The Selfish Giant

A Choreographic Tone Poem based on the story by Oscar Wilde

Jay Reise

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Publisher: Merion Music, Inc.
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Quick Overview

"The Selfish Giant? has a literal program, and is intended to be danced. But the principal inspiration for the design of the work derives from my personal sense and experience of the great ballets, namely as orchestral works first - quasi tone-poems - and then as dance pieces.

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Additional Information

Composition Date 1997
Duration 00:25:00
Orchestration 2(Picc.) 2 2 3(Cbsn.) - 4 3 3 1; Timp. 2Perc. Org. Str.
Premiere December 4th, 1997. The Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Djong Yu; Royal Festival Hall, London, UK.