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Tigerlily and the Dragonfly: Voices of Music and BALAM Dance Theatre; Rameau & Telemann
Seeded by voicesofmusic on 30 Jun 2013
Author: Walvis2007
Voices of Music and BALAM Dance Theatre's cross-cultural collaboration featuring Robin Gilbert and Carlos Fittante in Tigerlily and the Dragonfly, a fantasy courtship on point. This whimsical duet, inspired by the Balinese Oleg Tambulilingan, was adapted from its original gamelan score to a compilation of Baroque music arranged by Hanneke van Proosdij and David Tayler. Live, HD video from the Voices of Music "Let's Dance" concert in San Francisco, February, 2013. The music is sourced from Telemann's Ouverture Burlesque (TWV 32:2) and from Rameau's Dardanus, the piccolo, or "petite flute" part is here played by Hanneke on the "sixth flute." A note from choreographer and dancer Carlos Fittante: "I created Dardanesque at the request of David and Hanneke for the first artistic collaboration between our groups, Voices of Music and BALAM Dance Theatre (BALAM). The piece existed as Tigerlily & the Dragonfly in BALAM's repertory, set to an original gamelan composition. We wondered how the c
Ensemble: Voices of Music