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Roehampton University London Stravinsky the Global Dancer: A Chronology of Choreography to the Music of Igor Stravinsky

All Dance Records.

Dances are ordered by the premiere year of the Dance, then the full performance date of the Dance, then the Dance title.

* - partial use of score.
† - musical collage.


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Premiere Year 1985 
Dance Ballet Scenes 
Choreographer Hans van Manen  b. 1932 
Music Scènes de ballet  1944  First Performance: 24 November 1944, Forrest Theatre, Philadelphia 
for orchestra  Length of score: 18'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Keso Dekker 
Company Nederlands Dans Theater 
First Performance 13 June 1985  Scheveningen, Netherlands 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note  
Record 801 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1985 
Dance Eight Miniatures 
Choreographer Peter Martins  b. 1946 
Music Eight Instrumental Miniatures  1962  First Performance: 29 April 1962, Massey Hall, Toronto 
for fifteen players  Length of score: 6'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design  
Company New York City Ballet 
First Performance 17 July 1985  Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga, USA 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Stacy Caddell, Susan Gluck, Roma Sosenko, Peter Boal, Michael Byars, Gen Horiuchi 
Note For 3 couples, the combined casts of Martins' two earlier pas de trois Eight Easy Pieces (1980) and Eight More (1985). Neo-classical style. Stravinsky's score is a transcription and reordering of Les Cinq Doigts for piano (1921). 
Record 802 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1985 
Dance Le Baiser de la fée† 
Choreographer Maurice Béjart  b. 1927 
Music The Fairy's Kiss  1928; rev. 1950  First Performance: 27 November 1928, Théâtre national de l'Opéra, Paris 
Ballet in four scenes  Length of score: 43'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Danielle Laurent 
Company Ballet du XXe Siè8cle 
First Performance 27 September 1985  Palais des Sports, Ghent, Belgium 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Katarzyna Gdaniec (Fairy), Eric Vu-An (Young Man), Gil Roman (Young Girl) 
Note For ensemble, a development from the original Baiser scenario, the young man seen as the chosen artist, a star dancer (one scene shows him in a St. Petersburg ballet studio), who needs to leave the world in order to fulfil his genius potential. Béjart used words to introduce the storyline and interpolated passages of Tchaikovsky. 
Record 803 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1985 
Dance Dream Driven 
Choreographer Rebecca Kelly   
Music The Rite of Spring (piano duet version)  1911 - 13  First Performance: Not Known 
  Length of score: 33'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Donna Marxer, Tyler Smith 
Company Rebecca Kelly Dance Company 
First Performance 03 October 1985  Symphony Space, New York, USA 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Rebecca Kelly (Woman/Patient), Maryann Perrone (Young Girl Dreaming), Lisa Spinella (Career Woman), Alison Graham (Woman at a Party), Maria Rada (Woman in the Bedroom), Kevin Kelly (Doctor), Craig Brashear (Husband), Miguel Aviles (Lover), Kevin Rhynd (Crazy Inmate), Tyler Smith (Tempter) 
Note For ensemble, in 8 scenes, narrating as flashback a young woman's struggle with alcoholism and ending in the present, a hospital de-tox scene, when she surrenders to the figures from her past. 'The five principal female characters in different non-chronological settings, are all aspects of the alcoholic -- as a girl, as a high achieving career woman and homemaker, as a socialite, as a lover, and in her present critical state.' Modern style. Revival, Rebecca Kelly Ballet, New York (2000). 
Record 804 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1985 
Dance Frisson 
Choreographer Mark Morris  b. 1956 
Music Symphonies of Wind Instruments  1920; rev. 1947  First Performance: 10 June 1921, Queen's Hall, London 
  Length of score: 12'
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Design  
Company Mark Morris Dance Group 
First Performance 07 December 1985  Bessie Schönberg Theater, New York, USA 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note For 5 dancers, plotless, free from the musical rhythmic detail, exploring a series of architectural body designs, with hints of Merce Cunningham space/time procedures. 
Record 805 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1985 
Dance Petrushka 
Choreographer Yair Vardi   
Music Petrushka  1910 - 11; rev 1946  First Performance: 13 June 1911, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris 
Burlesque in four scenes  Length of score: 35'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Yair Vardi 
Company English Dance Theatre 
First Performance 20 December 1985  Gulbenkian Studio Theatre, Newcastle, UK 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Yair Vardi (Magician), Gary Nichols (Petrushka), Gabrielle McNaughton (Ballerina), Daniel O'Neill (Moor) 
Note For 4 dancers, following the outline of the original Petrushka scenario, but reduced to the main characters and indicating that the Magician has the power: he sets his dolls on a roundabout and gives them human feelings. Character style. Sections of the score were arranged for and played live by the jazz group Full Circle. 
Record 806 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1986 
Dance Danses Concertantes 
Choreographer Nils Christe   
Music Danses concertantes  1940 - 42  First Performance: 8 February 1942, Los Angeles 
for chamber orchestra  Length of score: 20'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Keso Dekker 
Company Scapino Ballet 
First Performance Not Known  , Netherlands 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note For ensemble, plotless, in neo-classical style. The ballet was also called D.C. Revival, Helsinki (1989). 
Record 807 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1986 
Dance Fireworks 
Choreographer Georgii Aleksidze  b. 1941 
Music Fireworks  1908; rev. 1909  First Performance: 22 January 1910, St. Petersburg 
a fantasy for orchestra, opus 4  Length of score: 4'
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Company Tbilisi Choreographic School 
First Performance Not Known  Tbilisi, USSR (Russia) 
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Record 808 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1986 
Dance Renard 
Choreographer Marcello Parisi and Donatella Capraro   
Music Renard  1915 - 16  First Performance: 18 May 1922, Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris 
Burlesque for two tenors, two basses and ensemble  Length of score: 20'
Text: Igor Stravinsky, after Alexander Afanasiev 
Scenario  
Design  
Company  
First Performance Not Known  Teatro Dell'Opera di Genova, Italy 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note Parisi and Capraro were frequently known under their group name Efesto. 
Record 809 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1986 
Dance Renard 
Choreographer David Gordon   
Music Renard  1915 - 16  First Performance: 18 May 1922, Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris 
Burlesque for two tenors, two basses and ensemble  Length of score: 20'
Text: Igor Stravinsky, after Alexander Afanasiev 
Scenario  
Design Beni Montresor 
Company  
First Performance Not Known  Spoleto Festival, USA 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note Billed as opera staged by David Gordon. 
Record 810 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1986 
Dance Piano-Rag-Music+Tango† 
Choreographer Uwe Scholz  b. 1958 
Music Piano-Rag-Music  1919  First Performance: 8 November 1919, Conservatoire de Lausanne 
for piano  Length of score: 3'
Text:  
Tango  1940  First Performance: Not Known 
for piano  Length of score: 3'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Sets: Uwe Scholz; Cost: Rosalie 
Company National Ballet of Canada 
First Performance 21 November 1984  Toronto, Canada 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Alleyne 
Note Revivals, Stuttgart Ballet (1985), Ulm Ballet (1985), Zurich Ballet and Nederlands Dans Theater 1 (1986), Ballettensemble der Vereinigten Städtischen Bühnen Krefeld-Mönchengladbach (1988), Ballett der Komischen Oper Berlin (1990), and Deutsche Oper Ballet (2004). 
Record 811 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1986 
Dance Soldier's Tale 
Choreographer Joel Schnee   
Music The Soldier's Tale  1918  First Performance: 28 September 1918, Théâtre Municipal, Lausanne 
to be read, played and danced  Length of score: 50'
Text: Charles Ferdinand Ramuz 
Scenario  
Design  
Company Tanztheater der Städtischen Bühnen Osnabrück 
First Performance 29 January 1986  Kirche St. Katharinen, West Germany 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Tommy Hakansson (Soldier), Jonathan Rant (Devil), Ruth Egerton (Princess) 
Note  
Record 812 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1986 
Dance Uhri [Victim] 
Choreographer Jorma Uotinen  b. 1950 
Music The Rite of Spring  1911-13; rev 1947  First Performance: 29 May 1913, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris 
Pictures from pagan Russia in two parts  Length of score: 33'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design  
Company Finnish National Ballet 
First Performance 13 March 1986  Finnish National Opera, Helsinki, Finland 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Kirsi Aromaa, Ann Brattselius, Minne Jorasmaa, Ulrika Hallberg, Maija Hänninen, Timo Kokkonen, Sampo Kivelä, Lauri Lehto, Sini Länsivuori, Tero Saarinen, Kimmo Sandell, Maritta Saxholm, Ari Savinen, Sakari Tiitinen, Juha Vanhakartano, Susanna Vironmäki. 
Note For ensemble, presenting the community for sacrifice, a 'biological ballet', with the intention of Finnish reference, including falling snow. Modern style. 
Record 813 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1986 
Dance Geschichte vom Soldaten 
Choreographer Christine Brunel   
Music The Soldier's Tale  1918  First Performance: 28 September 1918, Théâtre Municipal, Lausanne 
to be read, played and danced  Length of score: 50'
Text: Charles Ferdinand Ramuz 
Scenario  
Design Sets: Rudolf Kaubel; Cost: Susanne Paulus 
Company Tanztheater Christine Brunel 
First Performance 25 March 1986  Casa Nova, Essen, East Germany 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note  
Record 814 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1986 
Dance L' Histoire du Soldat* 
Choreographer Jirí Kylián  b. 1947 
Music The Soldier's Tale  1918  First Performance: 28 September 1918, Théâtre Municipal, Lausanne 
to be read, played and danced  Length of score: 50'
Text: Charles Ferdinand Ramuz 
Scenario  
Design John Macfarlane 
Company Nederlands Dans Theater 
First Performance 29 May 1986  Circustheater, Scheveningen, Netherlands 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Nacho Duato (Soldier), Aryeh Weiner (Devil), Gerald Tibbs (Soldier's Double), Teresina Mosco (Mother), Fiona Lummis (Soldier's Fiancé), Leigh Matthews (Soldier's Friend), Karin Heijninck (Princess) 
Note For large ensemble. The dance omits the Petit Concert and Marche Triomphale from Stravinsky's score. 
Record 815 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1986 
Dance Piccolo Balletto 
Choreographer Jerome Robbins  1918 - 1998 
Music Concerto in E flat 'Dumbarton Oaks'  1937 - 38  First Performance: 8 May 1938, Dumbarton Oaks, Washington D.C. 
for chamber orchestra  Length of score: 15'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Santo Loquasto 
Company New York City Ballet 
First Performance 04 June 1986  New York State Theater, New York, USA 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Darci Kistler, Robert LaFosse 
Note For solo couple, 6 women and 6 men, a playful ballet in a commedia setting. See Robbins' other setting of the score, Dumbarton Oaks (1972). 
Record 816 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1986 
Dance Pulcinella 
Choreographer Anthony Taylor   
Music Pulcinella  1919 - 20; rev 1965  First Performance: 15 May 1920, Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris 
Ballet in one act, based on themes and fragments by Giambattista Pergolesi  Length of score: 37'
Text: traditional 
Scenario  
Design  
Company  
First Performance 15 June 1986  Landestheater, Flensburg, West Germany 
Conductor Hector Urbon 
Principal Dancers Krzystof Lubarski (Pulcinella), Iwona Lubarska (Pimpinella) 
Note  
Record 817 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1986 
Dance Apollon Musagète 
Choreographer Jennifer Shennan   
Music Apollon Musagète  1927 - 28; rev. 1947  First Performance: 27 April 1928, Library of Congress, Washington DC 
Ballet in two scenes for string orchestra  Length of score: 30'
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First Performance 18 June 1986  Memorial Theatre, Wellington, New Zealand 
Conductor Simon Tipping 
Principal Dancers  
Note For 2 solo women and group of 9, introducing hospital imagery, with the group (and conductor) in white medical coats, one soloist in a red dress (day clothes), the other a more abstract figure on pointe. 
Record 818 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1986 
Dance Die Geschichte vom Soldaten 
Choreographer Richard Wherlock   
Music The Soldier's Tale  1918  First Performance: 28 September 1918, Théâtre Municipal, Lausanne 
to be read, played and danced  Length of score: 50'
Text: Charles Ferdinand Ramuz 
Scenario  
Design Sets: Michael Lebaciu; Cost: Boris Beutenmüller 
Company Tanz-Forum Cologne 
First Performance 17 July 1986  Schauspielhaus, Cologne, West Germany 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note  
Record 819 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1986 
Dance The Soldier's Tale 
Choreographer Kim Brandstrup  b. 1956 
Music Suite: The Soldier's Tale  1920  First Performance: 20 July 1920, Wigmore Hall, London 
  Length of score: 35'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Craig Givens 
Company ARC Dance Company 
First Performance 28 July 1986  Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, UK 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Mark Ashman, Tracey Fitzgerald, Ron Howell, Arlette Kunz, Bernadette Iglich, Dario Zuccotti 
Note For 6 dancers, choreographed as one whole piece with a musical interlude. It did not follow the original narrative strictly, but 'freely draws inspiration from Ramuz's text.' 
Record 820 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1986 
Dance Die Geschichte vom Soldaten 
Choreographer Esther Rietschin   
Music The Soldier's Tale  1918  First Performance: 28 September 1918, Théâtre Municipal, Lausanne 
to be read, played and danced  Length of score: 50'
Text: Charles Ferdinand Ramuz 
Scenario Dimitri 
Design Sets: Dimitri; Cost: Heinz Berner 
Company  
First Performance 29 August 1986  Basler Theater Kleine Bühne, Basel, Switzerland 
Conductor Jost Meier 
Principal Dancers Dimitri (Devil), Esther Rietschin (Princess), Alberto Foletti (Soldier), [Joe Sebastian Fenner (reader)] 
Note The production was directed by Dimitri and Erich Holliger. 
Record 821 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1986 
Dance Elizabethan Phrasing of the late Albert Ayler† 
Choreographer Karole Armitage  b. 1954 
Music Three Pieces for String Quartet  1914; rev. 1918  First Performance: 13 May 1915, Paris 
  Length of score: 8'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design David Salle 
Company Armitage Ballet 
First Performance 25 September 1986  Eindhoven, Netherlands 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note The work used other scores: Lord Buckley (Unconscious Mind, Marc Antony's Funeral Oration), Anton von Webern (Fünf Sätze für Sreichorchester), Yo-Yo Ma (Sakura, Sakura, arr. Michio Mamiya), Albert Ayler (Bells), Don Ayler (Our Prayer) 
Record 822 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1986 
Dance Der Feuervogel 
Choreographer Uwe Scholz  b. 1958 
Music The Firebird  1909 - 10  First Performance: 25 June 1910, Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris 
Ballet in two scenes  Length of score: 45'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Sets: Dieter Schoras; Cost: Jan Skalicky 
Company Zürich Ballet 
First Performance 27 September 1986  Stadttheater, Zürich , Switzerland 
Conductor André Presser 
Principal Dancers Vladimir Derevianko (Firebird), Shonach Mirk (Princess), JosEé Cruz Martinez (Prince), Maurice Choukrane (Kastchei) 
Note For large ensemble, the original Firebird scenario modified so that there was a male Firebird, and the Prince landed on another planet in a space-age setting. Revivals, Ballett des Nieders. Staatstheaters Hannover (1987 and 1999), Leipzig Ballet (1993), Stuttgart Ballet (1998) and Deutsche Oper Ballet (2004). 
Record 823 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1986 
Dance Petruschka 
Choreographer Uwe Scholz  b. 1958 
Music Petrushka  1910 - 11; rev 1946  First Performance: 13 June 1911, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris 
Burlesque in four scenes  Length of score: 35'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Sets: Dieter Schoras; Cost: Jan Skalicky 
Company Zürich Ballet 
First Performance 27 September 1986  Stadttheater, Zürich, Switzerland 
Conductor André Presser 
Principal Dancers Sandor Nemethy, Eileen Brady, Maciej Miedzinski 
Note  
Record 824 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1986 
Dance Le Sacre du printemps† 
Choreographer Patrick Roger   
Music The Rite of Spring  1911-13; rev 1947  First Performance: 29 May 1913, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris 
Pictures from pagan Russia in two parts  Length of score: 33'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design  
Company Compagnie Ecchymose 
First Performance 25 November 1986  Centre d'Action Culturelle, Bezons, France 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Véronique Bauer, Andrew Eldridge, Véra Nolténius 
Note For 3 dancers, a lighthearted deconstruction of the canonic Sacre, a small number of performers, the audience placed on stage forced into reflexive mode, looking at themselves looking, the dancers referring to body blemishes and the physical sacrifices of their profession. The Stravinsky score was part of a musical collage. 
Record 825 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1987 
Dance Jeux Forains 
Choreographer Christopher House  b. 1955 
Music Pulcinella Suite  1922; rev. 1949  First Performance: 22 December 1922, Boston 
for orchestra  Length of score: 22'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design  
Company Les Grands Ballets Canadiens 
First Performance Not Known  Montreal, Canada 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Andrea Boardman, Kenneth Larson 
Note  
Record 826 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1987 
Dance Tango 
Choreographer Ângela Clemente   
Music Tango  1940  First Performance: Not Known 
for piano  Length of score: 3'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Cost: Ângela Clemente 
Company Ballet Gulbenkian Experimental Choreographic Studio 
First Performance Not Known  , Portugal 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note  
Record 827 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1987 
Dance Visages† 
Choreographer Fernand Nault  b. 1921 
Music Circus Polka  1942; rev. 1944  First Performance: 9 April 1942, Madison Square Garden, New York 
for orchestra  Length of score: 4'
Text:  
Suite No. 2  1915 - 21  First Performance: 25 November 1925, Frankfurt-am-Main 
for small orchestra  Length of score: 5'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design  
Company Les Grands Ballets Canadiens 
First Performance Not Known  Montreal, Canada 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Pascal Berli, Rey Dizon 
Note  
Record 828 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1987 
Dance Pulcinella 
Choreographer Richard Alston  b. 1948 
Music Pulcinella  1919 - 20; rev 1965  First Performance: 15 May 1920, Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris 
Ballet in one act, based on themes and fragments by Giambattista Pergolesi  Length of score: 37'
Text: traditional 
Scenario  
Design Howard Hodgkin 
Company Ballet Rambert 
First Performance 13 January 1987  Grand Theatre, Leeds, UK 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Ben Craft (Pulcinella), Cathrine Price (Pimpinella) 
Note For ensemble, following the outline of the original Pulcinella scenario, but in simplified form with doctors and fathers removed. Modern style with reference to Graham, Bournonville, Commedia and everyday gesture. On a double bill with Opera North's production of Oedipus Rex. 
Record 829 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1987 
Dance Perséphone 
Choreographer François Raffinot  B. 1953 
Music Perséphone  1933 - 1934; rev 1949  First Performance: 30 April 1934, Théâtre national de l'Opéra, Paris 
Melodrama in three parts for female narrator, tenor solo, mixed chorus, children's chorus, and orchestra  Length of score: 56'
Text: André Gide 
Scenario  
Design Pier-Luigi Pizzi 
Company Compagnie Ris et Danceries 
First Performance 27 January 1987  Opéra de Nancy et de Lorraine, Nancy, France 
Conductor Jérome Kaltenbach 
Principal Dancers  
Note Pier-Luigi Pizzi was producer as well as designer. 
Record 830 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1987 
Dance Misia†* 
Choreographer Oscar Araiz  b. 1940 
Music Petrushka  1910 - 11; rev 1946  First Performance: 13 June 1911, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris 
Burlesque in four scenes  Length of score: 35'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Nuno Corte-Real 
Company Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève 
First Performance 16 February 1987  Grand Théâtre, Geneva, Switzerland 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Bonnie Wyckoff (Misia), Bill Lark (Diaghilev), Yvan Michaud (Nijinsky) 
Note Set to a collage score, incorporating a section from Petrushka representing 'Le cri de Vaslav'. 
Record 831 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1987 
Dance Orpheus 
Choreographer Glen Tetley  b. 1926 
Music Orpheus  1947  First Performance: 28 April 1948, City Center, New York 
Ballet in three scenes  Length of score: 30'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Nadine Baylis 
Company Australian Ballet 
First Performance 20 February 1987  State Theatre, Victorian Arts Centre, Melbourne, Australia 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers David Ashmole (Orpheus), Ulrike Lytton (Eurydice), Sian Stokes (Leader of the Bacchantes), Steven Heathcote (Apollo), Roy Wilson (Hades) 
Note For large ensemble, following the original Orpheus scenario, a wintry setting emphasising Orpheus' loneliness and later death. Mixed modern/classical style. 
Record 832 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1987 
Dance Le Sacre du printemps 
Choreographer James Kudelka  b. 1955 
Music The Rite of Spring  1911-13; rev 1947  First Performance: 29 May 1913, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris 
Pictures from pagan Russia in two parts  Length of score: 33'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Cost: Sylvain Labelle 
Company Les Grands Ballets Canadiens 
First Performance 26 March 1987  Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier, Montreal, Canada 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Catherine Lafortune (Midwife), Kevin Irving (Elder), Andrea Boardman, Jean-Hugues Rochette (Chosen Ones) 
Note For large ensemble, set 'in middle Europe' and about a heavily pregnant Chosen One who gives birth, the emphasis of this Sacre. This is her community role; when it has been fulfilled, she is brutally murdered. Mixed modern/classical style. 
Record 833 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1987 
Dance Le Sacre du printemps 
Choreographer Martine Epoque   
Music The Rite of Spring  1911-13; rev 1947  First Performance: 29 May 1913, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris 
Pictures from pagan Russia in two parts  Length of score: 33'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Sets: Marc André Coulombe; Cost: Lucie Jolicoeur 
Company Artscène 
First Performance 29 April 1987  Université du Québec à Montréal, Montreal, Canada 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Manon Levac, Charles St-Onge, Philippe Vita 
Note For 16 dancers, representing a broken society ruled by a dictator. A man and woman rebel, and, along with their fellow citizens, they reverse the dictatorship and find freedom. The spring is thus a metaphor for the freedom and renewal of a people. The 1987 setting was one of several settings of this score by Epoque, continuing into the present time. 
Record 834 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1987 
Dance The Ice Maiden 
Choreographer Bruce Marks and Bruce Wells  BM: b. 1937, BW: b. 1950 
Music The Fairy's Kiss  1928; rev. 1950  First Performance: 27 November 1928, Théâtre national de l'Opéra, Paris 
Ballet in four scenes  Length of score: 43'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Jens-Jacob Worsaae 
Company Boston Ballet 
First Performance 07 May 1987  Wang Center for the Performing Arts, Boston, USA 
Conductor Ottavio de Rosa 
Principal Dancers Marie-Christine Mouis (Ice Maiden), Devon Carney (Rudy), Elaine Bauer (Babette), Anamarie Sarazin (Rudy's Mother) 
Note For large ensemble, following the original Baiser scenario. Part 1 of an anthology of three story ballets titled Tales of Hans Christian Andersen.  
Record 835 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1987 
Dance The Rite of Spring 
Choreographer Linda Crockett   
Music The Rite of Spring  1911-13; rev 1947  First Performance: 29 May 1913, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris 
Pictures from pagan Russia in two parts  Length of score: 33'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Sets: Andy Newell; Cost. and Masks: Felix Clowes, Andrew Fisher 
Company Bush Davies Dance Company 
First Performance 08 July 1987  Adeline Genée Theatre, East Grinstead, UK 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Rosemary Porte (Chosen Maiden), Jason Loveless (Elder) 
Note  
Record 836 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1987 
Dance Overlap Lovers: An Intrigue in Three Parts† 
Choreographer Matthew Bourne  b. 1960 
Music Tango  1940  First Performance: Not Known 
for piano  Length of score: 3'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Cost: James McCloskey with June Bourne 
Company Adventures in Motion Pictures 
First Performance 15 July 1987  Bonnie Bird Theatre, Laban Centre for Movement and Dance, London, UK 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Carrollynne Antoun, Keith Brazil, Emma Gladstone, Susan Lewis, David Massingham, David Waring, Catherine White 
Note Performed to the orchestral transcription of Tango, the work also used music by 'Man Jumping' and Juan de Dios Filiberto. 
Record 837 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1987 
Dance Firebird 
Choreographer Jacqui Carroll   
Music The Firebird  1909 - 10  First Performance: 25 June 1910, Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris 
Ballet in two scenes  Length of score: 45'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design John Nobbs 
Company Queensland Ballet 
First Performance 30 July 1987  Suncorp Theatre, Brisbane, Australia 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Rosetta Cook (Firebird), Peter Lucadou-Wells (Firebird's Consort) 
Note For 12 dancers, the action taking place in a timeless garden, the designs both exotic and contemporary. The group seek to capture the Firebird for ritual sacrifice. Her magic powers save her, she restores order and with her consort leads the group from the garden. 
Record 838 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1987 
Dance Scrabble† 
Choreographer Jennifer Jackson   
Music Circus Polka  1942; rev. 1944  First Performance: 9 April 1942, Madison Square Garden, New York 
for orchestra  Length of score: 4'
Text:  
Eight Instrumental Miniatures  1962  First Performance: 29 April 1962, Massey Hall, Toronto 
for fifteen players  Length of score: 6'
Text:  
Quatre études  1928 - 29; rev. 1952  First Performance: 7 November 1930, Berlin 
for orchestra  Length of score: 12'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Jean Peterson 
Company National Ballet of Zimbabwe 
First Performance August 1987  Harare, Zimbabwe 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Michael Batchelor, Jennnifer Jackson 
Note For 9 dancers. The section to three of the Quatre Etudes was later performed independently as Love Game (1989). 
Record 839 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1987 
Dance Le Sacre du printemps* 
Choreographer Marcello Parisi and Donatella Capraro  BM: b. 1937, BW: b. 1950 
Music The Rite of Spring  1911-13; rev 1947  First Performance: 29 May 1913, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris 
Pictures from pagan Russia in two parts  Length of score: 33'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Cost: Cristina Giannini 
Company Dennis Wayne Dancers 
First Performance 14 August 1987  Damrosch Park, New York, USA 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note For 12 dancers, as a mass, using the second part of the score. It was plotless, nevertheless suggesting a group of half-human creatures inhabiting some loveless primeval world. Idiosyncratic modern style. Parisi and Capraro were frequently known under their group name Efesto. 
Record 840 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1987 
Dance Danze concertanti 
Choreographer Giuseppe Urbani   
Music Danses concertantes  1940 - 42  First Performance: 8 February 1942, Los Angeles 
for chamber orchestra  Length of score: 20'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design  
Company Compagnia Artedanza 
First Performance September 1987  Teatro La Cometa, Rome, Italy 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
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Record 841 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1987 
Dance Sint Jokis Rijdt Uit†* 
Choreographer Jirí Kylián  b. 1947 
Music Symphony in Three Movements  1942 - 45  First Performance: 24 January 1946, New York 
for orchestra  Length of score: 24'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Sets: Michael Simon; Cost: Férial Simon 
Company Nederlands Dans Theater 
First Performance 09 September 1987  Danstheater aan't Spui, The Hague, Netherlands 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note For 12 dancers, using a collage of music by several composers, including the third movement of the Symphony in Three Movements. 
Record 842 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1987 
Dance Pulcinella 
Choreographer Nils Christe   
Music Pulcinella  1919 - 20; rev 1965  First Performance: 15 May 1920, Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris 
Ballet in one act, based on themes and fragments by Giambattista Pergolesi  Length of score: 37'
Text: traditional 
Scenario  
Design Tom Schenk 
Company Scapino Ballet 
First Performance 04 October 1987  Stadsschouwburg, Amsterdam, Netherlands 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note For large ensemble, following the original Pulcinella scenario. Mixed classical/character style. Revival, Opéra de Nice (1998). 
Record 843 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1987 
Dance Rite of Spring 
Choreographer Harold Collins   
Music The Rite of Spring  1911-13; rev 1947  First Performance: 29 May 1913, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris 
Pictures from pagan Russia in two parts  Length of score: 33'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Bill Haycock 
Company Queensland Ballet 
First Performance 29 October 1987  Suncorp Theatre, Brisbane, Australia 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Robert Canning (The Artist), Vanessa Mafe (The Sleeping Muse) 
Note For 12 dancers, about an Artist who, 'frustrated in his inability to create,' considers suicide. The Sleeping Muse guides him to accept the opposites of life and death, at which point he is 'ready to create anew.' Stravinsky's grave is included in the decor. Modern dance style. 
Record 844 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1987 
Dance Psalmisinfonia 
Choreographer Gray Veredon   
Music Symphony of Psalms  1930; rev. 1948  First Performance: 13 December 1930, Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels 
for chorus and orchestra  Length of score: 23'
Text: Latin text from the Vulgate 
Scenario  
Design Sets: Seppo Nurmimaa; Cost: Seppo Nurmimaa, Gray Veredon 
Company Finnish National Ballet 
First Performance 26 November 1987  Finnish National Opera, Helsinki, Finland 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Maija Hänninen, Timo Kokkonen, Anu Koskinen, Minna Tervamäki, Susanna Vironmäki 
Note For ensemble. The work aims to express the idea of faith as a connection with a higher force. 
Record 845 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1988 
Dance Geschichte vom Soldaten 
Choreographer Ruth Berghaus (dir.)   
Music The Soldier's Tale  1918  First Performance: 28 September 1918, Théâtre Municipal, Lausanne 
to be read, played and danced  Length of score: 50'
Text: Charles Ferdinand Ramuz 
Scenario  
Design  
Company  
First Performance Not Known  St. Moritz, Switzerland 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note  
Record 846 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1988 
Dance Octet à tête 
Choreographer Daniel Duell   
Music Octet  1922 - 23; rev. 1952  First Performance: 18 October 1923, Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris 
for wind instruments  Length of score: 16'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Cost: Kathryn Koesling 
Company Ballet Chicago 
First Performance Not Known  , USA 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note  
Record 847 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1988 
Dance Pulcinella 
Choreographer Jesus Romero   
Music Pulcinella  1919 - 20; rev 1965  First Performance: 15 May 1920, Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris 
Ballet in one act, based on themes and fragments by Giambattista Pergolesi  Length of score: 37'
Text: traditional 
Scenario  
Design  
Company  
First Performance Not Known  Nervi, Italy 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note  
Record 848 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1988 
Dance Punchinello 
Choreographer Ralph Lemon  b. 1953 
Music Pulcinella  1919 - 20; rev 1965  First Performance: 15 May 1920, Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris 
Ballet in one act, based on themes and fragments by Giambattista Pergolesi  Length of score: 37'
Text: traditional 
Scenario  
Design Marion Robb 
Company Boston Ballet 
First Performance Not Known  Wang Center, Boston, USA 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note Inpired by Tiepolo drawings that depict the life cycle of the commedia clown, an experimental telling of traditional tales with a tribe of 14 dancers. Modern style. 
Record 849 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1988 
Dance Rite* 
Choreographer Jane Hudson and Steve Sciscenti  BM: b. 1937, BW: b. 1950 
Music The Rite of Spring  1911-13; rev 1947  First Performance: 29 May 1913, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris 
Pictures from pagan Russia in two parts  Length of score: 33'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design  
Company  
First Performance Not Known   
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note Solo performance video ('II parte -- Il Sacrificio'). 
Record 850 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1988 
Dance Sanctuary 
Choreographer Monica Levy   
Music Concerto in D for string orchestra  1946  First Performance: 27 January 1947, Basel 
  Length of score: 12'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Heidi Walker 
Company Boston Ballet 
First Performance Not Known  Wang Center, Boston, USA 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note  
Record 851 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1988 
Dance Sonata in Time†* 
Choreographer Michael Corder  b. 1955 
Music Sonata for piano  1924  First Performance: 16 July 1925, Donaueschingen 
  Length of score: 10'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Tim Shortall 
Company Scottish Ballet 
First Performance Not Known  , UK 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note Three extended pas de deux set to scores composed approximately a century apart: Scarlatti, Schubert and Stravinsky (the first two movements of the sonata). 
Record 852 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1988 
Dance [Rite of Spring]* 
Choreographer Ismael Ivo   
Music The Rite of Spring  1911-13; rev 1947  First Performance: 29 May 1913, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris 
Pictures from pagan Russia in two parts  Length of score: 33'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Sets: Hans Kudlich; Cost: Robin Schannewitzky 
Company Vienna Dance Laboratory 
First Performance 09 February 1988  Studio Molière, Vienna, Austria 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note The work used excerpts from the score. 
Record 853 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1988 
Dance Broken Hill†* 
Choreographer Kinematic   
Music The Rite of Spring  1911-13; rev 1947  First Performance: 29 May 1913, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris 
Pictures from pagan Russia in two parts  Length of score: 33'
Text:  
Scenario After Thomas Grimm 
Design Sets: Stan Pressner, Sher Doruff; Cost: Carol Murashige, JAMP 
Company Kinematic Company 
First Performance 17 March 1988  Dance Theater Workshop, New York, USA 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note Excerpt from the Sacre used within a musical collage. This was a postmodern account of the Grimm fairytale 'The Worn Out Dancing Shoes', about the princesses who danced through the night. For 6 dancers, the Sacre excerpt used (in recording) for Scene 6, The Forest. 
Record 854 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1988 
Dance Dumbarton Oaks 
Choreographer Irene Schneider   
Music Concerto in E flat 'Dumbarton Oaks'  1937 - 38  First Performance: 8 May 1938, Dumbarton Oaks, Washington D.C. 
for chamber orchestra  Length of score: 15'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Eberhard Matthies 
Company Ballettensemble der Vereinigten Städtischen Bühnen Krefeld-Mönchengladbach 
First Performance 18 March 1988  Mönchengladbach, West Germany 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note  
Record 855 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1988 
Dance Le Sacre du printemps 
Choreographer Irene Schneider   
Music The Rite of Spring  1911-13; rev 1947  First Performance: 29 May 1913, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris 
Pictures from pagan Russia in two parts  Length of score: 33'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Eberhard Matthies 
Company Ballettensemble der Vereinigten Städtischen Bühnen Krefeld-Mönchengladbach 
First Performance 18 March 1988  Opera House, Mönchengladbach, West Germany 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Michael McClain (Sacrificial Figure), Lidija Curcic, Elena Ruiz, Isabelle Joye (Moon Goddesses) 
Note For large ensemble, presenting a young man as the sacrificial victim, in a ritual driven by women and led by three figures representing the phases of the moon. 
Record 856 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1988 
Dance Orpheus-Stationen 
Choreographer Tom Schilling  b. 1928 
Music Orpheus  1947  First Performance: 28 April 1948, City Center, New York 
Ballet in three scenes  Length of score: 30'
Text:  
Scenario Libretto: Hermann Neef 
Design Wolf E. Lange 
Company Ballet of the Deutsche Oper Berlin 
First Performance 27 March 1988  Deutsche Oper, Berlin, West Germany 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note The work also used music by Frank Michael Beyer (Orphische Szene) and Franz Schreker (Kammersymphonie). 
Record 857 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1988 
Dance State of Darkness 
Choreographer Molissa Fenley  b. 1954 
Music The Rite of Spring  1911-13; rev 1947  First Performance: 29 May 1913, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris 
Pictures from pagan Russia in two parts  Length of score: 33'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design  
Company  
First Performance 15 June 1988  Teatro della Limonaia, Sesto Fiorentino, Italy 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Molissa Fenley 
Note Plotless solo reflecting the broad drama of the music and the aspect of fear from the original Sacre scenario. Modern style, demonstrating extreme physical exertion. 
Record 858 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1988 
Dance Le Sacre du printemps 
Choreographer Jorge Lefebre  d. 1990 
Music The Rite of Spring  1911-13; rev 1947  First Performance: 29 May 1913, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris 
Pictures from pagan Russia in two parts  Length of score: 33'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Jöelle Roustan and Roger Bernard 
Company Ballet Royal de Wallonie/Compagnie Jorge Lefebre 
First Performance 12 October 1988  , Belgium 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note  
Record 859 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1988 
Dance Petrouchka 
Choreographer Michael Uthoff   
Music Petrushka  1910 - 11; rev 1946  First Performance: 13 June 1911, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris 
Burlesque in four scenes  Length of score: 35'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Sets: John Conklin; Cost: Judanna Lynn 
Company Hartford Ballet 
First Performance 21 October 1988  The Bushnell, Hartford, Connecticut, USA 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Adam Miller (Petrouchka), Debra Collins (Ballerina), Ted Hershey (Moor), Ken Kempe (Charlatan) 
Note For large ensemble, the original Petrouchka scenario recast within contemporary pop culture and set in a rock concert arena with the audience as crowd. Uthoff conceived of the rock star as the new puppet figure: 'forced to live up to the expectations of others....living out our hopes and dreams.' Mixed modern/classical/character style. 
Record 860 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1988 
Dance Ragtime† 
Choreographer Mario Pistoni  1932 - 92 
Music Ragtime  1917 - 18  First Performance: 27 April 1920, Aeolian Hall, London 
for eleven instruments  Length of score: 4½'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Costumes: Anna Biagotti 
Company Teatro dell'Opera Ballet 
First Performance 21 October 1988  Teatro Brancacci, Rome, Italy 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note Scott Joplin music was played alongside the Stravinsky score. 
Record 861 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1988 
Dance Soldat 
Choreographer Ashley Page  b. 1956 
Music Suite: The Soldier's Tale  1920  First Performance: 20 July 1920, Wigmore Hall, London 
  Length of score: 35'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Bruce McLean 
Company Rambert Dance Company 
First Performance 21 October 1988  Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, UK 
Conductor Roger Heaton 
Principal Dancers Paul Old (The Soldier), Gary Lambert (The Devil), Amanda Britton (The Princess)  
Note  
Record 862 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1988 
Dance Artemis Madrigals 
Choreographer Christopher House  b. 1955 
Music Duo Concertant  1931 - 32  First Performance: 28 October 1932, Funkhaus, Berlin 
for violin and piano  Length of score: 16'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Costumes: Denis Joffre 
Company Toronto Dance Theatre 
First Performance 08 November 1988  Toronto, Canada 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note For 5 dancers, plotless, in restless mood, ending in a yearning duet. 
Record 863 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1989 
Dance L' Adoration de la terre (Le Sacre du Printemps)* 
Choreographer Giovanotti Meccanici   
Music The Rite of Spring  1911-13; rev 1947  First Performance: 29 May 1913, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris 
Pictures from pagan Russia in two parts  Length of score: 33'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design  
Company  
First Performance Not Known  , Italy 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note A video piece, produced by GMM. 
Record 864 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1989 
Dance Le Baiser de la fée 
Choreographer Natalia Kasatkina and Vladimir Vasilyov  NK: b. 1934, BW: b. 1950 
Music The Fairy's Kiss  1928; rev. 1950  First Performance: 27 November 1928, Théâtre national de l'Opéra, Paris 
Ballet in four scenes  Length of score: 43'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Elizaveta Dvorkina 
Company Moscow Classical Ballet 
First Performance Not Known  , USSR (Russia) 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note  
Record 865 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1989 
Dance Duetto: L'Importanze della trasmigrazione degli ultimi sciamani† 
Choreographer Virgilio Sieni and Alessandro Certini  NK: b. 1934, BW: b. 1950 
Music The Rite of Spring  1911-13; rev 1947  First Performance: 29 May 1913, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris 
Pictures from pagan Russia in two parts  Length of score: 33'
Text:  
Petrushka  1910 - 11; rev 1946  First Performance: 13 June 1911, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris 
Burlesque in four scenes  Length of score: 35'
Text:  
The Firebird  1909 - 10  First Performance: 25 June 1910, Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris 
Ballet in two scenes  Length of score: 45'
Text:  
The Soldier's Tale  1918  First Performance: 28 September 1918, Théâtre Municipal, Lausanne 
to be read, played and danced  Length of score: 50'
Text: Charles Ferdinand Ramuz 
Scenario  
Design  
Company  
First Performance Not Known  , Italy 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note The work used a Stravinsky collage including, amongst other sources, Bach, Giancarlo Cardini and Billie Holiday. 
Record 866 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1989 
Dance Der Feuervogel 
Choreographer Rosemary Helliwell   
Music The Firebird  1909 - 10  First Performance: 25 June 1910, Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris 
Ballet in two scenes  Length of score: 45'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design  
Company Mannheim Nationaltheater Ballet 
First Performance Not Known  National Theatre, Mannheim, Germany 
Conductor Klaus Rohra 
Principal Dancers Eleanora Gori, Carey Davis, Ayako Itabashi, Corinna D'Angelo 
Note  
Record 867 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1989 
Dance Le Sacre du printemps 
Choreographer Royston Maldoom   
Music The Rite of Spring  1911-13; rev 1947  First Performance: 29 May 1913, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris 
Pictures from pagan Russia in two parts  Length of score: 33'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design  
Company  
First Performance January 1989  The Place, London, UK 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note For large ensemble, following the sacrifice theme of the original Sacre scenario. This was the annual Youth Dance Performance Project for London. The work has been restaged on many occasions around the world as a youth project, with revisions according to the circumstances, in 2003, with children in Berlin under the auspices of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Simon Rattle conducting. 
Record 868 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1989 
Dance Dance Therapy†* 
Choreographer Pam Quinn and Michael O'Connor  NK: b. 1934, BW: b. 1950 
Music The Firebird  1909 - 10  First Performance: 25 June 1910, Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris 
Ballet in two scenes  Length of score: 45'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Pam Quinn and Michael O'Connor 
Company  
First Performance February 1989  Bessie Schönberg Theater, New York, USA 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note The work used a collage of many different musical styles, incorporating the Berceuse from Firebird arranged for piano and voice. 
Record 869 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1989 
Dance Pulcinella† 
Choreographer Joachim Gerster   
Music Suite Italienne  1932  First Performance: 28 October 1932, Berlin 
for violin and piano  Length of score: 15'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Malte Marks 
Company Mannheim Nationaltheater Ballet 
First Performance 22 February 1989  Opernhaus, Mannheim, Germany 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Leslie Carnegie (Pulcinella), Eleanora Gori (Pimpinella) 
Note Commedia scenario with many named characters, also including music by Pergolesi (Five Trio Sonatas for 2 violins, cello and cembalo), Italian folk music and popular tunes. 
Record 870 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1989 
Dance Petrushka 
Choreographer Oleg Vinogradov  b. 1937 
Music Petrushka  1910 - 11; rev 1946  First Performance: 13 June 1911, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris 
Burlesque in four scenes  Length of score: 35'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Vyacheslav Okunev, Irina Press 
Company Scottish Ballet 
First Performance 23 March 1989  Theatre Royal, Glasgow, UK 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Tristan Borrer (Petrushka) 
Note For large ensemble, a political statement against the old Soviet regime. The work shows Petrushka as an innocent victim who rebels against oppression (police and figures who parody actual politicians), dies for his cause, but then becomes a symbolic hero for his people. The setting was semi-abstract. Mixed modern/classical/folk style. 
Record 871 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1989 
Dance Feuervogel 
Choreographer Pierre Wyss   
Music The Firebird  1909 - 10  First Performance: 25 June 1910, Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris 
Ballet in two scenes  Length of score: 45'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Eckart Wegenast 
Company Hessisches Staatstheater, Wiesbaden 
First Performance 02 April 1989  Hessisches Staatstheater, Wiesbaden, Germany 
Conductor Alfred Stenger 
Principal Dancers Sylviana Bayard, Benito Marcellino, Eri Iwasaki, Gabriel Sala 
Note  
Record 872 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1989 
Dance Petruschka 
Choreographer Pierre Wyss   
Music Petrushka  1910 - 11; rev 1946  First Performance: 13 June 1911, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris 
Burlesque in four scenes  Length of score: 35'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Eckart Wegenast 
Company Hessisches Staatstheater, Wiesbaden 
First Performance 02 April 1989  Hessisches Staatstheater, Wiesbaden, Germany 
Conductor Alfred Stenger 
Principal Dancers Christof Thiemann, Valerie Radoulov, Paige Perry 
Note A contemporary setting of the story. 
Record 873 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1989 
Dance As Bodas 
Choreographer Christopher Bruce  b. 1945 
Music Les Noces  1914 - 23  First Performance: 13 June 1923, Théâtre de la Gaîté Lyrique, Paris 
Russian dance scenes with song and music  Length of score: 24'
Text: Stravinsky after traditional Russian texts 
Scenario  
Design Walter Nobbe 
Company Ballet Gulbenkian 
First Performance 19 April 1989  Grande Auditorio, Lisbon, Portugal 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers João Alfonson (Violinist), Graça Barroso (Bride), Ana Rite Palmeirim (Bride’s Mother), João Fiadeiro (Bride’s Father), Gegik Ismailian (Bridegroom), Elise Ferreira (Bridegroom’s Mother), João Costa (Bridegroom’s Father) 
Note A production that played down folkloric content. 
Record 874 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1989 
Dance Black Cake† 
Choreographer Hans van Manen  b. 1932 
Music Scherzo à la Russe  1945  First Performance: 22 March 1946, San Francisco 
for orchestra  Length of score: 4'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design  
Company Nederlands Dans Theater 
First Performance 20 April 1989  Danstheater aan't Spui, The Hague, Netherlands 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note Using extracts of music by Tchaikovsky, Janácek, Mascagni, Stravinsky and Massenet. 
Record 875 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1989 
Dance Firebird 
Choreographer Mansur Kamaletdinov   
Music The Firebird  1909 - 10  First Performance: 25 June 1910, Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris 
Ballet in two scenes  Length of score: 45'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Sets: Kyung-Mo Yoon; Cost: Joan Markert 
Company Universal Ballet Company 
First Performance 20 April 1989  Seoul, South Korea 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Yukari Kimura (Firebird), Hideaki Yamada (Tsarevich), Julia H. Moon (Tsarevna), Dong-Sung Kim (Kastchei)  
Note For large ensemble, following the original Firebird scenario. 
Record 876 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1989 
Dance Petruschka 
Choreographer Norihiko Mochizuki   
Music Petrushka  1910 - 11; rev 1946  First Performance: 13 June 1911, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris 
Burlesque in four scenes  Length of score: 35'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Sets: Hans-Friedrich Bohn; Cost: Johanna Weise 
Company St. Gallen Stadttheater Ballet 
First Performance 22 April 1989  Stadttheater, St. Gallen, Switzerland 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note  
Record 877 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1989 
Dance Le  Baiser de la fée 
Choreographer Peter Anastos  b. 1948 
Music The Fairy's Kiss  1928; rev. 1950  First Performance: 27 November 1928, Théâtre national de l'Opéra, Paris 
Ballet in four scenes  Length of score: 43'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Sets: William Edwards; Cost: Claudia Lynch/Sideline Design 
Company Tulsa Ballet Theatre 
First Performance 07 April 1989  Tulsa Performing Arts Center, Tulsa, USA 
Conductor Bernard Rubenstein 
Principal Dancers Kimberly Smiley, Willy Shives 
Note For 12 dancers, made as an allegory of the original Baiser 'mystery' of Tchaikovsky and Stravinsky: 'for the artists who are born (awaken), who die (leave the world), and who are resurrected in the creations they leave us and in the 'kiss' they bestow on our own imaginations.' 
Record 878 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1989 
Dance Noces 
Choreographer Angelin Preljocaj  b. 1957 
Music Les Noces  1914 - 23  First Performance: 13 June 1923, Théâtre de la Gaîté Lyrique, Paris 
Russian dance scenes with song and music  Length of score: 24'
Text: Stravinsky after traditional Russian texts 
Scenario  
Design Cost: Annick Goncalves, Caroline Anteski 
Company Compagnie Preljocaj 
First Performance 18 May 1989  Maison des Arts et de la Culture, Creteil, France 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note For 5 women and 5 men, suggesting fraught relationships within couples, with 5 dummy brides suggesting a safe, traditional concept of marriage or cruel destiny. The narrative was formalised by unison, patterned activity. Modern style with physical theatre elements. 
Record 879 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1989 
Dance Die Geschichte vom Soldaten 
Choreographer Terence French   
Music The Soldier's Tale  1918  First Performance: 28 September 1918, Théâtre Municipal, Lausanne 
to be read, played and danced  Length of score: 50'
Text: Charles Ferdinand Ramuz 
Scenario  
Design Sebastian Titze 
Company  
First Performance 25 May 1989  Schleswig-Holsteinisches Landestheater, Germany 
Conductor Bodo Reinke 
Principal Dancers Elmar Gunsch (Narrator), Axel Prahl (Doldier), Uli Plessmann (Devil), Iwona Lubarska (Princess) 
Note  
Record 880 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1989 
Dance Apollon Musagète 
Choreographer Virgilio Sieni   
Music Apollon Musagète  1927 - 28; rev. 1947  First Performance: 27 April 1928, Library of Congress, Washington DC 
Ballet in two scenes for string orchestra  Length of score: 30'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design  
Company Balletto di Toscana 
First Performance June 1989  Turin, Italy 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note For ensemble, a mythological fantasy introducing a number of disparate characters beyond Apollo and the three muses: including Dionysus, Orpheus and Arianna (a dancer in travesty). 
Record 881 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1989 
Dance Entre Denges et Denezy 
Choreographer Niloufar Sheybany   
Music The Soldier's Tale  1918  First Performance: 28 September 1918, Théâtre Municipal, Lausanne 
to be read, played and danced  Length of score: 50'
Text: Charles Ferdinand Ramuz 
Scenario  
Design Sets: Martina Kaiser; Cost: Sylvia Stulz 
Company Compagnie des Freiburger Tanztheaters 
First Performance 02 June 1989  Freiburg Theater, Germany 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Mauno Hyvärinen (Devil), Javier Picardo (Soldier), Antoinette Laurent (Princess) 
Note  
Record 882 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1989 
Dance Love Game* 
Choreographer Jennifer Jackson   
Music Quatre études  1928 - 29; rev. 1952  First Performance: 7 November 1930, Berlin 
for orchestra  Length of score: 12'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Jennifer Jackson 
Company Dance Advance 
First Performance 22 June 1989  Medina Theatre, Isle of Wight, UK 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Michael Batchelor, Jennifer Jackson 
Note The work was orginally the last section of Scrabble (1987). It used three of the Etudes: Danse, Excentrique and Cantique. 
Record 883 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1989 
Dance The Soldier'sTale 
Choreographer Geoffrey Saunders   
Music The Soldier's Tale  1918  First Performance: 28 September 1918, Théâtre Municipal, Lausanne 
to be read, played and danced  Length of score: 50'
Text: Charles Ferdinand Ramuz 
Scenario  
Design Richard Marks 
Company Cheltenham Festival Opera Company 
First Performance 08 July 1989  Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham, UK 
Conductor Paul Herbert 
Principal Dancers Jayne Regan (Princess), [Richard Suart (Narrator), Paul Whelan (Soldier), Michael Pearson (Devil)] 
Note Geoffrey Saunders was billed as producer/choreographer. 
Record 884 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1989 
Dance Couples 
Choreographer Judy Skinner   
Music Duo Concertant  1931 - 32  First Performance: 28 October 1932, Funkhaus, Berlin 
for violin and piano  Length of score: 16'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Costumes: Judy Skinner 
Company Dance Alive! 
First Performance 22 September 1989  , USA 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note For 2 couples. 
Record 885 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1989 
Dance Symphony in Three Movements 
Choreographer Christopher Bruce  b. 1945 
Music Symphony in Three Movements  1942 - 45  First Performance: 24 January 1946, New York 
for orchestra  Length of score: 24'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Nadine Baylis 
Company English National Ballet 
First Performance 27 November 1989  Hippodrome, Bristol, UK 
Conductor Graham Bond 
Principal Dancers Josephine Jewkes, Maximiliano Guerra 
Note For 6 women and 6 men, the second movement a duet for the soloists. 
Record 886 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1990 
Dance The Firebird 
Choreographer Novkov Zivojin   
Music The Firebird  1909 - 10  First Performance: 25 June 1910, Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris 
Ballet in two scenes  Length of score: 45'
Text:  
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Design  
Company Ballet Sopianae (Ballet of Pécs) 
First Performance Not Known  National Theatre, Pécs, Hungary 
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Principal Dancers  
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Record 887 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1990 
Dance The Firebird: A Dream of Passion and Transformation 
Choreographer Anette Abildgaard and Warren Spears  NK: b. 1934, BW: b. 1950 
Music The Firebird  1909 - 10  First Performance: 25 June 1910, Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris 
Ballet in two scenes  Length of score: 45'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design  
Company New Danish Dance Theater 
First Performance Not Known  Kurtheater, Baden, Switzerland 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note For 3 women and 4 men, emotional outbursts and confrontations in an abstract environment, resolved into a statement of unity at the end. The transformation commenced with the Berceuse. Modern style. 
Record 888 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1990 
Dance Die Hochzeit 
Choreographer Joachim Ahne   
Music Les Noces  1914 - 23  First Performance: 13 June 1923, Théâtre de la Gaîté Lyrique, Paris 
Russian dance scenes with song and music  Length of score: 24'
Text: Stravinsky after traditional Russian texts 
Scenario  
Design  
Company Tanztheater der Komischen Oper Berlin 
First Performance Not Known  Komische Oper, Berlin, Germany 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note  
Record 889 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1990 
Dance The Rite of Spring 
Choreographer Tomoko Ehara   
Music The Rite of Spring  1911-13; rev 1947  First Performance: 29 May 1913, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris 
Pictures from pagan Russia in two parts  Length of score: 33'
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Design  
Company  
First Performance Not Known  , Japan 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Tomoko Ehara 
Note A depiction of the sacrifice of childhood and innocence to time and experience as Ehara took on the look of an old woman. 
Record 890 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1990 
Dance Antediluvian 
Choreographer Doug Varone  b. 1956 
Music Symphony of Psalms  1930; rev. 1948  First Performance: 13 December 1930, Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels 
for chorus and orchestra  Length of score: 23'
Text: Latin text from the Vulgate 
Scenario  
Design  
Company Doug Varone and Dancers 
First Performance 09 January 1990  , USA 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note  
Record 891 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1990 
Dance Le Sacre du printemps 
Choreographer Loyce Houlton   
Music The Rite of Spring  1911-13; rev 1947  First Performance: 29 May 1913, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris 
Pictures from pagan Russia in two parts  Length of score: 33'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Set: Kevin Jones; Cost: Judith Cooper 
Company Ballet Michigan 
First Performance 10 February 1990  Flint, Michigan, USA 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Molly Daly (The Chosen One) 
Note For large ensemble, following the outline of the original Sacre scenario but in abstract fashion. An upstage 'tree' structure represented a focus of power: the Chosen One hung from it at the end. Mixed modern/classical style, incorporating pointe work. The Flint, Michigan performance was a revival of an earlier premiere by Minnesota Dance Theatre. 
Record 892 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1990 
Dance Der Feuervogel 
Choreographer Heidrun Schwaarz   
Music The Firebird  1909 - 10  First Performance: 25 June 1910, Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris 
Ballet in two scenes  Length of score: 45'
Text:  
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Design  
Company Ballett des Theaters, Essen 
First Performance 03 March 1990  Theater und Philharmonie, Essen, Germany 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note  
Record 893 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1990 
Dance Miniaturen†* 
Choreographer Heinz Spoerli  b. 1941 
Music Duo Concertant  1931 - 32  First Performance: 28 October 1932, Funkhaus, Berlin 
for violin and piano  Length of score: 16'
Text:  
Ode  1943  First Performance: 8 October 1943, Boston, USA 
elegiacal chant in three parts for orchestra  Length of score: 11'
Text:  
Eight Instrumental Miniatures  1962  First Performance: 29 April 1962, Massey Hall, Toronto 
for fifteen players  Length of score: 6'
Text:  
Suite No. 1  1925  First Performance: 2 March 1926, Haarlem 
for small orchestra  Length of score: 7'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Cost: Katrin Scholtz 
Company Basel Ballet 
First Performance 15 March 1990  Stadttheater, Basel, Switzerland 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Nathalie Leger, Cyrille De la Barre 
Note Music selections: Dithyrambe, from Duo Concertant; Eulogy, from Ode; No.6, from Eight Instrumental Miniatures; Balalaika, from Suite No. 1. 
Record 894 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1990 
Dance Les Noces 
Choreographer Heinz Spoerli  b. 1941 
Music Les Noces  1914 - 23  First Performance: 13 June 1923, Théâtre de la Gaîté Lyrique, Paris 
Russian dance scenes with song and music  Length of score: 24'
Text: Stravinsky after traditional Russian texts 
Scenario  
Design Sets: Heinz Spoerli; Cost: Katrin Scholz 
Company Basel Ballet 
First Performance 15 March 1990  Stadttheater, Basel, Switzerland 
Conductor Jürg Henneberger 
Principal Dancers Victoria Mazzarelli, Chris Jensen 
Note For ensemble, without specific Russian folk reference. Mixed modern/classical style (no pointework). 
Record 895 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1990 
Dance Pulcinella 
Choreographer Virgilio Sieni   
Music Pulcinella  1919 - 20; rev 1965  First Performance: 15 May 1920, Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris 
Ballet in one act, based on themes and fragments by Giambattista Pergolesi  Length of score: 37'
Text: traditional 
Scenario  
Design Costumes: Prada 
Company Balletto di Toscana 
First Performance April 1990  Teatro Comunale Ponchielli, Cremona, Italy 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Armando Santin, Laura Andreani, Simonetta Giannasi, Alesia Fowler, Eugenio Scigliano 
Note  
Record 896 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1990 
Dance Hochzeitstanz oder Les Noces† 
Choreographer Philippe Talard   
Music Les Noces  1914 - 23  First Performance: 13 June 1923, Théâtre de la Gaîté Lyrique, Paris 
Russian dance scenes with song and music  Length of score: 24'
Text: Stravinsky after traditional Russian texts 
Scenario  
Design  
Company Ballett des Theaters Ulm 
First Performance 25 April 1990  Ulm, Germany 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note The work also incorporated music by Mozart. 
Record 897 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1990 
Dance Le Sacre du printemps 
Choreographer Horst Müller   
Music The Rite of Spring  1911-13; rev 1947  First Performance: 29 May 1913, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris 
Pictures from pagan Russia in two parts  Length of score: 33'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Sets: Horst Müller; Cost: Paul Klein 
Company Städische Bühne Nürnberg Ballett 
First Performance 25 April 1990  Kammerspiel, Nuremburg, Germany 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Laura Frangoudes (Chosen One), Ann-Marie Jarvis, Valeria Pane, Tamas Schubert, Richard Ivan 
Note Following the sacrifice theme of the original Sacre scenario, but with a strong suggestion of the impending annihilation of the community. The production packed 20 dancers into a restricted space with associations of a bunker. 
Record 898 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1990 
Dance Someone Else 
Choreographer Monica Levy   
Music The Firebird  1909 - 10  First Performance: 25 June 1910, Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris 
Ballet in two scenes  Length of score: 45'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Costumes: The Costume Collection 
Company Monica Levy Performance Group 
First Performance May 1990  Bessie Schönberg Theater, New York, USA 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note The work used a collage of several musical styles and text, and incorporated the opening minute of Firebird. 
Record 899 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1990 
Dance Les Noces 
Choreographer Irene Schneider   
Music Les Noces  1914 - 23  First Performance: 13 June 1923, Théâtre de la Gaîté Lyrique, Paris 
Russian dance scenes with song and music  Length of score: 24'
Text: Stravinsky after traditional Russian texts 
Scenario  
Design Eberhard Matthies 
Company Ballettensemble der Vereinigten Städtischen Bühnen Krefeld-Mönchengladbach 
First Performance 27 May 1990  Städtische Bühne, Mönchengladbach, Germany 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Celia Behnke, Emad Hamma, Stefan Jontza, Marc McClain, Michael McClain, Francoise Michaux 
Note  
Record 900 of 1252.


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