Article Trouvères (Ballet choreographed by Martha Graham)

Performed to music by Charles Koechlin, Trouvères (also called Trouveres) contained three sections, "The Return of Spring," "Complaint," and "A Song, Frank and Gay." It premiered on April 22, 1928, at New York's Little Theatre. The solo work was performed by Graham. Nickolas Muray reviewed the April 22 concert in Dance Magazine (July 1928) noting, "If all dance recitals were of such quality and standard as Martha Graham's last one of this season, a reviewer's lot would be an easy one. Miss Graham is a singular personality and her dances are, like herself, extraordinary. If her improvement continues, she will be one of the foremost dancers of America."

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Trouvères (Ballet choreographed by Martha Graham)
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Article. Performed to music by Charles Koechlin, Trouvères (also called Trouveres) contained three sections, "The Return of Spring," "Complaint," and "A Song, Frank and Gay." It premiered on April 22, 1928, at New York's Little Theatre. The solo work was performed by Graham. Nickolas Muray reviewed the April 22 concert in Dance Magazine (July 1928) noting, "If all dance recitals were of such quality and standard as Martha Graham's last one of this season, a reviewer's lot would be an easy one. Miss Graham is a singular personality and her dances are, like herself, extraordinary. If her improvement continues, she will be one of the foremost dancers of America."
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