Like his early contemporaries, the Dance Suite
contains an abundance of pleasant, Romantic tunes, concluding with a traditional Viennese waltz.
ORCHESTRAL PERFORMANCE: "Bartok: Divertimento; Dance Suite
Noel Rawsthorne's entertaining Dance Suite
was written in 1937 for Gordon Stewart to re-open the restored Huddersfield Town Hall organ.
for Organ, Ttimpani and Brass Ensemble, by Andre Campra and arranged by Scott Sorenson.
The very next band up, the Northamptonshire County Youth Orchestra, delivered an equally superb performance of Bartok's Dance Suite
which had just about everything short of the actual smell of goulash.
Somfai and Nelson Dellamaggiore [Homosassa, FL: Bartok Records, 1995]); and the orchestral Dance Suite
If the brittle brashness of Stravinsky's pagan dance suite
, The Rite of Spring, served as a musical MoT for all departments, particularly percussion, the true revelation lay elsewhere.
A synchronised dance suite
by the Debut Academy set the standard for the evening, followed by a well-executed performance of The Rhythm of Life by the Savoy Opera Society.
Summer," from the dance suite
The Seasons, opened the program with typical Moiseyev fare: a grand array of more than forty dancers in brightly colored costumes weaving in and out of complex formations, celebrating with vibrant displays of technical virtuosity and complicated footwork at ever-increasing speed.
Bartok's Dance Suite
even takes us to Algeria as well as Romania and his native Hungary, but one eventually loses patience with this sequence of skirling gipsy sounds and peasant drones.
Apart from Bach's evergreen Toccata and Fugue in D Minor you'll get Noel Rawsthorne's Dance Suite
, Pietro Yon's Toccatina for the Flutes and LAon Boellmann's Suite Gothique The Yon work is a humoresque and rather too lightweight for my tastes, though immensely popular and often played as an encore, and its Italian composer (and one-time organist at St Peter's, Vatican) is certainly no slouch.
Inevitably there was national pastiche, from the contemporary in Alfred Reed's International Dance Suite
and Nigel Hess's exuberant Global Variations, to vintage Malcolm Arnold and Henry Wood.
In different ways, the new editions of the Dance Suite
and the Sonata for Solo Violin capture the series at its strongest.
Now, Norah is hobbling on a recently-sprained left ankle down the sprung maple floor of the school's Broadway dance suite
The building, which cost pounds 220,000, includes a music studio and dance suite
and was opened by Katherine Kerswell, chief executive of Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council.