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1. Ballet in one act with choreography by MacMillan, music by Poulenc, and designs by Andy Klunder. Premiered 13 Mar. 1980 by the Royal Ballet at Covent Garden with Eagling, Penney, Hosking, and Ellis. The ballet is inspired by Vera Brittain's Testament of Youth and is set to Poulenc's Gloria. It is a heartfelt evocation of the tragic waste of young life in the trenches of the First World War.

2. Ballet in one act with choreography by Mark Morris and music by Vivaldi. Premiered 12 Dec. 1981 by the Mark Morris Dance Group, at the Bessie Schönberg Theater, Dance Theater Workshop, New York. A work partly inspired by the sentiments of the Roman Catholic Mass.

Subjects: Dance.


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