CHERI / HAYDN PIECES REHEARSAL

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Decade:

  • 1990s

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Title: CHERI / HAYDN PIECES REHEARSAL

Reference number: 11273

Date: 1995, June 9

Sound: sound

Original format: S-VHS

Colour: col

Fiction: fiction

Running time: 124.01 mins

Description: A recording of Scottish Ballet in dress rehearsals for 'Cheri' and 'Haydn Pieces', recorded at Whitehall Theatre, Dundee, June 1995. After each rehearsal there are discussions amongst the dancers and directors.

'Cheri' and 'Haydn Pieces' were performed as part of Scottish Ballet's Spring Into Summer Tour in 1995. See also refs. 10917 and 11271 for performances of 'Cheri' in 1980.

The Scottish Theatre Archive holds material relating to 'Cheri', including: Leaflet for 'Cheri' at the King's Theatre, Edinburgh, 17 August-6 September 1980. Call number: STA SB 15/3b. Programme for 'Cheri' at the Grand Opera House, Belfast, 22-26 April 1986. Call number: STA SB 10/27a.

Please note this is a copy of the raw capture of the original analogue video for preservation and as such may display defects such as dropout, washed out colour and sound fluctuation.

Credits: [Cheri
Choreographer: Peter Darrell
Composer: David Earl
Scenario: Colette de Jouvenal and Peter Darrell, based on the book by Colette
Designer: Philip Prowse
Lighting Ian Irving

Haydn Pieces
Choreographer: Mark Baldwin
Composer: Joseph Haydn]

Shotlist: 'Cheri' rehearsal
11.15-1.17.50

'Haydn Pieces' rehearsal
1.26.26-1.58.19

'Cheri' is based closely on the novel by Colette and traces the story of a passionate and ultimately tragic love affair between Lea and her young lover, Cheri.

'Haydn Pieces' is a piece for nine dancers choreographed by Mike Baldwin who was resident choreographer at Scottish Ballet. [The text on the tape describes this particular recording as 'Haydn Pieces + cut movements']