Douglas Cuomo’s Arjuna’s Dilemma

December 14, 2018, 10:00 pm

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Based on the Bhagavad Gita, a Sanskrit text that delves into the discussion between the divine Krishna and earthbound Arjuna, Douglas Cuomo’s Arjuna’s Dilemma draws from both Indian and western musical traditions to create a compelling musical drama. Cuomo joins Seth Boustead in the studio to talk about his composition.

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“Arjuna’s Dilemma”, by Douglas Cuomo
Alan Johnson, conductor; Amit Chatterjee, voice; Tony Boutte, voice; Badal Roy, tabla; Bob Franceschini, saxophone