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

Reconstructed by Hortense Kooluris.

Notes

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.

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.

Videos

Title Date Dancers Full Dance? Notes
Scherzo-excerpt 2017-06-19 Yes Group section only
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
S.F. Duncan Dancers in Schubert's Symphony No. 9, Scherzo 1989-04-23 Ann Cogley, Mary Sano, Janice Blaisdell, Michelle Swanson Yes Group section only
S. F. Duncan Dancers at Rotunda, City Hall 1985-03-07 Ann Cogley, Takimi Mochizuki, Elina Degani, Susan McMahon Yes
DDD at Golden Gate Bandshell 1983 Christina Fessenden, Melinda McGee, Maria Rosario Villasana, Nancy Isham Yes
DFI Cunningham 1980 Yes Group section, beginning cut off

Related items in the Archives

The Collection of Lynn Armentrout > Programs > An Evening with Isadora — The Isadora Duncan Youth Ensemble

The Collection of Lynn Armentrout > Programs > "Isadora Fest" — Jun 02, 1996

The Collection of Mignon Garland > Programs > Isadora Duncan Dancers in Minneapolis — 1930

The Collection of Mignon Garland > Programs > S.F. Duncan Dancers — Feb 1974

The Collection of Mignon Garland > Programs > S.F. Duncan Dancers, Human Rights Day — — 1975

The Collection of Mignon Garland > Programs > S.F. Duncan Dancers, Schubert Program — 1978

The Collection of Mignon Garland > Programs > S.F. Duncan Dancers, 9th Annual Presentation — 1981

The Collection of Mignon Garland > Programs > S.F. Duncan Dancers, Palo Alto — Jan 1982

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

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 > Isadora Duncan Commemorative Dance Company — Nov 16, 1979

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

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