Evening
Deserts | Freefall | Tic-Tack | Solo* | Remembered Motion* Stanley Theatre, Liverpool
16 Mar 1968
Evening
Deserts | Freefall | Tic-Tack | Solo | Remembered Motion Stanley Theatre, Liverpool
29 May 1968
Evening
Freefall | Tic-Tack | 1 - 2 - 3 | Them and Us* | Intermède Jeannetta Cochrane Theatre, London
20 Feb 1969
Evening
George Frideric* | Tic-Tack | Pierrot Lunaire | Façade Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh
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