Assorted Quartets

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World premiere date
Premiere location place
Saratoga Springs, NY
Dance sections

1. Fanfare Quartet (1979)

2. Clap Quartet (1979)

3. Manners Quartet (1979)

4. Mud Quartet (1977)

Dancers

Shelley Freydont, Christine Uchida, Anthony Ferro, John Malashock

Runtime
00:09:30

Assorted Quartets combines three excerpts from When We Were Very Young and one from Mud. The four quartets remained unchanged from their original versions. The music, however, is replaced by a selection of traditional Irish songs and jigs. This same collection of excerpts was performed again in 1988 with another score under the title Four Down Under.

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    Malashock, Keith Young, Katie Glasner and Uchida perform Assorted Quartets in 1981.  ©Paul B. Goode
Video Description

Uchida, Freydont, Ferro and Malashock perform "Mud Quartet."

Full music program

Manners Quartet:
   College Hornpipe
   La Belle Catherine
   Down Went McGinty To The Bottom of the Sea (Traditional)

Mud Quartet:
   Fisher’s Hornpipe

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