Ulf Grahn (1942-)

Two Dances. Dance of the Shapes, Dance of the Island


Dance of the Shapes
Dance of the Island

  • Year of composition: 1973
  • Work category: Orchestral works in several movements
  • First performed: Premiered at the Harthky Theatre, Washington, D.C. on 20 January, 1974, by the New Music Ensemble conducted by Lloyd Geisler
  • Duration: 15 min

Location for score and part material

Svensk Musik (www.svenskmusik.org)

Description of work

The work Two Dances. Dance of the Shapes and Dance of the Island was composed for a production at the CUA [Catholic University of America], "Prospero's Story" based on William Shakespeare's play 'The Tempest'.
Two of the ballets in the production were commissioned by The Catholic University of America's School of Music


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