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Princeton Book Company

Overview
Works: 43 works in 74 publications in 1 language and 1,750 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Biographical films  Filmed dance  Educational films  Interviews  Short films  Documentary television programs 
Classifications: GV1783, B
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Most widely held works about Princeton Book Company
 
Most widely held works by Princeton Book Company
European Tanztheater( Visual )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the avant garde Tanztheater, past, present, and future, is told here through filmed performances, commentary and interviews with critics and choreographers. Tanztheater, which had its roots in the 1920s and the work of Rudolf Laban, strives to reflect the social and cultural climate of the time using many artistic elements, including dance, drama, and poetry. In the words of Pina Bausch, Tantztheater is "not how people move but what moves people." Shows archival footage and edited excerpts of modern European dance. Present portions Kurt Jooss' ballet The green table and Pina Bausch's Rite of spring, as well as the work of Rudof Laban, Valeska Gert, Susanne Linke, Reinhild Hoffman, and Dieta Baumann
Isadora Duncan dance technique and repertory( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes excerpts from choreography by Isadora Duncan, as performed by Julia Levien in the company of Anna Duncan and Irma Duncan, and staged by Andrea Mantell-Seidel. Includes a History of the Duncan dance schools
Mary Wigman, 1886-1973 "When the fire dances between two poles" by Mary Wigman( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Wigman, one of the founders of modern dance, discusses her work and her theories; discussion is illustrated by footage of performances of her most notable pieces
Two dances Ritmo jondo = Deep rhythm : Day on Earth( Visual )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 120 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
Antony Tudor by Viola Aberl( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Limited public performance rights
Early dance( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lecture on the history of dance, illustrated with contemporary paintings and prints. Among the topics covered are dancing in ancient Greek plays; Italian court dances of the Renaissance; two dance works (Ballet des Polonais and Balet comique de la royne) created by Baltasar de Beaujoyeulx at the court of Catherine de Medicis in France; the basic foot positions and révérence, as codified in Thoinot Arbeau's Orchesography; the influence of the commedia dell'arte on popular theater; the contributions of Ben Jonson and Inigo Jones to the English court masque during the reign of Elizabeth I
Hanya, portrait of a dance pioneer( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using archival footage from the 30's and 40's, and interviews with many of her students, this film traces the career of Hanya Holm, dancer-choreographer, from the 20's through the Broadway stage
Water study by Doris Humphrey( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ernestine Stodelle, a former member of the Humphrey-Weidman Company, coaches students in Doris Humphrey's Water study, which is performed without musical accompaniment. Analyzing the choreography section by section, she clarifies and refines its details, with attention to shape, timing, dynamics, and motivation. Each section is preceded by a video clip depicting 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
Two ecstatic themes circular descent, pointed ascent( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 58 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
Air for the G string by Doris Humphrey( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ernestine Stodelle, a former member of the Humphrey-Weidman Company, coaches students in Doris Humphrey's Air for the G string, a work for five dancers. Analyzing the choreography section by section, she clarifies and refines its details, with attention to shape, timing, dynamics, and motivation. Key concepts are identified in subtitles. A b&w film of the work, recorded in 1934 with Doris Humphrey as the central dancer, is screened in full at the beginning and end of the coaching session, and excerpts from this film precede each section. A full performance of the work, recorded in 1995, concludes the tape
The Erick Hawkins modern dance technique by Erick Hawkins( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Allows viewers to share a master class with Erick Hawkins as he teaches, rehearses and dances with his company
The call Breath of fire( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 48 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
Hanya portrait of a pioneer: the story of dancer/choreographer Hanya Holm by Nancy Mason Hauser( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the career of Hanya Holm from Germany in the 1920's to her success as a modern dancer in the United States
The Doris Humphrey legacy by Doris Humphrey( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 33 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 27 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 Shakers( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Restaging of Doris Humphrey's The Shakers, performed by students at the 5th annual Doris Humphrey Technique Workshop in Oak Park, III. Footage from Gail Corbin's preparatory rehearsals with the students provides a detailed breakdown and analysis of the choreography. Ernestine Stodelle's coaching, given after she had viewed a dress rehearsal, is illustrated with still photographs depicting the Shakers' life and arts, and rehearsal and performance excerpts. A full performance of the work concludes the disc. This disc 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
When the fire dances between the two poles Mary Wigman, 1886-1973 : a film by Mary Wigman( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Wigman, one of the founders of modern dance, discusses her work and her theories; discussion is illustrated by footage of performances of her most notable pieces
The source experience enriching the Humphrey legacy( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Shaker ritual, The Shakers weaves Humphrey's fascination with the sect with her interest in formal dance composition. The dance portrays the shaking off of sin by celibate members who achieve a state of religious ecstacy. This program features performance excerpts from The Shakers inter-cut with workshop footage and commentary
Basic principles of pointe with Patricia Dickinson( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Pre-pointe students learn to strengthen their feet, ankles, and calves in a series of exercises using Therabands, scarves, and bottles. After receiving their first pointe shoes, students proceed to elementary barre work. Attention is given to injury prevention, building strength, choosing, preparing, tieing pointe shoes, and balance points. They progress to elementary center work." --Container
Pointe class( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna Paskevska introduces the class with a description of the aims of advanced-level pointe work. She then teaches exercises at the barre and in center floor, and coaches two solos, Aurora's Act III variation from The sleeping beauty (to music by Tchaikovsky) and Swanilda's Act III variation from Coppélia (to music by Delibes)
 
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