I. Foxtrot on a Dutch Folk Tune
II. Waltz (from the opera ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’)
III. Quickstep for Elise (from ‘Juke-Box’)
IV. The Prince (from the ballet ‘Fairy Tale’)
These pieces can be performed by five pianists on five piano’s or by multiples of five players / pianos.
Nr. III, Quickstep for Elise, is best perfomed with no more than five pianists.
Commissioned by the International Art of Living Foundation, for the World Culture Festival 2011
First perfomance: 2 July 2011, Olympiastadion, Berlin