Schubert — Symphony No. 9, D. 944 in C major, III. Scherzo (Ode to Dionysus)

Reconstructed by Hortense Kooluris.

Notes

Barbara Kane

BK In section B solo figure of Artemis dances a beautiful swaying preparation of the woods with leaning down into an uplifted arms open, head back gesture of heavenly delight. Part A is then repeated with a finale and which leads into the Ode to Artemis.

Nadia Chilkovsky Nahumck

Reference: Nahumck, Nadia Chilkovsky. Isadora Duncan: The Dances. Washington DC: The National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1994.

The Scherzo depicts woodland nymphs practicing with bows and arrows, and a general celebration of successful hunting.

Videos

Title Date Dancers Full Dance? Notes
Dances by Isadora: Scherzo 2014 Yes Only group section
Restaging of Scherzo 2013-04-26 Yes
Dance Visions NY: Schubert Symphony Excerpts 2013 Yuki Ishiguro, Beth Jucovy, Nichole Piacenza, Adrienne Ramm No Staged by Beth Jucovy
Dances by Isadora: Scherzo 2004 Natalia Brillante, Michelle Cohen, Catherine Gallant, Loretta Thomas, Chriselle Tidrick, Francesca Todesco Yes
Duncan Dance Continuum 1994-06-03 Yes
DFI Cunningham 1980 Yes Group section, beginning cut off

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The Collection of Mignon Garland > Programs > S.F. Duncan Dancers, Program of Duncan-Brahms Waltzes — 1983

The Collection of Mignon Garland > Programs > S.F. Duncan Dancers, Dance Recital — 1984

The Collection of Mignon Garland > Programs > S.F. Duncan Dancers, Rotunda, City Hall — 1985

The Collection of Mignon Garland > Programs > S.F. Duncan Dancers, "Portraits of an Era" — 1986

The Collection of Mignon Garland > Programs > S.F. Duncan Dancers, The Heritage of Isadora — 1989

The Collection of Barbara Kane > Programs > Isadora Duncan Dancers — Nov 15, 1929

The Collection of Barbara Kane > Programs > Riverside Dance Festival — Isadora Duncan Centenary Dance Company — Jan 05, 1978

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The Collection of Barbara Kane > Programs > Isadora Duncan Commemorative Dance Company — Nov 16, 1979

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