Sadie Harrison's Three Dances For Diana Nemorensis for solo Viola.
Composed and published 2013.
Duration: 6 minutes.
Three Dances is based on the Greco-Romano tripartite representation of Diana-Selene-Hecate, known as Diana Nemorensis.
'She carries a quiver on her shoulder, and overtops all the other goddesses as she walks'
Virgil, Aeneid 1. 494 ff.
'Hecate whose name is howled by night at the city cross-roads.'
Virgil, Aeneid 4. 609 ff.
'Daughter of Helios, Mene [Selene] of many turnings.'
Nonnus, Dionysiaca 44. 198 ff
The work was premiered by Diana Mathews on 19th August 2013 at St. James’ Piccadilly, London.