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About the work:
Dance of the Dictators is one of the movements for piano trio alone from the multimedia music theatre work Constantinople. The composer says that Dance of the Dictators was inspired by his own memories from adolescence – members of the ruling junta preaching cultural nationalism and then dancing tangos during leisure time – and by the ‘dancing’ strategies used by Saddam Hussein and the Coalition leaders attempting to sway public opinion during the weeks preceding the 2003 war in Iraq.