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Doris Humphrey Society

Overview
Works: 15 works in 47 publications in 1 language and 560 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Filmed dance  Dance films  Biographical films  History  Educational films  Pictorial works  Religious films 
Classifications: BX9766, 289.8
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Most widely held works about Doris Humphrey Society
 
Most widely held works by Doris Humphrey Society
Doris Humphrey technique its creative potential : with four early dances by Ernestine Stodelle( Visual )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of studies for understanding the Doris Humphrey style. Includes illustrations of falls, turns, flow, leaps, leverage and more; commentary for a clip from a 1936 silent film; sequence of photographs by Barbara Morgan; and three examples of reconstructed early dances. Concludes with 1934 film, Air for the G string, with Doris Humphrey performing the central role
Air for the G string by Doris Humphrey( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 87 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
Water study by Doris Humphrey( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 73 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
The call Breath of fire( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 64 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
Two ecstatic themes circular descent, pointed ascent( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 63 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
The Shakers hands to work, hearts to God by Ken Burns( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 41 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
The Doris Humphrey legacy by Doris Humphrey( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 32 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
The source experience enriching the Humphrey legacy( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 10 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
Doris Humphrey Oak Park's daughter( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The source experience enriching the Humphrey legacy( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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, provided meticulous, inspiring coaching and commentary for each dance. Each video concludes with a complete performance of the work
Doris Humphrey technique( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ernestine Stodelle, a former dancer with the Doris Humphrey Concert Group and the Humphrey-Weidman Company, describes basic principles of Humphrey technique, including falls, turns, breath rhythm, successional flow, leaps, circular swings, and leverage. Her discussion is illustrated by still photographs by Barbara Morgan, b&w archival footage of Humphrey and members of her company, reconstructions of Humphrey's works, and contemporary choreography utilizing Humphrey technique
 
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Water study
Alternative Names
Humphrey Society

National Doris Humphrey Society

Languages
English (46)

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The Shakers hands to work, hearts to God