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Passionate Pavane

Alternative title: Trio (Lachrymae)
Choreographer: Frederick Ashton
Composer: John Dowland
Music arranger: Constant Lambert
Costume designer: William Chappell
Rambert premiere: 11 Oct 1936, Ballet Club, Mercury Theatre, London
World premiere: 10 Dec 1930, Arts Theatre Club, London, United Kingdom
Work note: The world premiere, under the title 'Follow Your Saint: The Passionate Pavan', took place in 'A Masque of Poetry and Music: Beauty, Truth and Rarity' presented by Arnold L. Haskell. Ballet Club sometimes presented this work with the 'Trio (Lacrymae)', which author David Vaughan suggests may have been an abbreviated version.
Number of dancers: 1 woman, 2 men
Music title: Selection from 'Lachrimae, or Seven Teares, figured in seven passionat Pavans, with divers other Pavans, Galiards and Almands' (1605)
Music details: Live music: piano
Source: Programme and reference file in the Rambert Archive; Vaughan, D. 'Frederick Ashton and His Ballets' (Alfred A. Knopf, 1977)
Archive catalogue: WORK/0086
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