WorldCat Identities

Humphrey, Doris 1895-1958

Overview
Works: 612 works in 900 publications in 6 languages and 11,392 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Nonfiction films  Documentary television programs  Documentary films  Filmed dance  Biographical films  History  Dance films  Nonfiction television programs  Cultural television programs 
Roles: Author, Choreographer, ard, Dancer, Depicted
Classifications: GV1782.5, 792.82
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Doris Humphrey
The Art of Making Dances by Doris Humphrey( Book )

30 editions published between 1958 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 1,540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With my red fires( Visual )

11 editions published between 1978 and 1992 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes two performances of Doris Humphrey's critically acclaimed masterpiece, With my red fires. Includes brief commentary on the development of the piece
Doris Humphrey technique : its creative potential : with four early dances( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of studies for understanding the Doris Humphrey style. Includes illustrations of falls, turns, flow, leaps, leverage and more; commentary for a clip from a 1936 silent film; sequence of photographs by Barbara Morgan; and three examples of reconstructed early dances. Concludes with 1934 film, Air for the G string, with Doris Humphrey performing the central role
Two dances : Ritmo jondo = Deep rhythm : Day on Earth( Visual )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Ritmo jondo, dancers portray masculine and feminine roles in a traditional culture With swirling movement and exciting leaps. Day on Earth reaches into the heart of human experience: love, birth, loss, companionship, death, and continuation, and the meaning and solace of work
José Limón & Company( Visual )

4 editions published between 1956 and 2007 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

José Limón and his company of dancers perform excerpts from dances choreographed by Doris Humphrey and Limón himself
New dance( Visual )

5 editions published between 1978 and 1996 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film of the 1972 production of Doris Humphrey's modern dance classic. Based on her original performance of 1935
The call ; Breath of fire( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ernestine Stodelle analyzes Doris Humphrey's the Call and Breath of Fire section by section and clarifies and refines the details. Finished with a full performance
Two ecstatic themes : circular descent, pointed ascent( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ernestine Stodelle, a former member of the Humphrey-Weidman Company, coaches Sarita Smith-Childs in Doris Humphrey's Two ecstatic themes, a solo in two parts, Circular descent and Pointed ascent. Analyzing the choreography section by section, she clarifies and refines its details, with attention to shape, timing, dynamics, and motivation. The sections are preceded by video clips showing the choreography in performance, and key concepts are identified in subtitles. A full performance of the work concludes the tape. This tape is not intended as a means of learning the choreography, nor as a replacement for the notation score or a coach. All works by Doris Humphrey are copyrighted, and permission to perform them must be obtained from her son Charles Humphrey Woodford
The Doris Humphrey legacy by Doris Humphrey( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides behind-the-scenes analysis of each movement, phrase-by-phrase, of five Doris Humphrey works. Ernestine Stodelle, an original member of the Humphrey-Weidman Company, provides meticulous, inspiring coaching and commentary for each dance. Each video concludes with a complete performance of the work
Two dances by Doris Humphrey( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two performances of works by Doris Humphrey by the Limón Dance Company. Ritmo jondo, based on Spanish themes, is performed to an orchestral score by Carlos Surinach based on songs and dances of Spanish gypsies. With its cascading swirls for the women and leaps for the men, Ritmo jondo presents a portrayal of masculine and feminine roles in a traditional culture. Doris Humphrey's most popular dance, Day on earth, reaches into the heart of human experience: love, birth, loss, companionship, death, and continuation, and the meaning and solace of work. Compressed into a small, spare form, a man, his first love, wife, and child tell the poetic story accompanied by Aaron Copland's Piano sonata (1941), played by Michael Cherry
The dance works of Doris Humphrey, part II : Ritmo jondo and Day on earth( Visual )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two performances of works by Doris Humphrey by the Limon Dance Company. Ritmo jondo, based on Spanish themes, is performed to an orchestral score by Carlos Surinach based on songs and dances of Spanish gypsies. With its cascading swirls for the women and leaps for the men, Ritmo jondo presents a portrayal of masculine and feminine roles in a traditional culture. Doris Humphrey's most popular dance, Day on Earth, reaches into the heart of human experience: love, birth, loss, companionship, death, and continuation, and the meaning and solace of work. Compressed into a small, spare form, a man, his first love, wife, and child tell the poetic story accompanied by Aaron Copland's Piano sonata (1941), played by Michael Cherry
The Shakers by Doris Humphrey( Book )

10 editions published between 1955 and 1971 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two dances : Ritmo jondo : Day on earth( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With swirling movement and exciting leaps, Ritmo Jondo stunningly portrays masculine and feminine roles in a traditional culture
Doris Humphrey: an artist first. An autobiography by Doris Humphrey( Book )

4 editions published between 1972 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trailblazers of modern dance( Visual )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Central to the theme is Isadora Duncan's quest of a new dance vocabulary to better express the emotions of humanity. The program includes various historic film excerpts of dance luminaries performing their works. Among these are: Princess Rajah, Loïe Fuller, Annabella, Isadora Duncan at a London garden party, Anna Duncan, Irma Duncan dancers, Anna Pavlova, Irene and Vernon Castle, Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn, Martha Graham, Doris Humphrey, and Helen Tamiris. Frederick Ashton speaks about his impressions of Isadora Duncan. Lynn Seymour performs Ashton's Five Brahms waltzes in the manner of Isadora Duncan. Clif de Raita performs Ted Shawn's Japanese spear dance. Doris Humphrey's Soaring is performed by Nancy Colahan with Elaine Anderson, Jacqulyn Buglisi, Anne Marie Hackett, and Laurie Kaplan. Annabelle Gamson performs Isadora Duncan's Etude and Mother. Ted Shawn's Polonaise is performed by Tim Wengerd, Clif de Raita, Donlin Foreman, Daniel Ezralow, David Anderson, and Michael Deane. Also included is an early film of Martha Graham performing her work Lamentation
Water study two views( Visual )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dance representing wave motions, performed on stage with theatrical lighting
Doris Humphrey, the collected works by Doris Humphrey( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doris Humphrey : a centennial issue( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New dance : writings on modern dance by Doris Humphrey( Book )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This collection of essays, lectures and notes reveals the inspiration behind the creation of the choreography of modern dance founder Doris Humphrey. The fundamentals of her composition: form, content and execution are expressed in her own spirited words, providing an intimate look at the creative process"--Dust jacket
A new dance for America : the choreography, teachings and legacy of Doris Humphrey, 1895-1958( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"The story of the life and works of Doris Humphrey (1895-1958), a seminal figure in modern dance."
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The Art of Making Dances
Alternative Names
Doris Humphrey Amerikaans danseres (1895-1958)

Doris Humphrey amerikansk danser og koreograf

Doris Humphrey danseuse et chorégraphe

Doris Humphrey danzatrice statunitense

Doris Humphrey US-amerikanische moderne Tänzerin

Humphrey, Doris

Humphrey, Doris Batcheller

Woodford, Doris Humphrey

Woodford, Doris Humphrey 1895-1958

دوریس هامفری طراح رقص و رقاص آمریکایی

ドリス・ハンフリー

ハンフリー, ドリス

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Doris Humphrey: an artist first. An autobiographyDoris Humphrey : a centennial issueNew dance : writings on modern danceThe dance technique of Doris Humphrey and its creative potentialDays on earth : the dance of Doris HumphreyNew dance : writings on modern danceWomen of our time : an album of twentieth-century photographs