Group Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Title: "Legend of Kaieteur" for CARIFESTA '72
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 Material Information
Title: "Legend of Kaieteur" for CARIFESTA '72
Series Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Physical Description: Book
Publisher: Weekend Post and Sunday Argosy
Publication Date: 4/16/1972
Subject: Carifesta (1st : 1972 : Guyana), Festivals - Caribbean Area
Caribbean   ( lcsh )
Spatial Coverage: South America -- Guyana -- Georgetown
Funding: Support for the development of the technical infrastructure and partner training provided by the United States Department of Education TICFIA program.
 Record Information
Bibliographic ID: CA00199729
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat
Holding Location: Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: CARIFESTA I 1972

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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. -


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-

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