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Martha Graham's Appalachian Spring Part 1/4

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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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1st movement: Very slowly. Introduction of the characters, one by one, in a suffused light.r
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2nd movement: Fast. Sudden burst of unison strings in A major arpeggios starts the action. A sentiment both elated and religious gives the keynote to this scene.r
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3rd movement: Moderate. Duo for the Bride and her Intended scene of tenderness and passion.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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