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Gorre and Daphetid

Over 30 years, John Whitby Allen constructed what some consider the greatest model railroad ever made, the “Gorre and Daphetid.” Ten days after Allen died from a heart attack in 1973, his house caught fire, destroying his life’s work.

Instrumentation: piano trio
Duration: 4 minutes
Recording: read by the New York Piano Trio
Performance History: Dance premiere, 31 March and 1 April 2011
Press: ‘New Works New Voices’ highlights BYU Contemporary Dance group. Amber Foote, Daily Herald (March 2011)
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