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Composer(s): (John) Nicholas Maw (11 May 1935)
Work identifier: M10838
Real Name: Ghost Dances
Display Name: Ghost Dances
Nick Name: 'Imaginary Ballet for Five Players'
Composed: c. 1988
Genre: Instrumental
Genre: Chamber
Genre Type: Piece
Dance
Period: 20th century
Instrumentation: Flute
Clarinet
Violin
Cello
Piano
Percussion
Mvt. 1Intrada: Allegro frenetico  (Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello, Piano, Percussion)
Mvt. 2Movement 1: Dialogue at Night: Largo e sinistro  (Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello, Piano, Percussion)
Mvt. 3Movement 2: The Demon: Molto agitato  (Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello, Piano, Percussion)
Mvt. 4Movement 3: Lullaby: Larghetto, quasi andante  (Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello, Piano, Percussion)
Mvt. 5The Demon (Reprise)  (Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello, Piano, Percussion)
Mvt. 6Ritornello I: Tempo sostenuto e giusto  (Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello, Piano, Percussion)
Mvt. 7Movement 4: The Ballerina Overwhelmed: Vivo  (Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello, Piano, Percussion)
Mvt. 8Movement 5: Pas de Deux: Moderato con moto e flessibile  (Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello, Piano, Percussion)
Mvt. 9Movement 6: La Kermesse: Allegro moderato e molto pesante  (Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello, Piano, Percussion)
Mvt. 10Ritornello II: Agitato  (Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello, Piano, Percussion)
Mvt. 11Movement 7: R├╝ckblick (Romanza): Moderato mosso ma tranquillo  (Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello, Piano, Percussion)
Mvt. 12Movement 8: The Frozen Moment: Grave  (Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello, Piano, Percussion)
Mvt. 13Movement 9: Bacchanale: Allegro molto e inquieto  (Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello, Piano, Percussion)
Mvt. 14Epilogue: Tempo molto moderato  (Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello, Piano, Percussion)
Composer(s): (John) Nicholas Maw (11 May 1935)
Recording identifier: M2147496078
Real Name: Ghost Dances
Display Name: Ghost Dances
Nick Name: 'Imaginary Ballet for Five Players'
Composed: c. 1988
Genre: Instrumental
Genre: Chamber
Genre Type: Piece
Dance
Period: 20th century
Instrumentation: Flute
Clarinet
Violin
Cello
Piano
Percussion
Ensemble: Twentieth Century Consort
Conductor: Christopher Kendall
Label: ASV
Catalogue Number: CD DCA 999
CD Media ID: 6250
Recording Location: Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
Recording Date: c. 1995
Mvt. 1Intrada: Allegro frenetico (1'40'')
Mvt. 2Movement 1: Dialogue at Night: Largo e sinistro (2'25'')
Mvt. 3Movement 2: The Demon: Molto agitato (1'11'')
Mvt. 4Movement 3: Lullaby: Larghetto, quasi andante (1'26'')
Mvt. 5The Demon (Reprise) (0'39'')
Mvt. 6Ritornello I: Tempo sostenuto e giusto (0'44'')
Mvt. 7Movement 4: The Ballerina Overwhelmed: Vivo (1'59'')
Mvt. 8Movement 5: Pas de Deux: Moderato con moto e flessibile (3'39'')
Mvt. 9Movement 6: La Kermesse: Allegro moderato e molto pesante (2'7'')
Mvt. 10Ritornello II: Agitato (0'54'')
Mvt. 11Movement 7: R├╝ckblick (Romanza): Moderato mosso ma tranquillo (3'20'')
Mvt. 12Movement 8: The Frozen Moment: Grave (2'24'')
Mvt. 13Movement 9: Bacchanale: Allegro molto e inquieto (3'21'')
Mvt. 14Epilogue: Tempo molto moderato (2'34'')