A dancer slowly raises arms like a magnificent Spanish dancer and travels forward in time to Bob Dylan's 'In the Early Morning Rain.’ When dancer A touches up against the back of dancer B, dancer B slowly raises her arms like a magnificent Spanish dancer and the two travel forward, touching up against the back of dancer C, and so on until they all reach the wall. Spanish Dance appeared as part of Accumulating Pieces, 1973.
SPANISH DANCE originally premiered in 1976 at the Festival Musicales de la Sainte Baume, Aix-en-Provance, France
Choreographed by Trisha Brown
Performed by Lily in SESC de ARtes, São Paulo, Brazil
Archival photo by Babette Mangolte