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348. CLARINADE



Music: By Morton Gould (Derivations for Clarinet and Jazz Band, 1954-55, composed for Benny Goodman).

Choreography: By George Balanchine.

Production: Costumes (practice clothes) assembled by Karinska in consultation with George Balanchine (uncredited).

Premiere: April 29, 1964, New York City Ballet, New York State Theater. Conductor: Robert Irving. Clarinetist: Benny Goodman.

Cast: WARM-UP: Gloria Govrin, Arthur Mitchell, 5 couples; CONTRAPUNTAL BLUES: Suzanne Farrell, Anthony Blum, 2 couples; RAG: Govrin, 4 women; RIDE-OUT: Entire cast.

Note: The first work choreographed by Balanchine for the New York City Ballet after the move from City Center of Music and Drama to the New York State Theater, Lincoln Center.

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