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Louis, Murray

Overview
Works: 236 works in 333 publications in 2 languages and 2,499 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Interviews  History  Biographical television programs 
Roles: Author, Choreographer, Interviewee, Dancer, Film editor, Performer, Commentator, Director, Speaker
Classifications: GV1594, 793.3
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Most widely held works about Murray Louis
 
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Most widely held works by Murray Louis
Inside dance : essays by Murray Louis( Book )
13 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Nikolais/Louis dance technique : a philosophy and method of modern dance by Alwin Nikolais( Book )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The world of Alwin Nikolais ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
These videos introduce Alwin Nikolais and his work in dance, music and abstrct theatre. They also describe his use of sound, lighting, costumes and choreography together which created a new form called 'multimedia'. This is shown in various excerpt of dances choreographed by Alwin Nikolais
German lineage in modern dance solos by Wigman, Hoyer, Holm, Nikolais, Louis ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this performance documentary dancer/choreographer Betsy Fisher performs solos from pieces by the originators of the German Expression Dance (Ausdruckstanz) and American exponents of the movement, which began in Germany prior to World War I. Fisher also provides narration describing the creation and the historical context of each work
Murray Louis in concert ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documents Murray Louis's extraordinary career as a dance soloist, drawing on choreography from his first concert in 1953 to today
Dance on with Billie Mahoney. with Billie Mahoney ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interview with the director/choreographer of the Murray Louis Dance Company
Dance as an art form ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows excerpts of several styles of modern dance illustrating the concepts of motion, space, time, and shape: Body, filmed in studio & outdoors illustrates Louis' statement "everybody can dance", Motion shows everyday movements can be sensed and transformed into dance, Space explores space both inside and around the human body, Time progresses from the traditional musical definition of time and expands to concepts of timing, span and speed and Shape reveals the dancer as a sculptor
Dance on ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interview with the director/choreographer of the Murray Louis Dance Company, who discusses a typical New York dance season for his company; audience reception, the Joyce Theatre (New York); anticipating performances
The world of Alwin Nikolais ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Compilation drawn from 5 multi-media works choreographed by Alwin Nikolais. Nikolais is also seen at work
The world of Alwin Nikolais ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Compilation drawn from four multi-media works choreographed by Alwin Nikolais. Nikolais is also seen at work
Nik and Murray ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documentary on Alwin Nikolais and Murray Louis and their respective dance companies
The world of Alwin Nikolais ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Compilation drawn from six multi-media works by Alwin Nikolais: Gallery (1978), Mechanical organ (1980), Imago (1963), Totem (1960 and revised version, 1983), Tent (1968), and Noumenon (1953). Nikolais is seen at work, in pre-recorded footage, in a preface by Murray Louis, who also introduces each piece
The world of Alwin Nikolais ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Compilation drawn from five multi-media works by Alwin Nikolais: Gallery (1978), Totem (1960), Imago (1963), Blank on blank (1987), and Sanctum (1964). Nikolais is seen at work, in pre-recorded footage, in a preface by Murray Louis, who also introduces each piece
Murray Louis in concert ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documents Murray Louis's extraordinary career as a dance soloist, drawing on choreography from television and studio, as well as from live performance
The world of Alwin Nikolais ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Compilation drawn from four multi-media works by Alwin Nikolais: Pond (1982), Mechanical organ (1980), Kaleidoscope (revised 1985), Gallery (1978), and Tent (1968). Nikolais is seen at work, in pre-recorded footage, in a preface by Murray Louis, who also introduces each piece
Motion ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1969 and 1973 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Emphasizes movement in the art of dance. Shows how comonplace actions can be sensed and then transformed through selection, arrangement and skillful performance. Leaves the viewer with an understanding of the motional basis underlying dance
The Body as an instrument ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the dancer's instrument--the body--from its preparation in the studio to its use in the eventual performance experience. Explores the diversities of body size, shape and temperment concluding that "anyone can dance."
Dance as an art form ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows excerpts of several styles of modern dance illustrating the concepts of motion, shape, time, and space
Space ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Animation and live action are used to give a visual picture of space both inside and outside the dancer's body
Time ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Demonstrates the dancers' awareness of duration, the sensing of "how long", the consciousness of span, of speeds, of pause, and the overlap of past and present
 
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Alternative Names
Fuchs, Murray Louis
Languages
English (104)
German (3)
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