Article Prelude (Salutation) (Ballet choreographed by Martha Graham)

Performed to music by Carlos Chávez, Prelude premiered on November 20, 1932, in New York's Guild Theatre. According a program from a performance at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (November 21, 1932), Graham retitled the work Salutation. The solo work was danced by Martha Graham. A November 30, 1932, review in the New York Herald Tribune also refers to the work as Salutation, noting that it "had its premier ten days ago at the Guild Theatre, and which, in repetition is increasingly effective."

Prelude to a Dance, a work set to music by Arthur Honegger, which premiered in 1930, also was renamed Salutation. Another work, titled Salutation, appears in the Graham repertory in 1936. It also was a solo, danced to music by Lehman Engle. See Salutation, 1936.

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Prelude (Salutation) (Ballet choreographed by Martha Graham)
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Article. Performed to music by Carlos Chávez, Prelude premiered on November 20, 1932, in New York's Guild Theatre. According a program from a performance at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (November 21, 1932), Graham retitled the work Salutation. The solo work was danced by Martha Graham. A November 30, 1932, review in the New York Herald Tribune also refers to the work as Salutation, noting that it "had its premier ten days ago at the Guild Theatre, and which, in repetition is increasingly effective."
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