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Martha Graham (1894-1991)

Henrietta Bannerman

Martha Graham (1894-1991)

by Henrietta Bannerman

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Published by National Resource Centre for Dance in Guildford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Graham, Martha, -- 1894-1991.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    StatementHenrietta Bannerman.
    SeriesChoreographer fact card
    ContributionsNational Resource Centre for Dance.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[4]p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22427585M
    ISBN 100946483485
    OCLC/WorldCa41232955

    Article. Performed to music by Imre Weisshaus, Dance Songs premiered on Novem , at New York's Guild Theatre. The work was divided into four sections: "Ceremonial," "Morning Song," "Satiric Festival Song," and "Song of Rapture." The work was performed as a solo by Martha Graham. Both "Ceremonial" and "Satiric Festival Song" (called Satyric Festival Song) . The Emma Graham Series. Playing over the course of four novels so far, the character of Emma Graham is a well-defined one who never feels inconsequential at any given point. Martha Grimes herself is an author who is definitely in control of the action, especially given her .

    Frontiers of dance ;: The life of Martha Graham (Women of America series) by Walter Terry and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Reading this book, I found myself eagerly copying down quote after quote of Martha Graham's philosophy. Although I'm not a dancer, I thoroughly enjoyed hearing Martha Graham's perspective on modern dance, art, and life in general. Moreover, I have great admiration for a woman who has been said to encourage *vagina* envy. You go, girl!/5(5).

    Guide: Modern Dance in America DANCE IN PROFILE: Martha Graham, Frontier () Watch the video on YouTube with an introduction by Martha Graham. (Performance filmed Danced by Janet Eilber.) Choreography and costume design by Martha Graham. Music by Louis Horst. Set design by Isamu Noguchi.. Frontier is a relatively early work by Martha Graham, created .   Martha Graham’s continued experimentation and her constant attention to human emotion, frailty, and perseverance, is one of the greatest individual achievements in .


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Description: pages: illustrations ; 30 x 27 cm: Contents: Dancer's focus / Martha Graham --Introduction --Program notes --Dance photographs / Barbara Morgan --Frontier ; Lamentation ; Ekstasis ; Celebration ; Primitive mysteries ; American provincials ; Harlequinade ; Imperial.

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