Santa Clara Vanguard Announces 2009 Program

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Born of a 1942 commissioned dance to premiere at the Library of Congress, ‘Ballet for Martha’ – Aaron Copland’s composition for his friend and contemporary Martha Graham, will title the Santa Clara Vanguard summer program in 2009. Drawing upon the original influence of the American spirit, youth, optimism and hope, Copland expanded the Pulitzer Prize-winning ballet score a decade later, borrowing the title Graham used for her new dance, Appalachian Spring.

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Posted by on Monday, October 20th, 2008. Filed under DCI World.