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Title Still life at the Penguin Cafe / composed by Simon Jeffes ; conducted by Isaiah Jackson ; directed by Keith Beckett ; choreographed by David Bintley and Andrew Harries ; performed by Fiona Brockway, Phillip Broomhead, Tracy Brown, Deborah Bull, Jonathan Cope, Stephen Jefferies, Simon Jeffes, Helen Liebmann, Bob Loveday, Ian Maidman, Guy Niblett, Steve Nye, Neil Rennie, Geoff Richardson, Nicola Roberts, Bruce Sansom, Paul Street, The Royal Ballet, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and The Penguin Cafe Orchestra ; produced by Katya Krausova and Paul Tickell
Published [Germany] : ArtHaus Musik, 1989
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (89 min.)
Series Dance in video
Dance in video.
Contents Still life at the Penguin Cafe -- The Penguin Cafe Orchestra : documentary with Simon Jeffes
Summary This programme celebrates the music of the Penguin Cafe Orchestra which, in the words of Simon Jeffres caters for an audience "capable of enjoying Wilson Picket, Beethoven, the Rolling Stones, choral music from West Africa, Bach" and others. Includes both a ballet set to Jeffes's music, in performance with the Royal Ballet, and a documentary about the Orchestra
Notes Title from resource description page (viewed Oct. 18, 2013)
Performer Penguin Cafe Orchestra; The Royal Ballet; Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; conductor, Isaiah Jackson
Event Recorded 1987, Birmingham, England and London, England
Notes Previously released as DVD
This edition in English
Subject Penguin Cafe Orchestra.
Musicians -- Interviews.
Genre/Form Documentary television programs.
Televised performances.
Video recordings.
Form Streaming video
Author Beckett, Keith, director
Bintley, David, choreographer
Brockway, Fiona, performer
Broomhead, Phillip, performer
Brown, Tracy (Performer), performer
Bull, Deborah (Deborah C.), performer
Cope, Jonathan, 1963- performer
Fader, Teddy, lighting designer
Harries, Andy, director
Jackson, Isaiah, conductor
Jefferies, Stephen, performer
Jeffes, Simon, composer, performer
Krausova, Katya, producer
Liebmann, Helen, performer
Loveday, Bob (Musician), performer
Maidmand, Ian, performer
Niblett, Guy, performer
Nye, Steve, performer
Rennie, Neil (Musician), performer
Richardson, Geoffrey, 1950, performer
Roberts, Nicola, performer
Sansom, Bruce, performer
Street, Paul, performer
Tickell, Paul, producer
Jeffes, Simon. Still life at the Penguin Café.
Penguin Cafe Orchestra, performer
Royal Ballet, performer
Royal Opera House (London, England). Orchestra, performer