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BALLETS BY JOAN DENISE MORIARTY


COMPILED BY MONICA GAVIN AND HILDA BUCKLEY


Entries list the work, the librettist other than Moriarty, the composer(s) of the music, the performing company (abbreviations: CBC = Cork Ballet Company 1947-1993; ITB = Irish Theatre Ballet 1959-1964; IBC/INB = Irish Ballet Company 1973-1983, Irish National Ballet 1983-1989), and the year(s) of the performances (rptd = repeatedly performed)


(1) Alphabetical List
Ballets:
À la Dégas; Delibes; CBC; 1954, 1967
An Cóitín Dearg [The Red Petticoat] (Mac Liammóir); Fleischmann; CBC; 1951
At the Hawk's Well (Yeats); Charles Lynch; Moriarty solo; 1966
Bata na bPlanndála [The Planting Stick]; Fleischmann; CBC; 1957, 1966
Big Top; Rossini; CBC; 1956, 1982
Billy the Music; Ó Riada; IBC; 1974, rptd
Blobs; Rivier; IBC; 1980
Bolero; Ravel; CBC; 1948
Cameo; Tchaikovsky ; CBC; 1955
Capriccio Espagnol; Rimsky-Korsakov; CBC; 1950, 1957
Carnival des Glisseurs; Meyerbeer; CBC; 1956
Casadh an tSugáin [The Twisting of the Rope] (Hyde); Ó Gallchobhair; CBC; 1954, 1958
Castillan; Massenet; CBC; 1987
Catalysis; Roussel; CBC; 1967
Children of Lír (O'Reilly); Friel; CBC; 1950
Classical Variations; Glazounov; CBC; 1988
Comedy Opus for Twenty; Prokofiev; CBC; 1971
Comus (Milton, Horne); Lawes, Purcell; CBC; 1947
Contrasts; Traditional Irish Music and Jazz; CBC; 1987
Coppélia (reproduced); Delibes; CBC; 1951 (Act 2), 1955, 1970, 1971
Cry Havoc; Roussel; ITB; 1961
Devil to Pay (Ó Riada); Ó Riada; ITB; 1962, rptd
Dissy Opus; Jazz; CBC; 1989
Diúltú (Pearse); Buckley; INB; 1983, 1984
Fairy Queen (Horne); Purcell; CBC; 1948, 1964, 1985
Festival impromptu; Sullivan; CBC; 1985, rptd
Fickle Princess (Anderson); Handel; CBC; 1950
Francis of Assisi (Rowlands); Rowlands; ITB; 1962
Full Moon for the Bride (Mac Liammóir); Potter; CBC; 1974
Gare du Nord; Ibert; CBC; 1986
Golden Bell of Ko (Cumberland); Fleischmann; CBC; 1948, 1953, 1973
Golliwogs and Teddy-bears; Kavalevsky; INB; 1983
Golliwogs' Cakewalk; Debussy; INB; 1983
Half Moon Street; Rossini, Respighi; CBC; 1954, 1967
Hansel and Gretel; Humperdinck; CBC; 1952, 1965
Haunted Inn; Khachaturian; CBC; 1954
Hommage à Chopin; Chopin; CBC; 1950, 1987
Hungarian Dances; Brahms; CBC; 1947, 1970
Hungarian Fantasy; Liszt; CBC; 1951
Invitation to the Dance; Weber; INB; 1983, rptd
La Calinda; Delius; CBC; 1947
La Giarra (Pirandello); Casella; CBC; 1965
La Gioconda; Ponchielli; IBC; 1981, rptd
Lugh of the Golden Arm; Ó Riada; IBC; 1977
Lullaby; Khachaturian; CBC; 1949
Macha Ruadh [Red-haired Macha]; Fleischmann; CBC; 1955
Masks; Kagel; CBC; 1970
Moy Mell; Potter, Gershwin; CBC; 1957
Na Trí Captaení Loinge [The Three Sea Captains]; Fleischmann, 1966
Nutcracker (reproduced); Tchaikovsky; CBC; 1948, 1952
Overture; Tchaikovsky; IBC; 1974
Papillons (T. Fleischmann); Schumann, Ó Riada; CBC; 1952
Pas de trois; Dvorak; CBC; 1954
Peer Gynt (Ibsen, Horne); Grieg; CBC; 1949
Period Suite; Morley; CBC; 1965
Peter and the Wolf; Prokofiev; ITB; 1959, rptd
Pilgrim's Progess (Bunyan, Horne); Bach, Gluck; CBC; 1950
Playboy of the Western World (Synge); Chieftains; INB; 1978, 1979, 1980, 1984, 1985
Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor; Borodin; CBC; 1948, 1953
Prisoners of the Sea; Harty; CBC; ITB; 1961, 1970
Puck Fair(Higgins); Maconchy, CBC; 1948, 1953, 1984
Pulcinella; Stravinsky; CBC; 1947
Rendezvous impromtus; Chaminade; CBC; 1952
Reputations; Lecocq; IBC; 1981 rptd
Rosamunde; Schubert; CBC; 1947
Saint Valentine's Day; Strauss; CBC; 1949, 1950, 1970
Scheherazade; Rimsky-Korsakov; CBC; 1952, 1976
Seal Woman; Harty; CBC; 1956, 1959, 1967, 1976
Slavonic Dances; Dvorak; ITB; 1962
Straussiana; Strauss; CBC; 1961
Street Games; T.C. Kelly, Moeran; ITB; 1959 rptd
Suite classique; Debussy; CBC; 1951
Suite Symphonique; Tchaikovsky; CBC; 1953
Suite The Cake Dance; Fleischmann; CBC 1957, 1966
Sweet Dancer (Yeats); Sibelius; CBC; 1989
Sylphides; Chopin; (reproduced) CBC; 1965
The Singer (Homage to Pearse); Ó Gallchobhair; CBC; 1952, 1953
The Táin; Fleischmann; IBC; 1981
They Come, They Come (Jack Yeats); Moeran; IBC; 1975, 1976
Three Hungarian Dances; Brahms; CBC; 1947
Three Miniatures: Midir’s Song for Etain, Fishamble Street, On the Bridge at Clash; Duff; CBC; 1967
Trio; Beethoven; CBC; 1970
Valse Triste; Sibelius; CBC; 1948, 1951
Vanity Fair; Offenbach; CBC; 1953
Vltava; Smetana; CBC; 1947, 1949, 1977
Voice in the Wilderness; Bloch; ITB; 1959, 1960
Wedding (Festival of Cork); Tradititional Irish Music; CBC; 1986, 1990
West Cork Ballad (Ó Riada); Ó Riada; ITB; 1961, rptd
William Tell; Rossini; CBC; 1949


Opera Ballets:
Die Fledermaus; Strauss; CBC; 1964
Faust; Gounod; CBC; 1954, 1966
Il Trovatore; Verdi; CBC, IBC; 1954, 1966, 1983
La Gioconda; Ponchielli; IBC; 1980
La Traviata; Verdi; CBC; 1954, 1965
Orfeo and Euridice; Gluck; IBC; 1980
Samson and Delilah; Saint-Saens; IBC; 1979
Tannhäuser; Wagner; IBC; 1979


Musicals:
Camelot; Lerner, Love; CBC; 1986
Finian's Rainbow; Burton Lane; CBC; 1958
Guys and Dolls; Loesser; CBC; 1971
Land of Smiles; Lehar; CBC; 1973
My Fair Lady; Lerner, Love; CBC; 1970
The Wizard of Oz; Arlen; CBC; 1973
White Horse Inn; Friml; CBC; 1959


Traditional Irish dance choreographed for An Damhsa TV programme 1966-1967, performed by Cork Ballet and its Folk Dance Group
Dancing the Baby; traditional Irish music
Fire Dance; traditional Irish music
Gathering Duileasc; traditional Irish music
Girls' Double Jig; traditional Irish music
Harvest Dance; traditional Irish music
Rinnce Mór; traditional Irish music
Running Dance; traditional Irish music
Saint Brigid's Eve; traditional Irish music
The Evil Eye; traditional Irish music
The North Road; traditional Irish music
The Straw Boys; traditional Irish music
The Wild Colonial Boy; popular song
The Yellow Beggar; traditional Irish music
Washing Day; traditional Irish music


(2) Performances of Moriarty's Ballets
1947 June
 
La Calinda; Delius; Cork Ballet Company
Pulcinella; Stravinsky; CBC
Rosamunde; Schubert; CBC
Three Hungarian Dances; Brahms; CBC
Vltava; Smetana; CBC


1947 Nov
Comus; Lawes, Purcell; CBC with James Stack


1948
Bolero; Ravel; CBC
Nutcracker Act I (reproduced); Tchaikovsky; CBC
Polovtsian Dances Prince Igor; Borodin; CBC
Puck Fair; Maconchy; CBC
The Fairy Queen; Purcell; CBC
The Golden Bell of Ko; Fleischmann; CBC
Valse Triste; Sibelius; CBC


1949
Lullaby; Khachaturian; CBC
Peer Gynt; Grieg; CBC
Saint Valentine's Day; Strauss; CBC
Vltva; Smetana; CBC
William Tell; Rossini; CBC


1950
Capriccio Espagnol; Rimsky-Korsakov; CBC
Hommage à Chopin; Chopin; CBC
Pilgrim's Progress; Bach, Gluck; CBC
Saint Valentine's Day; Strauss; CBC
The Children of Lír; Friel; CBC
The Fickle Princess; Handel; CBC


1951
An Cóitín Dearg [The Red Petticoat]; Fleischmann; CBC
Coppélia Act II (reproduced); Delibes; CBC
Hungarian Fantasy; Liszt; CBC
Suite classique; Debussy; CBC
Valse triste; Sibelius; CBC


1952
Hansel and Gretel; Humperdinck; CBC
Les rendezvous impromptus; Chaminade; CBC
Nutcracker Act I (reproduced); Tchaikovsky; CBC
Papillons; Schumann; CBC
Scheherazade; Rimsky-Korsakov; CBC
The Singer; Ó Gallchobhair; CBC


1953
Polovstian Dances Prince Igor; Borodin; CBC
Puck Fair; Maconchy; CBC
Suite Symphonique; Tchaikovsky; CBC
The Golden Bell of Ko; Fleischmann; CBC
The Singer; Ó Gallchobhair; CBC
Vanity Fair; Offenbach; CBC


1954
A la Degas; Delibes; CBC
Casadh an tSugáin [The Twisting of the Rope]; Ó Gallchobhair; CBC
Faust; Gounod; CBC
Half Moon Street; Rossini, Respighi; CBC
Il Trovatore; Verdi; CBC
La Traviata; Verdi; CBC
Pas de trois; Dvorak; CBC
The Haunted Inn; Khachaturian; CBC


1955
Cameo; Tchaikovsky; CBC
Coppélia (reproduced); Delibes; CBC
Macha Ruadh [Red-haired Macha]; Fleischmann; CBC

1956
Carnaval des glisseurs; Meyerbeer; CBC
The Big Top; Rossini; CBC
The Seal Woman; Harty; CBC


1957
Bata na bPlanndála [The Planting Stick]; Fleischmann; CBC (Cork Choral Festival)
Capriccio Espagnol; Rimsky-Korsakov; CBC
Moy Mell; Potter, Gershwin; CBC
Suite The Cake Dance; Fleischmann; CBC (Cork Choral Festival)


1958
Casadh an tSugáin [The Twisting of the Rope]; Ó Gallchobhair; CBC (Gala Concert)
Finian's Rainbow; Burton Lane; CBC


1959
Peter and the Wolf; Prokofiev; Irish Theatre Ballet
Street Games; Kelly, Moeran; ITB
The Seal Woman; Harty; CBC
Voice in the Wildernis; Bloch; ITB
White Horse Inn; Friml; CBC


1960
Coppélia Act II (reproduced); Delibes; ITB


1961
Cry Havoc; Roussel; ITB
Prisoners of the Sea; Harty; CBC/ITB
Slavonic Dances Rhapsody; Dvorak; ITB
Straussiana; Strauss; CBC/ITB
Valse Triste; Sibelius; ITB
West Cork Ballad; Ó Riada; ITB


1962
Devil to Pay; Ó Riada; ITB
Francis of Assisi; Rowlands; ITB


1964
Coppélia (reproduced); Delibes; CBC/ITB
Fairy Queen; Purcell; CBC
Die Fledermaus; Strauss; CBC


1965
Hansel and Gretel; Humperdinck; CBC
La Giarra; Casella; CBC (Clonmel)
La Traviata; Verdi; CBC
Les Sylphides (reproduced); Chopin; CBC
Period Suite; Morley; CBC (Cork Choral Festival)

1966
Bata na bPlanndála [The Planting Stick]; Fleischmann; CBC/ FDG (TV An Damhsa)
Dancing the Baby; traditional Irish music; CBC/ FDG (TV An Damhsa)
Faust; Gounod; CBC
Fire Dance; traditional Irish music; CBC/ FDG (TV An Damhsa)
Gathering Duileasc, traditional Irish music; CBC/ FDG (TV An Damhsa)
Girls' Double Jig; traditional Irish music; CBC/ FDG (TV An Damhsa)
Harvest Dance; traditional Irish music; CBC/ FDG (TV An Damhsa)
Il Trovatore; Verdi; CBC
Na Trí Captaení Loinge [The Three Sea Captains]; Fleischmann; CBC/ FDG (TV An Damhsa)
Rinnce Mór; traditional Irish music; CBC/ Folk Dance Group (TV An Damhsa)
Running Dance; traditional Irish music; CBC/ FDG (TV An Damhsa)
Saint Brigid's Eve; traditional Irish music; CBC/ FDG (TV An Damhsa)
Suite The Cake Dance; Fleischmann; CBC/ FDG (TV An Damhsa)
Suite The Cake Dance; Fleischmann; CBC/ FDG (TV An Damhsa)
The Evil Eye; traditional Irish music; CBC/ FDG (TV An Damhsa)
The North Road; traditional Irish music; CBC/ FDG (TV An Damhsa)
The Straw Boys; traditional Irish music; CBC/ FDG (TV An Damhsa)
The Yellow Beggar; traditional Irish music; CBC/ FDG (TV An Damhsa)
Washing Day traditional Irish music; CBC/ FDG (TV An Damhsa)
West Cork Ballad; Ó Riada; libretto Ó Riada; CBC/ FDG (TV An Damhsa)

1967
A La Degas; Delibes; CBC
Catalysis; Roussel; CBC
Devil To Pay; Ó Riada; libretto Ó Riada; CBC/ FDG (TV An Damhsa)
Half Moon Street; Rossini, Respighi; CBC
Puck Fair; Maconchy; libretto Higgins; CBC/ FDG (TV An Damhsa)
Seal Woman; Harty; CBC/ FDG (TV An Damhsa)
Street Games; Kelly, Moeran; CBC/ FDG (TV An Damhsa)
The Singer; Ó Gallchobhair; CBC/ FDG (TV An Damhsa)
The Wild Colonial Boy; popular song; CBC/ FDG (TV An Damhsa)
Three Miniatures: Midir's Song for Etain, Fishamble Street, On the Bridge at Clash; Duff; CBC/ Folk Dance Group (TV An Damhsa)


1970
Coppélia (reproduced); Delibes; CBC
Hungarian Dances; Brahms; CBC
Masks; Kagel; CBC
My Fair Lady; Lerner, Love; CBC
Prisoners of the Sea; Harty; CBC
Trio; Beethoven; CBC
West Cork Ballad; Ó Riada; CBC


1971
Comedy Opus for 20; Prokofiev; CBC
Coppélia (reproduced); Delibes; CBC
Guys and Dolls; Loesser; CBC
West Cork Ballad; Ó Riada; CBC


1973
Land of Smiles; Lehar; CBC
The Golden Bell of Ko; Fleischmann; CBC
The Wizard of Oz; Arlen; CBC


1974
Billy the Music; Ó Riada; Irish Ballet Company
Devil to Pay; Ó Riada; IBC
Full Moon for the Bride; Potter; CBC
Overture; Tchaikovsky; IBC


1975
They Come, They Come; Moeran; IBC


1976
Seal Woman; Harty; CBC


1977
Lugh of the Golden Arm; Ó Riada, de Buitléar; IBC
Vltava; Smetana; CBC


1978
Playboy of the Western World; Chieftains; IBC (Dublin)


1979
Playboy of the Western World; Chieftains; IBC (Cork)
Playboy of the Western World; Chieftains; IBC (New York)
Samson and Delilah; Saint-Saens; IBC (Dublin)


1980
Blobs; Rivier; IBC
La Gioconda; Ponchielli; IBC (Dublin)
Orfeo and Euridice; Gluck; IBC (Dublin)
Playboy of the Western World; Chieftains; IBC (London)


1981
La Gioconda; Ponchielli; IBC
Reputations; Lecocq; IBC
The Táin; Fleischmann; IBC (Dublin)


1982
The Big Top; Rossini; CBC


1983
Diúltú; Buckley; Irish National Ballet
Golliwog's Cakewalk; Debussy; INB
Golliwogs and Teddy-bears; Kabalevsky; INB
Il Trovatore; Verdi; INB
Invitation to the Dance; Weber; INB


1984
Diúltú; Buckley; INB
Playboy of the Western World; Chieftains; INB (Dublin)
Puck Fair; Potter; CBC


1985
Fairy Queen; Purcell; CBC
Festival Impromptu; Sullivan; CBC
Playboy of the Western World; Chieftains; INB (Rennes)


1986
Camelot; Lerner, Love; CBC
Le Gare du Nord; Ibert; CBC
Wedding; Traditional Irish Music; CBC (Killarney)


1987
Castillan; Massenet; CBC (Clonmel)
Contrasts; Tradititional Irish Music, Jazz; CBC (Clonmel)
Hommage à Chopin; Chopin; CBC (Clonmel)
Mardi Gras; Massenet; CBC (Clonmel)
Pas Classique; Bach; CBC (Clonmel)


1988
Classical Variations; Glazounov; CBC (Everyman Cork)
Rinnce Mór and Washing Dance; traditional Irish music; CBC
Street Games; Kelly, Moeran; CBC (Everyman Cork)


1989
Dissy Opus; Jazz; CBC
Overture; Tchaikovsky; CBC
Sweet Dancer; Sibelius; CBC


1990
Wedding; tradititional Irish music; CBC (Festival of Cork)


1991
Dissy Opus; Jazz; CBC
Overture; Tchaikovsky; CBC
Sweet Dancer; Sibelius; CBC