Ancient Voices of Children

Choreographer: Christopher Bruce
Composer: George Crumb
Set designer: Nadine Baylis
Costume designer: Nadine Baylis
Lighting designer: John B. Read
World premiere: 7 Jul 1975, Ballet Rambert, Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
Production note: In the programme, Nadine Baylis is credited as 'design'.
Music title: Ancient Voices of Children (1970)
Music details: Live music: soprano, boy soprano, oboe, mandolin, harp, electric piano, 3 percussion
Music note: Crumb's 'Ancient Voices of Children' is a cycle of songs on texts by Federico Garcia Lorca.
Source: Programme and reference file in the Rambert Archive
Archive catalogue: WORK/0261


Date Programme Venue
7 Jul 1975
Ziggurat | Running Figures | Musete de Taverni | Ancient Voices of Children* Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
14 Feb 1978
Laocoon* | Window | Ancient Voices of Children | Praeludium Anthony Hopkins Theatre, Theatr Clwyd, Mold
9 Mar 1978
Ancient Voices of Children | Laocoon | Nuthouse Stomp* | Black Angels Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
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