Gobustan Rhythms

Herman Rechberger

Year

2001-2002


Duration

40'


Movements

I. The landscape; II. The gaval dash; III. Rezitativ; IV. Chasing the deer; V. Mugham: The seven beauties; VI. Dance of the warriors; VII. Dance of the 3 maidens; VIII. Rezitativ; IX. Stone-Arba; X. The twin rocks: Rezitativ; XI. The buffalo hunt; XII. The pomgranate: Rezitativ; XIII. The harvest; XIV. From the cold: Rezitativ; XV. Ritual (optional insert: Dance of the virgin); XVI. The curly road; XVII. Yalli; XVIII. Gobustan; XIX. Eternal landscape; XX. Finale


Instrumentation

pre-recorded recitation, epic singer - flute, soprano saxophone, trombone (2), percussion (4), electric guitar, electric bass, violoncello solo, string orchestra


Genre

Dance/Ballet Work with Guitar


Comment

Ballet after motives from stone carvings and poems by Cingiz Alioglu.


Source

composer homepage; MIC Finland website;