Article Tragic Patterns (Ballet choreographed by Martha Graham)

Performed to music by Louis Horst, Tragic Patterns was divided into three sections, "Chorus for Supplicants," "Chorus for Maenads," and "Chorus for Furies." ("Chorus for Furies" was first performed as part of the inaugural concert for the opening of Radio City Music Hall in December 1932.) Tragic Patterns premiered on February 20, 1933, in Fuld Hall, Newark, New Jersey. The work was performed by Martha Graham and Group. The February 21, 1933, News (Newark, New Jersey) commented on the evening's performances, "There was something p[rim]itive and something hypnotic in the dancing of Miss Graham in the recital she gave last night…."

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Tragic Patterns (Ballet choreographed by Martha Graham)
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Article. Performed to music by Louis Horst, Tragic Patterns was divided into three sections, "Chorus for Supplicants," "Chorus for Maenads," and "Chorus for Furies." ("Chorus for Furies" was first performed as part of the inaugural concert for the opening of Radio City Music Hall in December 1932.) Tragic Patterns premiered on February 20, 1933, in Fuld Hall, Newark, New Jersey. The work was performed by Martha Graham and Group. The February 21, 1933, News (Newark, New Jersey) commented on the evening's performances, "There was something p[rim]itive and something hypnotic in the dancing of Miss Graham in the recital she gave last night…."
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