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Princeton Book Company

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Works: 44 works in 73 publications in 1 language and 1,757 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Interviews  Music  Pictorial works  Educational films  Filmed dance  Dance films 
Classifications: GV1783, B
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European Tanztheater ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 340 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 275 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 179 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 )
2 editions published in 1999 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 123 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 Aberlé ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Antony Tudor revolutionized ballet by replacing princes and princesses with ordinary people who display universal human emotions. Interspersed with interviews with Tudor and friends and colleagues are excerpts from several of Tudor's works
Early dance ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 70 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 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the career of Hanya Holm from Germany in the 1920's to her success as a modern dance choreographer in the United States
Two ecstatic themes circular descent, pointed ascent ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 54 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 53 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. 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 Erick Hawkins modern dance technique by Erick Hawkins ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 53 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 45 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 41 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
Water study ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 41 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
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 25 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
Water study coaching, analysis & performance by Doris Humphrey ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 21 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. A full performance of the work concludes the tape
When the fire dances between the two poles Mary Wigman, 1886-1973 : a film ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A capsulization of the artistic development and professional achievements of dancer Mary Wigman. Includes interviews with voiceover in English with this trend-setter of modern, expressive dance
The source experience enriching the Humphrey legacy ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 17 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
Medea ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A recreation of Jean-Georges Noverre's 18th century ballet d'action, Medea tells the daunting tale of a woman's desperate love, jealousy, and murder."--Container
 
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