Article Moment Rustica (Ballet choreographed by Martha Graham)

Performed to music by Francis Poulenc, Moment Rustica (also known as Rustica) premiered on April 14, 1929, at New York's Booth Theatre. The work was performed by Graham's Group. The April 14, 1929, performance marked the debut of Graham's concert ensemble, known as Martha Graham and Group.) The New York Herald Tribune (April 15, 1929) noted that "Miss Graham's puckish humor and piquant use of the grotesque were delightfully projected though the Moment Rustica."

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Moment Rustica (Ballet choreographed by Martha Graham)
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Article. Performed to music by Francis Poulenc, Moment Rustica (also known as Rustica) premiered on April 14, 1929, at New York's Booth Theatre. The work was performed by Graham's Group. The April 14, 1929, performance marked the debut of Graham's concert ensemble, known as Martha Graham and Group.) The New York Herald Tribune (April 15, 1929) noted that "Miss Graham's puckish humor and piquant use of the grotesque were delightfully projected though the Moment Rustica."
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