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Job

Ballet: Work details

Choreographer: Ninette de Valois
Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams
Music title: Job, a Masque for Dancing (1930)
Orchestrator: Constant Lambert
Librettist: Geoffrey Keynes
Work definition: Masque for dancing in eight scenes
Based on: Based on 'The Book of Job' by William Blake
Notes: Programme for 20 May 1948 performance describes it as 'A Masque for Dancing by Geoffrey Keynes and Gwendolen Raverat'.
World premiere: 5 July 1931, Camargo Society, Cambridge Theatre, London
ROH premiere: 20 May 1948, Sadler's Wells Ballet
ROH company premiere: 22 September 1931, The Vic-Wells Ballet, The Old Vic Theatre
Productions
Job (1931) The Vic-Wells Ballet (3 performances online)
Job (1948) Sadler's Wells Ballet (13 performances online)