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Itaipu is a four movement symphonic cantata by Philip Glass. The composition was written in 1989, and pays homage to the world's largest hydroelectric dammarker, built on the ParanĂ¡ Rivermarker between Paraguaymarker and Brazilmarker. The text is written in GuaranĂ­, with a translation by Daniela Thomas. It was commissioned by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus and was first performed on November 2, 1989.

The four movements are titled:
  1. Mato Grosso
  2. The Lake
  3. The Dam
  4. To the Sea



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