STRAVINSKY, I.Agon – a Ballet For Twelve Dancers/Canticum Sacrum
.. Twelve Dancers/Stravinsky/Los Angeles Festival S.O.
’Agon’ is a ballet for twelve dancers, with music by Igor Stravinsky. It was recorded in June 1957, in Hollywood California with the Los Angeles Festival Symphony Orchestra. The ballet has no story, but consists of a series of dance movements in which various groups of dancers interact in pairs, trios, etc. The piece is compact and stylistically varied, ranging from established neoclassical modes to experimental new techniques.