BALLET SUITE: THE COURT OF LOVE op.286 (November 1979)

An orchestral concert version of the music of the ballet 'The Court of Love' commissioned by The Royal Ballet Sadler's Wells
Published by: Highbridge Music Ltd
Commissioned by: The Guildford Symphony Orchestra for their Diamond Jubilee
Instrumentation: 2(II=picc).2.2.2 2 perc. timp. pno/cel. hp. strings
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Duration: 16 mins
First Performance: Guildford Symphony Orchestra conducted by Ralph Nicholson, Guildford Civic Centre 24 Nov 1979
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  • 1: The Enchantress
    Theme and variations
  • 2: The Maiden and the Troubador
  • 3: The Queen
    Theme and finale


Composer's note: 'The score was edited and revised from the ballet score I wrote for Lynn Seymour at Sadler's Wells in 1977. At the premiere I sat with Lady and Sir Lennox Berkeley, who also had a work in the programme.'

Related Works

'*THE COURT OF LOVE' op.244 (March 1977)
A ballet choreographed by Lynn Seymour for the Sadler's Wells Royal Ballet to celebrate THE SILVER JUBILEE OF HER MAJESTY QUEEN ELIZABETH II

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