Michael Tippett: Ritual Dances: Orchestra
from the opera The Midsummer Marriage
COMPOSER: Michael Tippett
PUBLISHER: Ernst Eulenburg u. Co.
PRODUCT FORMAT: Study Score
Tippett’s decision to extract the four Ritual Dances from his opera 'The Midsummer Marriage' as a self-contained concert suite reflects the fact that the medium of dance was always present in his conception of the opera. From the start, there was to be an interaction within the opera between the