Eminently suitable for dance schools and ballet companies looking for interesting and mildly challenging new works. The music is sophisticated but not excessively difficult. Audiences are appreciative of the drama and the approachable music. High quality recordings are available for performances without live musicians if needed.
Christina Rossetti's strange and famous poem set to music. An interesting and musically thrilling piece with a drama that will interest an audience and offer opportunites for 2 young female principals and a corps de ballet of children of several ages.
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Listen on youtube to a recording made at BBC Maida Vale. Here is the popular Lizzie and Laura duet 'Laura come and kiss me' in the finale, and the first scene.'Goblin Fruit - Whole Ballet'