Four Scores for Dance

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FOUR SCORES FOR DANCE  (2 CD SET)
by Tigger Benford

13 tracks on 2 CDs
Track 5 CD 1 – Clarion

      

 

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Four Scores for Dance by Tigger Benford (2 CD SET)

CONTENTS – Four Scores for Dance CD1:

 TITLE TRACK PART
INSTRUMENTS / DESCRIPTION LENGTH DEMOS
7TH CYCLE
(2017)

 

Choreographer: Blair Richie

The music is metrically organized into 7 beat units

 
1. PART 1
(Medium tempo)
Benford: congas, djembe
Isler: drums
Traversa: bass
Comer: accordion
Lisbao: violin
6:24

      

2. PART 2
(Fast Tempo)
Benford: congas, djembe
Isler: drums
Traversa: bass
Comer: accordion
Lisbao: violin
4:14
      
VIEW FROM THE HUDSON
(2002)
Written as a response to the attack on the World Trade Center 09/11/2001

Choreographer: Randy James

 


Benford: congas, marimba, bodhram, sound effects.
Isler: drums
Hart: double bass & guitar
Jones: keyboards, accordion
Walsh: bass clarinet, alto sax, soprano sax.

 

3. Lament  5:13

      

4. Sabor
3:45

      

5. Clarion 4:42

      

      middle

6. Jet Black
4:09

      

7. Barrage 4:10

      

Four Scores for Dance CD2:

 TITLE TRACK PART
INSTRUMENTS / DESCRIPTION LENGTH DEMOS
GYRE
(2015)

1.

Choreographer:
Paul Ocampo

Inspired by the rhythmic organization of traditional West African drumming.  Use of instruments from India, Middle East, & Europe reflect creative systhesis.

11:20
      opening

      middle
PERSEPHONE
(2005)
In 2019 Jane received a Bessie award for best revival for her 40th Anniversary retrospective La Mama.
Persephone is based on the classic Greek tale, with singing and instrumental music.

The five pieces are edited to function as stand alone music

Choreographer: Jane Comfort

Instruments:
Benford: marimba, percussion
Jones: piano,
synthesizer, amadinda
Partridge:
percussion, amadinda
Schleffer: shakhuhatchie, alto flute, ankle bells
Vocals:   Elizabeth Hazelwood, Peter Scisioli, Eilleen Stevens, Everett Bradley

2. THE GARDEN, part 1 Innocense prevails 4:19
      
  3.

THE GARDEN, part 2

Hades abducts Persephone 6:05

      

4. UNDERWORLD, part 1 Underworld
inhabitants,
wild goings on
5:17

      

5. UNDERWORLD, part 2
Persephone
adjusts and then hears a call home
6:14

      

6. RETURN,
parts 1 and 2
Persephone
returns to Demeter but she has changed.Hades comes to reclaim her.
4:27

      opening

      ending

Four Scores for Dance By Tigger Benford

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Weight .15 lbs