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heartSTRINGS for 18 (2004)
Music by John Reed''s arrangements of Simon & Garfunkel, The Beatles, Led Zeppelin
Performers: 18 dancers
Time: 18 minutes
Photo Credit: Rosalie O''Connor


heartSTRINGS (1998)
Music by Simon & Garfunkel, The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, arrangements by John Reed, played by
The Hampton String Quartet
Performers: 7 dancers
Time: 16 mins.

"More remarkable these days is the fact that each dance, or section thereof, has its own identity, its own vocabulary. The way partners in heartSTRINGS keep rushing exultantly across the floor, one dancer scooping the other up into a sort of battering-ram position, appears in no other work. Nor does the lovely motif of a seated performer embracing a comrade's leg...fastidiously crafted."
Deborah Jowitt, The Village Voice

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