Sacred Garment, Percussion and Piano Music for the Martha Graham Technique

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Sacred Garment, Percussion and Piano Music for the Martha Graham Technique

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Percussion and Piano Music for a complete Martha Graham technique modern dance class.  33 tracks in all, run time of 74 minutes.  Includes music for Floor Work, Standing Center and Coming Across the Floor.

Includes some more advanced exercises such as The Pretzel and Falls on Seven and Falls on Eleven.

Created with the invaluable assistance of Peggy Lyman Hayes, former principal dancer of the Martha Graham Dance Company and current master teacher at the Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance.

Released April, 2014

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Sacred Garment

 

Floor Work

1. Bounces, Breathings on Two

·       1m, 4c; 1m, 16c, 4m, 4c: 3x                 

·       4m, 4c; 1m, 2c

2.  Breathings on Four

·       1m, 4c; 4m, 8c; 1m, 4c

3. Seated Spirals

·       2 m, 3c; 12m, 6c; 1m, 6c; 12m, 6c; 1m, 3c

4. Soles of Feet Together Contractions

·       1m, 3c; 11m, 6c

5. Deep Stretches

·       1m, 4c; 12m, 8c

6. Deep Stretches, Variation (single counts to the sides)

·       1m, 4c; 1m, 8c; 1m, 4c: 4x

7. Feet Coming Forward, Breathings on Three

·       1m, 4c; 4m, 8c; 1m, 4c; 8m, 4c

·       1m, 4c; 9m, 3c

8. Long Leans

·       1m, 4c; 4m, 4c; 8m, 2c; 4m, 4c

9. Turns Around the Back

·       1m, 4c; 17m, 4c; 1c

10. Back Leg Extension

·       1m, 3c; 6m, 6c; 1m, 3c

11. Pretzel

·       2m, 3c; 16m, 3c; 16m, 2c; 1m, 6c

12.  Pleadings

·       1m, 4c; 4m, 2c; 4m, 3c; 6m, 4c: 2x

13. Exercise on Six

·       1m, 2c, 12m, 2c

14. Falls on 11

·       1m,4c;  2m, 4c; 3m, 11c; 4m, 4c

15. Falls on 7

·       1m,4c;  2m, 4c; 3m, 7c; 4m, 4c

 

Standing Center

16. Plies

·       1m, 6c; 10m, 6c: 6x; 4m, 6c

17. Brushes, Four Feel

·       1m, 4c; 32m, 4c

18. Brushes, Two Feel

·       1m, 4c; 64m, 2c

 19. Straight Leg Brushes With a Cut

·       1m, 4c; 1m, 16c; 1m, 4c; 1m 16c;

1m, 4c; 2m, 8c; 2m, 4c; 2m, 2c; 1m, 8c; 1m, 4c: 2x

20. Changes Around the Ankle in Nine Counts

·       1m, 4c; 8m, 9c; 1c

21.  Adagio

·       1m, 4c; 32m, 4c

22. Center Combination in Twelve Eight

·       1m, 4c; 32m, 4c

23. Preparation for Jumps

·       1m, 4c; 6m, 4c; 1m, 4c; 2x 

24. Stationary Jumps

·       1m, 4c; 8m, 4c; 1m, 2c

 

Coming Across the Floor

25. Slow Walks

·       1m, 4c; 68m, 4c

26.Triplets

·       1m, 3c; 96m, 3c

27. Triplets, Faster

·       2m, 3c; 128m, 3c

28. Prances,

·       1m, 4c; 94m, 4c

29.  Prances, Faster

·       1m, 4c; 128m, 4c

30. Sparkles

·       4m, 3c; 271m, 3c

31. Step Draws 

·       1m, 4c; 112m, 4c

32. Traveling Jumps

·       1m, 3c; 132m, 3c

33. Traveling Jumps, Faster

·       2m, 3c; 143m, 3c

 

m= measure, c= counts, #x= number of times repeated

 The first grouping is always an introduction.

 Ex:  23. Preparation for Jumps

* 1m, 4c; 6m, 4c; 1m, 4c; 2x 

 Intro: 1 measure of 4 counts

Exercise:  6 measures of 4 counts and 1 measure of 4 counts, 2 times

Note that the intro is never included in the repeats.