Article Salem Shore (Ballet choreographed by Martha Graham)

Performed to music by Paul Nordoff, Salem Shore premiered on December 26, 1943, at New York's 46th Street Theatre. The dance was described as "A Ballad of a woman's longing for her beloved's return from the sea." The costumes were designed by Edythe Gilfond, and the set was created by Arch Lauterer. The off-stage reader was Georgia Sargent, Graham's sister. New York Herald Tribune critic Edwin Denby (December 27, 1943) noted, "It is not at all the wildly dramatic number one might expect, it is a discreetly poignant piece."

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