Dedicated to the City of New York
This dance was created under the auspices of the Mark Morris Dance Group New Works Fund, sponsored by Philip Morris Companies, Inc. Additional support provided by The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.
|Music||Robert Schumann - Quintet in E Flat Major for Piano and Strings, Op. 44—Allegro brillante; In modo d’una Maria. Un poco largamente – Agitato; Scherzo molto vivace; Allegro, ma non troppo|
|Lighting Design||Michael Chybowski|
|Costume Design||Martin Pakledinaz|
|Instrumentation||2 violins, viola, cello, piano|
|Number of Dancers||14|
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