Rhymes With Silver
March 06, 1997
Mark Morris Dance Group - Zellerbach Hall
Berkeley, California United States
Co-commissioned by Cal Performances, University of California, Berkeley
- Mark Morris
- Lou Harrison - commisioned score (1997) - Rhymes with Silver - Prelude, Allegro, Scherzo, Ductia, Gigue and Musette, Chromatic Rhapsody, Romantic Waltz, Fox Trot, Threnody, In Honor of Prince Kantemir, 5-Tone Kit, Round Dance
- Scenic Design
- Howard Hodgkin
- Costume Design
- Martin Pakledinaz
- Lighting Design
- Michael Chybowski
- violin, viola, cello, piano, percussion
- Number of Dancers
- 45 minutes
"...is intelligently wrought, sometimes soulful, sometimes cheery, an evocation of the spice and variety of life. Rhymes With Silver is a dance that enjoys a kind of feeling of lush ecstasy."
- Dance Magazine
"...truly handsome and taps on many styles of movement. Rhymes with Silver is a beautiful design that lingers near joy and pathos...it leaves you aching for more."
- The New York Times
"...a major achievement."
- New York Magazine
"Rhymes with Silver expresses a robust free-spiritedness and rhythmic drive."
- The Village Voice