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|Named Person:||Anna Duncan; Irma Duncan; Maria-Theresa; Merce Cunningham; Twyla Tharp; Don Farnworth|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Carolyn Brown; Hortense Dolan Kooluris; Sara Rudner; Stephanie Woodard; Richard Elovich; Isadora Duncan; Doris Chase; Tom Thayer; Arthur Armijo; Studies Project.; Merce Cunningham Dance Company.; Movement Research, Inc.; Character Generators/Video.
|Credits:||Technical director/lighting, Tom Thayer.|
|Production notes:||Videotaped at the Ethnic Folk Arts Center, New York, as part of The studies project, on October 17, 1988; video documentation, Arthur Armijo, Character Generators/Video.|
|Description:||1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (111 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequence ; 1/2 in.|
|Contents:||Excerpts from two videodances: Doris Chase dance series: Sara Rudner / producer/director, Doris Chase; choreography and performance, Sara Rudner; music, Joan La Barbara (7 ingredients). For the complete version of this videodance, see *MGZIC 9-267 or *MGZIC 9-2490. Variations V / choreography, Merce Cunningham; music, John Cage; performed by members of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, including Carolyn Brown. For complete version, see *MGZHB 20-85. Performance by Hortense Kooluris of four dances by Isadora Duncan: Brahms waltz, Op. 39, No. 4; Chopin mazurka in A minor, Op. 68, No. 2; Chopin nocturne in E flat major, Op. 9, No. 2; Brahms waltz, Op. 39, No. 15. Panel discussion / the panelists recall their training and early careers, and the major choreographers with whom they worked (including Anna, Irma, and Maria Theresa Duncan; Merce Cunningham; and Twyla Tharp). Among the topics they discuss are what constitutes good teaching, the different phases of a dancer's career, changes in performance style in their former companies, dancers' contributions to choreography, and their favorite dances. A question-and-answer period concludes the program.|
|Series Title:||Studies Project.|
|Other Titles:||Variations V (Choreographic work : Cunningham)|
|Responsibility:||presented by Movement Research Inc.|