Friday, March 18, 2016

"Rhythm of Dance" with Orchestra of Southern Utah

The Orchestra of Southern Utah explores the wonderful world of music written for dancing and inspired by dancers: from the Baroque era to modern music, including a dance from China on April 21, 2016, 7:30 p.m., Heritage Center.  (Full article: )

(Photos from the NYC Dance Project, except as noted)
Ballerina Misty Copeland recreating Degas paintings.

Dancing, art, and music are great partners in expressing human emotion. Folk dances are the foundation, followed by the aristocratic dances of the Baroque and Classical era.  Ballet and modern dancing evolved and continue to redefine movement.

Baroque Besetzung Quartett of Berlin recreates Baroque era music and clothing.

Bach - Suite no. 3 in D major for orchestra, BWV 1068 - Gavotte I and II, Bourree, Gigue
The Flute Concert of Sanssouci by Adolph Menzel evokes the Classical era of Mozart
Mozart Minuetto from Symphony No. 40:

Wedding Dance by Pieter Bruegel gives the feeling of peasant dances by Dvorak.

Antonin Dvorak was a Romantic era composer from the Czech region who incorporated folk and gypsy elements into his compositions.  Enjoy this exuberant music.
Music by Liu Tieshan and Mao Yuan

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