Existing Dances and Studies of Isadora Duncan

Bach, J. S.: Air (19112)
Air "on the G string" from Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068

Bach, J. S.: Children of Earth/Children of Heaven
Gavotte I & II from English Suite No. 3 in g minor, BWV 808

Beethoven: Pathétique (19042)
II. Adagio cantabile from Piano Sonata No. 8 in c minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique

Beethoven: Polka Study2
Turkish March from Ruins of Athens

Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 (19042, 19081)
Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92

Brahms: Many Faces of Love (19052)
Waltzes, Op. 39

Brahms: Slow Movements
Intermezzo No. 2 in A major, Op. 118

Chopin: Aeolian Harp
Etude in C major, Op. 10 No. 1 "Aeolian Harp"

Chopin: Angel and Spirit Rising
Nocturne No. 2 in E flat major, Op. 9 No. 2

Chopin: Balldance
Waltz in G flat major, Op. 70 No. 1

Chopin: Butterfly
Etude in G flat major, Op. 25 No. 9 "Butterfly"

Chopin: Boy-Girl (Line) Mazurka
Mazurka No. 24 in C major, Op. 33 No. 3

Chopin: Death and the Maiden (19092)
Mazurka No. 25 in b minor, Op. 33 No. 4

Chopin: Funeral March (19131)
Piano Sonata No. 2 in b flat minor, Op. 35

Chopin: Military Polonaise (1903-19041)
Polonaise No. 3 in A Major, Op. 40 No. 1

Chopin: Minute Waltz
Waltz No. 6 in D flat major, Op. 64 No. 1 "Minute"

Chopin: Narcissus (1903-19041)
Waltz No. 7 in c sharp minor, Op. 64 No. 2

Chopin: Orientale (19001)
Mazurka No. 47 in a minor, Op. 68 No. 2

Chopin: Preludes (before 19041)
Preludes, Op. 28

Chopin: Revolutionary
Etude in c minor, Op. 10 No. 12 "Revolutionary"

Chopin: Sister Mazurka
Mazurka No. 10 in B flat major, Op. 17 No. 1

Chopin: Slow Mazurka
Mazurka No. 13 in a minor, Op. 17 No. 4

Chopin: Trio Waltz
Waltz No. 13 in D flat major, Op. 70 No. 3

Chopin: Twirling
Mazurka No. 23 in D major, Op. 33 No. 2

Chopin: Valse brillante (19141)
Waltz No. 2 in A flat major, Op. 34 No. 1 "Valse brillante"

Chopin: Water Study
Mazurka No. 44 in C major, Op. 67 (posthumous)

Corelli: Tanagra Figures2
Theme and Variation 1 from Violin sonata in d minor, Op. 5 No. 12 "La Follia"

Gluck: Iphigenie Suite (19042, taught to students 19081)
Excerpts from Iphigenie en Aulide and Iphigenie en Tauride

Gluck: Orpheus Suite (19102)
Excerpts from Orfeo ed Euridice and Orphée et Euridice

Grieg: Lullaby
I. Berceuse (Cradle Song) from Lyric Pieces, Op. 38

Rouget de Lisle: La Marseillaise (19152)
La Marseillaise

Liszt: Les Funérailles (1918-19192)
VII. Funérailles from Harmonies poétiques et réligieuses for piano, S. 173 (LW A158)

Mozart: Rondo alla turca (19092)
III. Rondo alla turca from Piano Sonata No. 11 in A major, K. 331

Russian Songs: Dubinushka
Russian folk song, Dubinushka

Russian Songs: Warshawianka
Russian folk song, Warshawianka

Schubert: Ave Maria (19142)
Ave Maria, D. 839, Op. 52 No. 6 (Ellen's dritter Gesang)

Schubert: Funeral March (Marche Héroïque) (19142)
March No. 5 from 6 Grandes Marches, Op. 40, D. 819

Schubert: German Dances (19052)
Balldance (Ballspiel)
No. 10 in A major from 12 Grätzer Walzer, D. 924, Op. 91
Boy-Girl Duet
No. 13 in A major from 34 Valses sentimentales, D. 779, Op. 50
Champagne (Bubbles)
No. 3 in B flat major from 18 Deutsche Tänze und Ecossaisen, D. 783, Op. 33
Classical Duet
No. 10 in a minor from 18 Deutsche Tänze und Ecossaisen, D. 783, Op. 33
Ecossaise
Ecossaise No. 1 from "Wiener Damen-Ländler" und 2 Ecossaisen, D. 734, Op. 67
Juggler
First half: First half of Ländler No. 3 in A flat major from 38 Walzer, Ländler und Ecossaisen, D. 145, Op. 18
Second half: First half of No. 6 in A flat major from 36 Erste Walzer, D. 365, Op. 9
Linden Tree (Around the Linden Tree)
No. 18 in A flat major from 34 Valses sentimentales D. 779 Op. 50
Lullabye
No. 7 in B flat major from 18 Deutsche Tänze und Ecossaisen, D. 783, Op. 33
Petals
No. 34 in F major from 36 Erste Walzer D. 365 Op. 9
Three Graces
No. 33 in F major from 36 Erste Walzer D. 365 Op. 9
Under the Scarf
No. 34 in A flat major from 34 Valses sentimentales D. 779 Op. 50

Schubert: Great Symphony
Symphony No. 9 in C major, D. 944 "The Great"

Schubert: Marche Militaire (19132)
Marche Militaire in D major, Op. 51 No. 1, D. 733

Schubert: Moment Musical2
Moment Musical No. 3 in f minor, Op. 94 No. 3, D. 780

Schubert: Water Study (19082)
No. 12 in E major from 12 Grazer Walzer D. 924 Op. 91

Schumann: Scenes from Childhood (1905-19082)
Kinderszenen, Op. 15
  1. Of Foreign Lands and People ("Rainbow Slide")
  2. A Strange Story
  3. Catch-as-catch-can ("Blind man's Bluff")
  4. Pleading Child
  5. Happy Enough
  6. An Important Event ("At the King's Court")
  7. Dreaming
  8. By the Fireside
  9. Knight of the Hobby-horse
  10. Almost Too Serious
  11. Frightening
  12. Child Falling Asleep
  13. The Poet Speaks

Scriabin: Mother (1921-19222)
Etude in c sharp minor, Op. 2 No. 1

Scriabin: Revolutionary (1921-19222)
Etude in d sharp minor, Op. 8 No. 2

Strauss, Johann II: Blue Danube (19022)
By the Beautiful Blue Danube (An der schönen blauen Donau), Op. 314

Strauss, Johann II: Southern Roses
Roses from the South (Rosen aus dem Süden), Op. 388

Tchaikovsky: Marche Slav (19202)
Marche Slav, Op. 31

Tchaikovsky: Ode to Athena (19162)
Symphony No. 6 in b minor, Op. 74 "Pathétique"

Wagner: Die Meistersingers von Nürnberg2(19112) (lost)

Wagner: Tristan und Isolde2 (19112)
Selections including

Sources

1 Duncan, Dorée, Carol Pratl, and Cynthia Splatt, eds. Life Into Art: Isadora Duncan and Her World. Text by Cynthia Splatt. Foreword by Agnes de Mille. New York & London: W.W. Nortonm 1993.
2 Loewenthal, Lillian. The Search for Isadora: The Legend & Legacy of Isadora Duncan. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Book Publishers, 1993.

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