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PROMENADE CONCERT Part 2

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The ballet, The Wise Virgins, was produced by the Sadler's Wells Company in 1940, with choreography by Frederick Ashton and scenery and costumes by Rex Whistler. The music, chosen from various works of Bach, was orchestrated by William Walton. Of the six movements of the suite, all except the second, a choral prelude, are taken from cantatas. The fifth movement, ' Sheep may safely graze,' which has become widely known, 18 in its original form an air from the Birthday Cantata. Harold Rutland

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Choreography By: Frederick Ashton
Costumes By: Rex Whistler.
Unknown: William Walton.

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