Symphonic Aerobic Dance
A Workout For Orchestra
Symphonic Aerobic Dance. What is a staccato? A fortissimo? A ritardando? Learn all about the basic elements of musical language while having fun, thanks to Symphonic Aerobic Dance, a workout for orchestra and a unique learning experience! A perfect piece for educational concerts! (Images of the musical symboles are available for screening during the concert.)
Symphonic Aerobic Dance is the fifth movement of the orchestral suite Dance Mix, a collective work by five composers, initiated by Maxime Goulet. The four other movement of Dance Mix are: Break-dance (Alexander Pozdnyakov), Rag for Nermal (Alan Belkin), Orb (Nicole Lizée) and Temperamental Tango (Éric Champagne).
Instrumentation: 18.104.22.168 / 22.214.171.124 / timp+2 / strings
Duration: 4 minutes
Commissioned by the National Academy Orchestra of Canada and their artistic director Boris Brott, as part of a composer residency, for the 25th anniversary of the Brott Music Festival. Dedicated to all the music teachears.
Performance of the French version of Symphonic aerobic dance, by the Orchestre de la Virée and Adam Johnson