Article Bacchanale (Ballet choreographed by Martha Graham)

Performed to music by Wallingford Riegger, Bacchanale premiered on February 2, 1931, at New York's Craig Theatre. The work was danced by Martha Graham and Group. In writing about Graham's choreographies, Stark Young of the New Republic (December 14, 1932) noted that "Her dancing is pictorial necessarily, since one understands it through the eyes. It is not pictorial in the sense of being representative, but pictorial as is an abstract painting, or a pattern in design." The work was also known as Bacchanle No. 2., and was first performed under that title on June 2, 1932, in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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