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With My Red Fires


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Modern dance work in one act, which constitutes the middle piece in Humphrey's dance trilogy (parts 1 and 3 being Theater Piece and New Dance). With music by W. Riegger and design by P. Lawrence. Premiered 13 Aug. 1936 by the Humphrey-Weidman Company at Bennington College. The title is taken from Blake's poem Jerusalem, II and its two sections, subtitled ‘Ritual’ and ‘Drama’, portray a pair of lovers affirming their love against the oppressive rule of a Matriarch. It was filmed in 1972.

Subjects: Dance.


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