1. 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
    design:
    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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  3. Westlin' Winds

    choreography: Royston Maldoom
    music: traditional (arranged with assistance from Pete Shepherd)

    1st Movement
    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.

    2nd Movement
    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.

    3rd Movement
    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)

    4th Movement
    poem: Eany Meany by John Watt
    performed by Frank McConnell, Charles Eldridge and Fife Youth Dance Company

    5th Movement
    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.

    6th Movement
    music: Blue Bonnets O'er the Border (traditional)
    choreography: traditonal - performed by Kerry MacAllister; concept Royston Maldoom

    Coda
    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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  4. 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.

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