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BAMBOO DREAM

Arvo Pärt

 

Arvo Pärt
BAMBOO DREAM
2002


Soloists: Gidon Kremer (violin), Keith Jarrett (piano)
Orchestra, Chorus: Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan
Choreographer: Lin Hwai-Min
DVD Specials: Documentary: Secrets of the Bamboo Grove - about the ballet

Cloud Gate Dance Theatre's extraordinary blend of contemporary dance, ballet and traditionla Chinese dance takes its influence from elements as diverse as calligraphy, meditation and martial arts. Here in the choreography of the artistic Director Lin Hwai-Min, age-old beliefs and stories are brought into contemporary and universal perspective taking its inspiration from the Bamboo which is seen in China as a symbol of integrity and epitome of elegance. A fascinating series of scenes follow the course of the seasons: Morning Mist, Spring Breeze, Summer Heat, Autumn Path, When Rain Stops, At Midnight and Snow. They are performed to a combination of some of the most well-known pieces by the Estonian composer Arvo Pärt and melodies improvised by Chinese flute player Huang Shen-kai. Described by The Times as “Asia’s leading contemporary dance theatre”, Cloud Gate’s repertoire has its roots in the myths, folklore and aesthetics of the East. The company has been acclaimed as “Asia’s leading contemporary dance theatre” THE TIMES, London, “One of the finest dance companies in the world” The Globe and Mail, Toronto; and the “Best of the Best.” Sydney Morning Herald
Label: Arthaus Musik

Genre: Ballet

Running Time: 63

Picture Format: 16:9

Disc Format: PAL/NTSC

Sound Format: PCM Stereo / Dolby Digital 5.1 / DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1

Number of Discs: 1

Region: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (PAL) / 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (NTSC)

Languages: DE, GB

Subtitle Languages:

DE, FR, GB, ES (PAL) / FR, GB, JP, ES (NTSC)

Catalogue No.:

100378 (PAL) / 100379 (NTSC)

EAN: 4006680103785 (PAL)

UPC: 807280037999 (NTSC)