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Martha Graham's Appalachian Spring Part 3/4

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Appalachian Springr
Premiered 1944r
Choreographed by Martha Grahamr
Original Score by Aaron Coplandr
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This part contains the following movements of the piece:r
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7th movement: Celebration of marriage and newfound relationships. This is the iconic use of the 'Simple Gifts' theme that arguably makes this music piece famous.r
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8th movement: Fast and manic. The revivalist warns the newlyweds of the perils of evil on the frontier.r
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9th movement: Dramatic and deep. The husbandman seeks guidance from the pioneer woman.r
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10th movement: Fast and folksy as before: A return to the flock admiring the preacher.r
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Dancers in this film:r
The Bride: Martha Grahamr
The Husbandman: Stuart Hodesr
The Revivalist: Bertram Rossr
The Pioneer Woman: Matt Turneyr
The Revivalists' Flock: Yuriko, Helen McGehee, Ethel Winter, Miriam Coler
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Film Directed and Photographed by Peter Glushanok, Produced by Nathan Kroll, Presented by WQED Pittsburgh. Filmed in 1959.
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