The Seasons (Heart Of The Continent)

  • a dance/ballet
  • 1999
  • 10'

Classical themes illustrated changing prairie landscapes when danced by 1500 dancers with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet featuring Evelyn Hart.
Commissioned for the opening ceremonies of the Pan American Games.

Autumn Splendor – jazzy & powerful ala Carmina Burana-features the chorus. 2:13
Winter Dreams – a beautiful waltz – magical and evocative of winter’s icy splendor. 2:31
Spring Rhapsody – a peaceful and gentle homage to the season of awakening 2:33
Summer Fire
– festive and fun, with a strong salsa beat! 2:33

Instrumentation: 2222/4331/timp/2 perc/harp/strings/chorus SATB (vocalise)
Piano/vocal/rehearsal score and orchestra score for sale (orchestra parts – rental) also see Choral.
On the CD – Music of the Pan American Games © 2024 • By Wavelength Media