choreography: Charles Eldridge
music: Father's Song (composed by Ewen MacColl), sung by Dick Gaughan
performed by Andy McLellan
Perhaps the first piece of choreography by Chick Eldridge? Certainly the first choreography to be made by a member of Fife Youth Dance.
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choreography: Gregory Nash
music: Thomas Dolby
costumes: made by Anne Barclay
performed by members of Fife Youth Dance Company
This piece was commissioned by The Arts in Fife, and was made made during a residency by the Greogory Nash Group in Fife in the Spring of 1985.
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choreography: Royston Maldoom
music: traditional (arranged with assistance from Pete Shepherd)
music: Shoals of Herring (composed by Ewan MacColl), sung by Dick Gaughan
This movement was originally choreographed on the men of the Scottish Ballet, as part of a suite called Shoals of Herring.
music: Traditional Waulking Song (from the island of Barra)
Similarly this movement was originally choreographed on the women of the Scottish Ballet, as part of a suite called Shoals of Herring.
music: Snows (composed by Thomas Doubleday (1790-1870)), sung by Dick Gaughan
performed by Winnie Armitage and Jake McLellan (with Ronnie Muir, Charles Eldridge and Frank McConnell)
poem: Eany Meany by John Watt
performed by Frank McConnell, Charles Eldridge and Fife Youth Dance Company
music: Westlin' Winds (composed by Robert Burns), sung by Dick Gaughan
performed by Fife Youth Dance Company. This piece later was remounted on Dundee Rep Dance Company around 1987.
music: Blue Bonnets O'er the Border (traditional)
choreography: traditonal - performed by Kerry MacAllister; concept Royston Maldoom
music: Kelty Clippie (composed by John Watt), sung by John Watt and Davey Stewart
performed by Frank McConnell
This piece was originally choreographed on Shelley Lee as part of a suite for Basic Space Dance Theatre called Shores of the Forth.
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She Is Moving
choreography: Peta Lily
music: Michael Nyman | Talking Heads
design: Peta Lily
performed by the women of Fife Youth Dance Company.
This piece was commissioned by The Arts in Fife with funds made available by the Scottish Arts Council and the Fife Youth Dance Parent Support Group. 'She Is Moving' was made during a one week residency in the Spring of 1985. The previous year David Glass had made a similar piece for the men in Fife Youth Dance -'Big Boys' - and this was Peta response to that work.