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Suite panaméenne (Panamanian Suite)

Instrumental suite from Marie galante. Tango (first movement) reconstructed by HK Gruber.

Work Details


11 minutes

First Performance

14 June 1990, London, Almeida Festival, Matrix Ensemble, Robert Ziegler, cond.

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  • Introduction and Tango
  • Marche de l'armée panaméenne
  • Tango habañera
  • Tempo di Foxtrot

  • Instrumentation

    • 2 Flutes
    • Alto saxophone (fl, cl)
    • Alto saxophone (cl)
    • Tenor saxophone (sop. sax)
    • 2 Trumpets
    • Trombone
    • Piano
    • Accordion
    • Guitar (banjo)
    • Percussion
    • 2 Violins
    • Viola
    • Bass

  • Marie Galante 1934

    Play with music in two acts. Book and lyrics by Jacques Deval.

    Florelle as Marie and Alcover as Staub, from the original production, 1934.
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