Uploaded on Jan 11, 2010
Choreographed by Martha Graham
Original Score by Aaron Copland
This part contains the following movements of the piece:
1st movement: Very slowly. Introduction of the characters, one by one, in a suffused light.
2nd movement: Fast. Sudden burst of unison strings in A major arpeggios starts the action. A sentiment both elated and religious gives the keynote to this scene.
3rd movement: Moderate. Duo for the Bride and her Intended scene of tenderness and passion.
Dancers in this film:
The Bride: Martha Graham
The Husbandman: Stuart Hodes
The Revivalist: Bertram Ross
The Pioneer Woman: Matt Turney
The Revivalists' Flock: Yuriko, Helen McGehee, Ethel Winter, Miriam Cole
Film Directed and Photographed by Peter Glushanok, Produced by Nathan Kroll, Presented by WQED Pittsburgh. Filmed in 1959.