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Denishawn : the contributions of American dance pioneers Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn

Author: June MacLaren ReedPaul ReedJane ShermanClark SanteeDelia Gravel SanteeAll authors
Publisher: W. Long Branch, N.J. : Kultur, ©1988.
Series: Dance profile (West Long Branch, N.J.)
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the unique era of modern dance inspired by Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn. Archival footage and modern reconstruction of several Denishawn dances are used to document the lives and work of the Denishawn founders.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Documentary films
Biographical films
Biography
Named Person: Ruth St Denis; Ted Shawn; Ted Shawn; Ruth St Denis
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: June MacLaren Reed; Paul Reed; Jane Sherman; Clark Santee; Delia Gravel Santee; Center Dance Collective.; Kultur International Films.
ISBN: 1561273015 9781561273010
OCLC Number: 25563114
Notes: Denishawn dances re-constructed by Jane Sherman and performed by Center Dance Collective.
Originally produced in 1988.
Credits: Videographer, Mirek Snopek ; Denishawn advisor, Norton Owen.
Cast: June MacLaren Reed (Ruth St. Denis), Paul Reed (Ted Shawn).
Description: 1 videocassette (40 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS hi-fi; mono, stereo compatible; Dolby system.
Contents: Incense / choreographer, Ruth St. Denis ; dancer, Deborah Zall (1906) --
Bakawali nautch / choreographer, Ruth St. Denis ; dancer, Stacy Sofman (1913) --
Choeur danse / choreographer, Ted Shawn ; dancers, Robin Becker, Janet Rowthorn, Beth Flaherty (1926) --
Adagio pathétique / choreographed and performed by Ted Shawn --
footage of Ruth St. Denis in a music visualization --
Schubert waltzes / choreographer, Ruth St. Denis ; dancer, Robin Becker (1924) --
White jade / choreographed and performed by Ruth St. Denis --
Cosmic dance of Shiva / choreographed and performed by Ted Shawn.
Series Title: Dance profile (West Long Branch, N.J.)
Other Titles: Birth of modern dance
Contributions of American dance pioneers Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn
Incense (Choreographic work : St Denis).
Bakawali (Choreographic work : St Denis).
Choeur dansé (Choreographic work : Shawn).
Death of Adonis (Choreographic work : Shawn).
Schubert waltzes (Choreographic work : St. Denis).
White jade (Choreographic work : St. Denis).
Cosmic dance of Siva (Choreographic work : Shawn).
Responsibility: produced by Clark Santee and Delia Gravel Santee ; written by Clark Santee.

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Chronicles the unique era of modern dance inspired by Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn. Archival footage and modern reconstruction of several Denishawn dances are used to document the lives and work of the Denishawn founders.

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