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Komar, Chris

Overview
Works: 179 works in 216 publications in 1 language and 246 library holdings
Genres: Nonfiction television programs  Televised dance  Dance television programs  Documentary television programs  Instructional films  Filmed dance  Interviews  Documentary films  Television interviews  History 
Roles: Dancer, Author, Honoree, Actor, Speaker, Performer, Host
Classifications: GV1783, 792.8
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Chris Komar
CRWDSPCR( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film documents the creation of CRWDSPCR, which Merce Cunningham choreographed with the aid of Life Forms computer software. Rehearsal footage is interspersed with comments from Cunningham and the dancers about how the computer software affects the choreorgaphy and the rehearsal process
Squaregame video( Visual )

3 editions published in 1976 and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first 78 min. of the tape contains studio rehearsals of Doubles and Pictures
Trackers( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This disc contains a studio run-through of Trackers, in rehearsal clothes, without musical accompaniment. The rehearsal is filmed from an angle that does not show the whole studio
Merce Cunningham by Merce Cunningham( Visual )

3 editions published between 1982 and 1999 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dancers, choreographers and videographers collaborating on videodance projects
Points in space by Elliot Caplan( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This hour-long broadcast begins with a documentary on the making of Points in space. The documentary includes interviews with the artists who collaborated on this work (Cunningham, Cage, Anastasi, Bradshaw, and dancer Catherine Kerr), interspersed with scenes of rehearsals in New York and recording in London. Cage is seen conferring with the computer experts at Brooklyn College who helped synthesize the score. Points in space is shown in its entirety at the end of the program
Loosestrife [rehearsal]( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This disc contains a studio run-through of Loosestrife, in rehearsal clothes, without musical accompaniment
Inventions rehearsal( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This tape contains a run-through of Inventions, rehearsed in silence
Shards [and] Fabrications [rehearsals]( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This disc contains studio run-throughs of Shards and Fabrications, in rehearsal clothes, without musical accompaniment. The first 16 min. of the tape contains a partial run-through of Arcade recorded in 1985
Summerspace( Visual )

2 editions published in 1977 and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This performance was filmed in wide shot. For footage of the same performance in close shot, see *MGZIDF 1830. This video also features an excerpt of Inlets; see *MGZIDF 1826 for a full version of this performance
Doubletoss [rehearsal]( Visual )

2 editions published in 1993 and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This disc contains two recordings of a run-through of the last 3 min. Doubletoss, filmed from different angles. For a full run-through of Doubletoss filmed on the same date, see *MGZIDVD 5-1000 (stage right) and *MGZIDVD 5-401 (stage left)
Native green [rehearsal]( Visual )

3 editions published in 1985 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This disc contains a studio run-through of Native green. The first 30 min. of the tape contains a run-through of Phrases
August pace [with panel discussion excerpts]( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This disc contains a performance of August pace and excerpts from two panel discussions that took place during the symposium Celebrating Merce Cunningham at the University of California, Berkeley. The first panel, titled A kind of anarchy, features composer/musicians who collaborated with Cunningham discussing their own music and their work with the Cunningham company. The panelists discuss the influence of electronic technology on their music; their views on various contemporary composers; and the process of their collaborations with Merce Cunningham. In the second panel, John Cage speaks about the relationship between his graphic art work and his music; Cunningham speaks about his dancers' timing and the introduction of replacement dancers in his company
Enter 1 & 2 rehearsal( Visual )

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

Squaregame( Visual )

2 editions published in 1976 and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video features a dress rehearsal of Squaregame without musical accompaniment
Change of address [rehearsal]( Visual )

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

This disc contains a studio run-through of Change of address, in rehearsal clothes, without musical accompaniment
Eye on dance( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dancers, choreographers and videographers collaborating on videodance projects
Inlets 2 [and] Roaratorio( Visual )

2 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This tape contains studio run-throughs of Inlets 2 and Roaratorio, in rehearsal clothes, without musical accompaniment
Summerspace [excerpt] [rehearsal]( Visual )

2 editions published between 1974 and 1975 and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This disc contains a partial studio run-through of Summerspace, in rehearsal clothes, without musical accompaniment
Dance on TV & film( Visual )

2 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Merce Cunningham, Charles Atlas, and Chris Komar discuss the process of collaborating on film and video dances from the respective viewpoints of choreographer, film/video maker, and dancer. An excerpt from Roamin' I (b&w and color) shows the collaborative process in action; an excerpt from Locale represents the finished product. The guests also discuss the film version of Channels/inserts
Doubles [and] Pictures [rehearsals]( Visual )

2 editions published in 1984 and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This tape contains studio run-throughs of Doubles and Pictures, in rehearsal clothes, without musical accompaniment. The remainder of the tape contains a dress rehearsal of Squaregame filmed in 1976
 
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