Amir El Saffar Scores Ragamala Dance Company’s “Written in Water”

Amir El Saffar spoke to The National about his score for Written in Water, a production by the Ragamala Dance Company, currently playing a NYU Abu Dhabi’s Arts Centre.

Regarding the score, Amir said: ““There’s sort of an idea, in a sense, when it comes to the plot. It’s a bit circular rather than linear…The music is slow rising, which is done through the musical modes, which are gradually getting brighter and higher, and also the speed of the movement.”

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