Most widely held works about Martha Graham
Most widely held works by Martha Graham
Blood memory by Martha Graham ( Book )
43 editions published between 1959 and 1995 in 8 languages and held by 1,709 libraries worldwide
The innovative choreographer describes her childhood, her days with the Denishawn Dance Company, her tragic marriage, her own company, and her work with such artists as Chaplin, Louise Brooks, Aaron Copland, and Margot Fonteyn.
Martha Graham in performance ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1957 and 2002 in English and held by 818 libraries worldwide
"A Dancer's World" takes the viewer inside a rehearsal session of Martha Graham's dance company, "Night journey" is a retelling of the ancient Greek tale of Oedipus, and "Appalachian Spring" is the story of a young pioneer couple set to the music of Aaron Copland.
The notebooks of Martha Graham by Martha Graham ( Book )
5 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 737 libraries worldwide
Contains primary source material.
Martha Graham dance on film ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 607 libraries worldwide
A dancer's world: Martha Graham discusses the dancer as a creative artist, as members of her dance company illustrate her theories in a dance choreographed by Miss Graham. Woven into the movements of the dance are all the basic techniques required by the modern dancer.
3 by Martha Graham ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1969 and 2006 in English and held by 233 libraries worldwide
Martha Graham presents three modern dances.
An Evening of dance and conversation with Martha Graham ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 207 libraries worldwide
Performances of 3 of Graham's creations: Errand into the maze, Acts of light, Cave of the heart.
Martha Graham Dance Company ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 171 libraries worldwide
Presents Martha Graham as she reminisces on the history of her dance company and gives her interpretation of six dance creations as they are performed by her company.
Five dances by Martha Graham ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 120 libraries worldwide
A performance of five dances by Martha Graham and her dance troupe which exemplify diverse aspects of Graham's unique style of modern dance.
Music for Martha Graham by Atlantic Sinfonietta ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1990 and held by 117 libraries worldwide
Each piece was written specifically to be choreographed by Martha Graham.
Music for Martha Graham. III by Norman Dello Joio ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1994 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 98 libraries worldwide
More music for Martha Graham by Atlantic Sinfonietta ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1991 and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Modern dance ( Book )
2 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
A dancer's world ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1957 and 1985 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Martha Graham discusses the dancer as a creative artist, as members of her dance company illustrate her theories in a dance choreographed by Miss Graham. Woven into the movements of the dance are all the basic techniques required by the modern dancer. Includes excerpts from the dance repertoire of Miss Graham and her company of dancers.
Aaron Copland a self portrait ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
"The program features a wealth of Copland music, including ballet sequences with Agnes de Mille dancing in Rodeo and Martha Graham in Appalachian spring, scenes of Copland conducting and interviews with Leonard Bernstein and Ned Rorem."--Container.
Night journey ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1960 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Presents Martha Graham's dance interpretation of the Oedipus legend, depicting the moment of Jocasta's death.
Bessie a portrait of Bessie Schönberg ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Documentary on Bessie Schönberg (1906-1997), a renowned and beloved teacher and mentor of choreography. Tributes by Merce Cunningham, Jerome Robbins, Allan Gurganus, Patricia Bosworth and Meredith Monk, presented at a birthday celebration at the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts in 1995, are interspersed with Schönberg's own reminiscences of her life and work, including her friendship with Martha Hill and her performing career with Martha Graham, which was cut short by a knee injury. Schönberg is also seen working with young choreographers at The Juilliard School, Dance Theater Workshop, and Jacob's Pillow, and observing and commenting upon works by Victoria Marks, Ronald Brown, Claire Porter and Meredith Monk. Dance excerpts include Marks's Back, Brown's Dirt road, Graham's Heretic, Porter's If my words wore boots, and Monk's American archeology.
Music for Martha Graham by William Schuman ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1984 and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Mémoire de la danse by Martha Graham ( Book )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in French and held by 27 libraries worldwide
A travers le récit de l'enfance, des rencontres, des principales chorégraphies, des tournées à travers le monde, se dessine le portrait exigeant d'une des plus grandes danseuses américaines contemporaines qui porta très haut l'art de la danse.
Appalachian spring ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
A ballet interpretation of a folk tale about the wedding day of a young couple living in the Appalachian wilderness during the pioneer period of American history.
Seraphic dialog ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1970 and 1978 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Presents Martha Graham and her company in a dance interpretation of Joan of Arc. Features Martha Graham as Joan of Arc at the moment of her exaltation when she looks back at phases of her legend as a maiden, warrior, and martyr.
Appalachian spring (Copland, Aaron) Ballet Ballet films Ballets Biography Chamber orchestra music Choreographers Choreographers--Biography Choreography Clytemnestra (Choreographic work : Graham) Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.) Criticism, interpretation, etc. Cunningham, Merce Dance Dance films Dance--Production and direction Dance--Religious aspects Dancers Dance teachers Diaghilev, Serge,--1872-1929 Documentary films Drama Duncan, Isadora,--1877-1927 Graham, Martha Hawkins, Erick History Humphrey, Doris,--1895-1958 Interviews Jocasta (Greek mythology) Juvenile works Martha Graham Dance Company Modern dance Movement, Aesthetics of Music and dance Nikolais, Alwin Noguchi, Isamu,--1904-1988 Nonfiction films Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc. Performances Pictorial works Pioneers Rhythm Robbins, Jerome Short films St. Denis, Ruth,--1880-1968 United States Videocassettes Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Wigman, Mary,--1886-1973 Women dancers
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Multiple languages (3)
Greek, Modern (2)