Gluck — Iphigenie en Aulide, Air Gai-Lento (A greeting to Iphigenia in Aulis)

Reconstructed by Hortense Kooluris.

Notes

Barbara Kane

The Maidens of Chalcis await the arrival of Iphigenia to Aulide, playing their harps, flutes, tambourine, cymbals. During the Lento they offer up blessings for Iphigenia’s safe journey and blessings for her forthcoming marriage.

Nadia Chilkovsky Nahumck

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

To be danced in a light, airy mood.

Videos

Title Date Dancers Full Dance? Notes
Isadora Duncan Dance Group: Air Gai and Lento 2003 Annette Mouret, Francoise Rageau, Yasuyo Sugimoto, Manami Asano Yes
Duncan Dance Continuum 1994-06-03 Yes Only Air Gai section
Isadora Duncan's 110th Birthday Celebration 1987 Jeanne Bresciani, Adrienne Ramm Yes Only the Air Gai

Related items in the Archives

The San Francisco Museum of Performance and Design > Programs > Isadora Duncan — Nov 25, 1917

The San Francisco Museum of Performance and Design > Programs > Isadorables — Dec 28, 1919

The Collection of Christy Cornell-Pape > Programs > Dances and Choruses from Iphigenie in Aulide — Isadora Duncan — Jul 06, 1908

The Collection of Christy Cornell-Pape > Programs > A Revival of the Greek Art of Two Thousand Years Ago — Isadora Duncan and Walter Damrosch — Nov 08, 1908

The Collection of Mignon Garland > Programs > Duncan Dance Congress Program — Nov 15, 1942

The Collection of Mignon Garland > Programs > The Isadora Duncan Dance Memorial, 1952 — Dec 14, 1952

The Collection of Mignon Garland > Programs > Mignon Garland and Hortense Kooluris Performance — 1971

The Collection of Barbara Kane > Programs > Irma Duncan — Apr 23, 1937

The Collection of Barbara Kane > Programs > Duncan Dance Festival — Isadora Duncan Centenary Dance Company — 1978

The Collection of Barbara Kane > Programs > The Dance of Isadora Duncan — Isadora Duncan Centenary Dance Company — Jun 10, 1978

The Collection of Barbara Kane > Programs > Isadora Duncan Centenary Dance Company — Jun 24, 1978

The Collection of Barbara Kane > Programs > Riverside Dance Festival — Isadora Duncan Commemorative Dance Company — Jan 24, 1979

The Collection of Barbara Kane > Programs > Riverside Dance Festival — Julia Levien — Isadora Duncan Commemorative Dance Company — 1980

The Collection of Barbara Kane > Programs > Isadora Duncan Dance Group — 1989

The Collection of Janaea Rose Lyn (McAlee) > Programs > Isadora Duncan Dance Memorial — Ruth Fletcher, Mary Garland, Hortense Kooluris, Sima Leake, Julia Levien — Dec 14, 1952

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