Above, a flqshback'o to e 1970 Performance of the "Legend of Koieteur."
The "Legenddf Kaeteur" for Carifesta '72
Rehearsals for the multi-media contributions at CARIFESTA '72 which was originally scored f
presentation "The Legend of to be held from August 25 to three J':'anos will now be -r:
Kaieteur" one of Guyana's main September. 15 begins on April 17 arranged ior a' steel orchesti
at the Bishops' High School at
S7.30 p.m. Members of the choir of
150 voices who took part in tho
1970 presentation of this work are
Invited to attend.
The "Legend of Kaieteur" which.
is a musical setting of A. J.
Seymour's epio poem iby Philip
Pilgrim was originally performed
in 1944 and had its second set of
performances during the Repub-
lic Cetebrations of 1970. -
ALONG ORIGINAL LINES
It was one of the recommenda-
tions of the Writers' .and Artists'
Conventioh 'of. 1970 that- the
"Legend of Kaieteur" be pre-
sented along the lines of the
original intentions of its com-
poser, by the inclusion of choreo-
graphed dances. This is being
planned for the-. CARIFESTA
production. The orchestral part
and two pianos, The arrangemel!
is .being dene -by Biil Pilgrim the
brother of the composer.
Minor changes are being ma -,
to the choral seating which w',
consist of 150 voices. There wi:I
be two presentations of th..
"Legend of Kaieteur" ,at the new
Cultural Centre during CAR.T-