Dust (Dance) with Shostakovich’s String Quartet No.8 in C minor

Shostakovich, a Russian composer, visited Dresden, Germany in 1960 after WWII (see the Bombing of Dresden on Wiki) Shostakovich wrote the String Quartet No. 8 in C minor. In 2014, Lin Hwai-Min, the choreographer of Cloud Gate – Dance Theatre of Taiwan, produced the new dance, Dust, based on Shostakovich’s string quartet. Here is the preview with Chinese narratives. Lin Hwai-Min dedicated this dance to all the deceased souls in the recent years suffered from natural disasters and wars around the world. Lin was surprised to learn that Shostakovich wrote this piece originally as a requiem. May peace with all the traumatized souls.

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