in the original mandala series of designs for 'Images from Kubla
Khan' is held by Gabrielle Uncles. The designs were commissioned
for the cd sleeve of the American release of the work, narrated
by Oscar winning actor Sir Ben Kingsley. They also form the basis
of set designs for the ballet concept of 'Images from Kubla Khan'.
The magical world of Samuel Taylor Coleridge's dream fantasy is
perfectly reflected in these beautiful and mystical paintings,
with their ancient and pagan symbolism.
line-up: 1 piccolo 2 flutes 2 oboes 1 cor anglais 2 clarinets
2 bassoons 1 contra bassoon 4 horns 3 trumpets 3 trombones 1 tuba
4 percussion 1 harp 1 narrator 16 first violins 14 second violins
12 viole 10 celli 8 bassi. Total performance time 56.47.
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composer is grateful for the research and writings of John Livingston
Lowes (1867-1945), Professor of English at Harvard University
between 1918 and 1939, whose book The Road to Xanadu served as
an inspiration and invaluable resource during the creation of
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RIGHTS in the dance concept of 'Images from Kubla Khan' are held
by Richard Hill.