Four Working Songs

Choreographer: Judith Marcuse
Composer: Carlos Miranda
Set designer: Spyros Coskinas
Costume designer: Spyros Coskinas
Lighting designer: Rob Harris
World premiere: 8 Mar 1976, Ballet Rambert, Wyvern Theatre, Swindon
Work note: First performed on 23 February 1976 by Ballet Rambert as part of 'Collaborations Three', an experimental workshop season at the Jeannetta Cochrane Theatre, London. The work was subsequently taken into the main repertoire.
Production note: In the programme, Spyros Coskinas is credited as 'design'.
Scene/role note: Four sections: Part 1 hands; Part 2 machines; Part 3 working alone; Part 4 working together
Music details: Recorded music
Music commissioned by Rambert: Yes
Sponsors: The choreography for this work was commissioned by by the Mercury Theatre Trust Ltd., with funds provided by the Arts Council of Great Britain. The music for this work was commissioned by the Mercury Theatre Trust Ltd., with funds provided by the Arts Council of Great Britain and the R.V.W. Trust.
Source: Programme in the Rambert Archive
Archive catalogue: WORK/0265; CWSWORK/0031

Performances

Date Programme Venue
8 Mar 1976
Evening
Ricercare | The Parades Gone By | Four Working Songs* Wyvern Theatre, Swindon
Made by Palace