Schubert — German Dance, D. 783, No. 7 (Lullaby)

Reconstructed versions by Hortense Kooluris and Riva Hoffman.


Nadia Chilkovsky Nahumck

Reference: Nahumck, Nadia Chilkovsky. Isadora Duncan: The Dances. Washington DC: The National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1994.

The dancer mimes the actions of rocking a cradle and hovering over a child.

Sylvia Gold

Reference: Gold, Sylvia. A Selection of Isadora Duncan Dances: The Schubert Selection. Newport Beach, CA: Sutton Movement Writing Press, 1984.

This waltz should be performed very smoothly. This is the easiest dance to learn. As in all of the Duncan dances, the arm movements are extremely expressive. The outstretched arm should extend through the fingertips.


Title Date Dancers Full Dance? Notes
Isadora and the American Jewish Intelligentsia 2000 Yes Performed by group in unison
Duncan Dance Continuum 1995 Yes
DFI Cunningham 1980 Yes
Jeanne performs Lullaby Jeanne Bresciani Yes
Hortense Kooluris Collection Adrienne Ramm Yes
Hortense Kooluris Collection Yes

Related items in the Archives

The San Francisco Museum of Performance and Design > Programs > Isadorables — Dec 28, 1919

The Collection of Barbara Kane > Programs > Isadora Duncan Centenary Dance Company — Oct 23, 1977

The Collection of Barbara Kane > Programs > Riverside Dance Festival — Isadora Duncan Centenary Dance Company — Jan 05, 1978

The Collection of Barbara Kane > Programs > Ballroom Blitz — Barbara Kane — Isadora Duncan Dance Group, Moscow School of Music and Movement — Aug 04, 1993

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