Gluck — Iphigenie en Aulide, Air Gai-Lento (A greeting to Iphigenia in Aulis)
- Suite: Iphigenie
Gluck — Iphigenie en Aulide, Air Gai-Lento
Typically, music from Felix Mottl's Ballet Suite No. 1 is used in performance. These are Mottl's arrangements of Gluck dances. The introductory music is from Armide; the rest is from Iphigenie en Aulide, Ballet No. 7.
Introduction and Air Gai Lento
- Original choreography by: Isadora Duncan (1904)
Reconstructed by Hortense Kooluris.
The Maidens of Chalcis await the arrival of Iphigenia to Aulide, playing their harps, flutes, tambourine, cymbals. During the Lento they offer up blessings for Iphigenia’s safe journey and blessings for her forthcoming marriage.
Nadia Chilkovsky Nahumck
Reference: Nahumck, Nadia Chilkovsky. Isadora Duncan: The Dances. Washington DC: The National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1994.
To be danced in a light, airy mood.
|Isadora Duncan Dance Group: Air Gai and Lento||2003||Annette Mouret, Francoise Rageau, Yasuyo Sugimoto, Manami Asano||Yes|
|Duncan Dance Continuum||1994-06-03||Yes||Only Air Gai section|
|Isadora Duncan's 110th Birthday Celebration||1987||Jeanne Bresciani, Adrienne Ramm||Yes||Only the Air Gai|