The Kiss

(After The Painting By Gustav Klimt)

Daniel Dorff

Full Score - Study
Performing Ensemble: Orchestra
Item Number: 416-41329
Number of Pages: 80
Duration: 0:14:00
Publisher: Theodore Presser Company
Print Status: In Print


Quick Overview

Inspired by the passion and dazzle of Gustav Klimt’s celebrated painting “The Kiss,” Daniel Dorff has created a dramatic and sensual tone poem capturing the growing thrill of the painting’s young lovers. Dorff’s 14-minute work is suitable for choreography, and a favorite for Valentine’s Day programming. The composer's website ( offers full program notes and more. Dur.: 14'

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Additional Information

Commission Commissioned by the Haddonfield Symphony
Composition Date 2001
Duration 14:00
Orchestration 3(Picc., 2nd dbl.AltoFl.) 3(E.H.) 2 2, 1Ten.Sax. - 4 3 3(B.Tbn.) 1; Timp. 3Perc. Cel. Hp. Str.