Ranjbaran, Behzad THE BLOOD OF SEYAVASH for Orchestra ____________________________________
Part of the “Persian Trilogy” Instrumentation:
3(Picc.) 3(E.H.) 2 2 - 4 3 3(B.Tbn.) 1; Timp. Perc. Cel. Hp. Str.
September 30, 1994. Nashville Ballet (Janek Schergen, Artistic Director, choreography by Diane Coburn Bruning), conducted by Karen Lynne Deal.
Commissioned by the Nashville Ballet and "Meet the Composer" Composer/Choreographer Project, a national program funded by the Ford Foundation and The Pew Charitable Trusts.
Prologue Scene I - The Young Prince and Heir Scene II - Seduction and Betrayal Scene III - Trial by Fire Scene IV - Tormented Loyalties Scene V - Seeds of Envy Scene VI - Idyllic Love Scene VII - Prophecy Fulfilled