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Roehampton University London Stravinsky the Global Dancer: A Chronology of Choreography to the Music of Igor Stravinsky
Dance Record.

* - partial use of score.
† - musical collage.

Premiere Year 2003 
Dance The Rite of Spring 
Choreographer Shen Wei   
Music The Rite of Spring (piano duet version)  1911 - 13  First Performance: Not Known 
  Length of score: 33'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Shen Wei 
Company Shen Wei Dance Arts 
First Performance 07 July 2003  Reynolds Industries Theater, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note For 12 dancers (no victim), a plotless, stripped-down interpretation of the score, 'about the music's structure,' in black, grey and white, danced on a geometric floor painting by Shen Wei. Solo dancers emerged in Part II. The movement style, incorporating floor work, was influenced by Chinese opera techniques. The score was performed by Fazil Say, alongside his recording of the other 2-hand part on a Yamaha Disklavier. Part I premiered 2002. 

 

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