Sadie Harrison: Three Dances For Diana Nemorensis

Books | Viola

Catalogue No: M570364749
Composer: Sadie Harrison
Format: Sheet Music | Instrumental Album

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.

I: Diana
'She carries a quiver on her shoulder, and overtops all the other goddesses as she walks'
Virgil, Aeneid 1. 494 ff.

II: Hecate
'Hecate whose name is howled by night at the city cross-roads.'
Virgil, Aeneid 4. 609 ff.

III: Selene
'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.

Published on: 04 July 2016
No of pages: 9
Length: 6 minutes
Language: English