Opus 2 Galactic Encounters - Ballet Suite - Act 1 - Scene 1

Year of composition
Difficult (Grades 7+)
7 minutes
Modern classical music
Instrumental parts
Not available

The story-line of the ballet will gradually be revealed as scenes are up-loaded to the Sibelius site. Outline venue and staging requirements have been written. It is important to play the mp3�s for correct rendition, as specific electronic sounds are involved. Playing the scores yields unacceptable, unbalanced results, but by all means follow the scores as the mp3's play. Act 1 - Scene 1. All is darkness. There is a quiet, doom laden atmosphere. A church organ begins to play an opening passage and at bar 19 two central stages are gradually illuminated by differently coloured spot lights to reveal two �soon to be adversaries�, King Harrageld, and General Klistonal ('the Tyrant'), as yet unknown to each other. They are practising fighting skills on their respective home worlds, aided by Skill Masters.

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