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Modern dance work in one act with choreography by Lucinda Childs, music by John Adams, stage design by architect Frank Gehry, and costumes by R. Shamask. Commissioned by Los Angeles Museum of Modern Art and premiered by Lucinda Childs Company in Los Angeles, Sept. 1983. In this setting of Adams's score, Light Above Water, the choreography's mathematically repeating moves are performed by dancers on a two-tiered stage. An open-air version was premiered at the Centre de Rencontres of Chateauvallon, July 1983, and the New York premiere was at the Opera House of the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Oct. 1983.

Subjects: Dance.

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