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Article Danse Rococo (Ballet choreographed by Martha Graham)

Performed to music by Maurice Ravel, with costumes by Erle Franke, Danse Rococo premiered on April 18, 1926, at New York's 48th Street Theater, Graham's first independent concert. The solo work was performed by Graham. On April 25, 1926, the critic for the New York Telegraph said Graham performed "in a pair of green mules, a feat any woman knows is equaled only by a tightrope Charleston, that amazing stunt seen at the recent circus in Madison Square Garden." The review also noted that "grey and blood-red and blue lavender chiffon, molten silver cloth and cloth of gold come to life in her expert hands."

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