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381. SYMPHONY OF PSALMS



Music: By Igor Stravinsky (for mixed voices and orchestra, 1930, commissioned by Serge Koussevitsky).

Production: Staged by George Balanchine. Scenery by Rouben Ter-Arutunian.

Premiere: June 25, 1972, New York City Ballet, New York State Theater. Conductor: Robert Craft. Chorus: Gregg Smith Singers.

Note: This non-dance work, performed by the Gregg Smith Singers with dancers and students assembled on stage behind the chorus, closed the Stravinsky Festival of the New York City Ballet. (See FESTIVALS DIRECTED BY BALANCHINE.)

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