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Isadora Duncan : movement from the soul

Author: Dayna GoldfineDaniel GellerIsadora DuncanJulie HarrisMadeleine LyttonAll authors
Publisher: [S.l.] : Geller/Goldfine Productions, [2006?]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the life and artistic development of Isadora Duncan, often called the mother of modern dance, as well as the social, personal, and political influences behind her dance. Interweaves recreations of excerpts from twelve of Duncan's dances with archival film and photographs and biographical details.
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Biographical television programs
Documentary television programs
Educational television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Biography
Named Person: Isadora Duncan; Isadora Duncan
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Dayna Goldfine; Daniel Geller; Isadora Duncan; Julie Harris; Madeleine Lytton; Lori Belilove; Ashley James; Oakland Ballet Company.; Geller/Goldfine Productions.; KQED-TV (Television station : San Francisco, Calif.)
OCLC Number: 76875033
Notes: Originally produced for television in 1988.
"The dances in this program are from the repertoire of Isadora Duncan, as handed down by her students and adopted daughters Anna, Irma, And Lisa Duncan. The performances are as close as possible to the original choreographies."--Opening frame.
Credits: Choreographer, Isadora Duncan ; director of photography, Ashley James.
Performer(s): Narrator, Julie Harris ; dancers, Madeleine Lytton, Lori Belilove, members of the Oakland Ballet.
Description: 1 videodisc (58 min., 30 sec.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R.
Contents: Dance excerpts: --
Water study (ca. 1900) / music, Schubert (waltz) (dancer, Lori Belilove). Narcissus (ca. 1900) / music, Chopin (Op. 64, no. 2) (dancer, Lori Belilove). Momente musicale (ca. 1907) / music, Schubert (dancer, Madeleine Lytton). Gypsy mazurka (ca. 1902) / music, Chopin (dancer, Madeleine Lytton). The blue Danube waltz (ca. 1902) / music, J. Strauss (dancer, Lori Belilove). Dance of the furies (ca. 1911) / music, Gluck (from Orfeo) (dancer, Lori Belilove). Classical duet (ca. 1906) / music, Schubert (waltz) (dancers: Lori Belilove, Madeleine Lytton). The Amazons (ca. 1906) / music, Gluck (dancer, Madeleine Lytton). Dance of the blessed spirits (ca. 1907) / music, Gluck (from Orfeo) (dancers: Lori Belilove, members of the Oakland Ballet). Allegro vivace (ca. 1915) / music, Tchaikovsky (from Symphonie pathètique) (dancers: Lori Belilove, members of the Oakland Ballet). Revolutionary (ca. 1921) / music, Scriabin (Etude) (dancer, Lori Belilove). Mother (ca. 1921) / music, Scriabin (Etude) (dancer, Lori Belilove). Dance of the blessed spirits [reprise] (ca. 1907) / music, Gluck (from Orfeo) (dancers: Lori Belilove, members of the Oakland Ballet).
Responsibility: a Geller/Goldfine production ; produced, directed and edited by Dayna Goldfine & Daniel Geller ; script by Daniel Geller & Dayna Goldfine based on the writings and speeches of Isadora Duncan ; produced in association with KQED, San Francisco.

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Traces the life and artistic development of Isadora Duncan, often called the mother of modern dance, as well as the social, personal, and political influences behind her dance. Interweaves recreations of excerpts from twelve of Duncan's dances with archival film and photographs and biographical details.

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