Callas and Martha Graham

She is for me exciting and deeply moving—Her sense of design, her never-failing animal-like absorption in the instant—that spiral of inner activity which is rare and devastating to watch—the precious calculation of her appearance and the fact that she has an innate courtesy to her audience which makes her wear her costumes for their pleasure…
Martha Graham after seeing Callas in Norma (1956)
The images are taken from the 1961 or 1962 Medea footage from La Scala.

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