Article La Canción (Ballet choreographed by Martha Graham)

Performed to music by René Defosse, La Canción premiered on February 27, 1927, at New York's Guild Theatre. The solo work was performed by Martha Graham. Programs indicate that the work also appeared as La Canción Tragica. A February 28, 1927, review in Musical America noted, "Miss Graham proved herself more than a dancer who could delight her audience with grace and an understanding of the art of posture. She is well blessed in mime, the success of her portrayals depending to a great extent upon the tragedy one saw in her eyes, or the pallor that lay upon her forehead or the scintillating humor at the corners of her lips."

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La Canción (Ballet choreographed by Martha Graham)
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Article. Performed to music by René Defosse, La Canción premiered on February 27, 1927, at New York's Guild Theatre. The solo work was performed by Martha Graham. Programs indicate that the work also appeared as La Canción Tragica. A February 28, 1927, review in Musical America noted, "Miss Graham proved herself more than a dancer who could delight her audience with grace and an understanding of the art of posture. She is well blessed in mime, the success of her portrayals depending to a great extent upon the tragedy one saw in her eyes, or the pallor that lay upon her forehead or the scintillating humor at the corners of her lips."
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