Film, Video Martha Graham Dance Company Performs Appalachian Spring & Dark Meadow Suite

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Title
Martha Graham Dance Company Performs Appalachian Spring & Dark Meadow Suite
Summary
This performance by the Martha Graham Dance Company features performances of choreography by Martha Graham and Pontus Lidberg, with music by Aaron Copland, Irving Fine, Samuel Barber, and Carlos Chavez. In this performance of "Appalachian Spring" Charlotte Landreau performs the role of the Bridge and Abdiel Jacobsen performs the role of the Husbandman. Also on the program is "Dark Meadow" Suite. Part of the "Martha Graham at the Library" Festival.
Event Date
April 02, 2016
Notes
-  The Martha Graham Dance Company has been a leader in contemporary dance since 1926. Today, the Company is embracing a new programming vision that showcases masterpieces by Graham alongside newly commissioned works by contemporary artists. With programs that offer a rich thematic narrative, the company creates new platforms for contemporary dance and multiple points of access for audiences. The company has had a long-standing collaborative relationship with the Library of Congress that has led to multiple dance and music commissions. The company is led by Janet Eilber (artistic director) and LaRue Allen (executive director).
Related Resources
Music & Performing Arts at the Library of Congress: http://www.loc.gov/rr/perform/
Running Time
1 hours, 48 minutes, 57 seconds
Language
English
Online Format
video

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