Article Three Poems of the East (Ballet choreographed by Martha Graham)

Performed to music by Louis Horst, the three sections of Three Poems of the East were "On listening to a flute by moonlight," "She like a dancer puts her broidered garments on," and "In measure while the gnats of music whirr the little amber-coloured dancer moves." The work premiered on November 28, 1926, at New York's Klaw Theatre. The original cast included Graham, Evelyn Sabin, Betty Macdonald, and Rosina Savelli. On March 5, 1927, Musical America noted, "Miss Graham was reminiscent of the agile priestesses of the Orient."

The dance was retitled Two Poems of the East. Concert programs indicate that the piece also was performed as two separate dances--East Indian Poem and Chinese Poem. See the entries forTwo Poems of the East, October 16, 1927, andChinese Poem, February 12, 1928.

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Three Poems of the East (Ballet choreographed by Martha Graham)
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Article. Performed to music by Louis Horst, the three sections of Three Poems of the East were "On listening to a flute by moonlight," "She like a dancer puts her broidered garments on," and "In measure while the gnats of music whirr the little amber-coloured dancer moves." The work premiered on November 28, 1926, at New York's Klaw Theatre. The original cast included Graham, Evelyn Sabin, Betty Macdonald, and Rosina Savelli. On March 5, 1927, Musical America noted, "Miss Graham was reminiscent of the agile priestesses of the Orient."
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