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The tail of the dragon : new dance, 1976-1982

Author: Marcia B Siegel
Publisher: Durham, N.C. : Duke University Pres, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tracing the evolution of modern dance movements in New York City, this survey focuses on the choreographers, such as Merce Cunningham, Twyla Tharp, Trisha Brown and David Gordon, who were propelled  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Siegel, Marcia B.
Tail of the dragon.
Durham, N.C. : Duke University Pres, 1991
(OCoLC)555464853
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marcia B Siegel
ISBN: 0822311569 9780822311560 0822311666 9780822311669
OCLC Number: 23253850
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 204 pages, 38 pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1976-1977. Modern depends on where you start from --
Dancing through the language barrier --
Getting grander --
minimally --
Gestures in Graz --
How to build a cloud --
Dancing the idea --
And now the weather report --
Merce in America --
Roz Newman said --
Variations for an invisible theme --
A taste of plain --
Structure as outpost --
Disciplined upstarts --
Hodge podge rampage --
It isn't her name --
Working the residue --
Has the piece begun, or is this the end? --
My debut --
Image reinforcement --
1977-1978. Twyla's natural instinct --
Harlequinade --
Minimal differences, major distinctions --
Laps --
Slice of the universe --
Critturs' gym --
Cushioning the minimalist pew --
Unidentical twins --
Matters of Merce --
Rille --
Dancing parttime --
Multiple exposure --
1978-1979. Erasures and afterthoughts --
Partly to mostly variable --
Backwater: twosome --
Tharpsichore in Brooklyn --
There are ethnics and ethnix --
Creative doodling --
After my lecture --
Games of candor --
Seance with approving gods --
Tropics of minimalism --
1979-1980 : Two-finger tunes and concertos --
Pulling apart together --
Beadwork and fringe --
Keeping house among the pines --
Pleasures of perversity --
Far from Denmark --
Mauve punk --
Minimalism meets maximalism --
Papyri --
Hurdling through the limelight --
Mediadance --
Higher math --
Mediadance --
Fugues and fights --
Remembrance of pratfalls past --
Professional prophet --
Avant-garde for the opera house --
Laughter in a time of crux --
Traumerei --
Queen of the natural --
Pavement parties --
1980-1981. Return of the scream --
Wind that knows about war --
After the tea ceremony --
Revolution on a leash --
The death of Lennon --
Love isn't all we need --
Friendly occasions --
Already, postmodernism --
Gordian slipknot --
Serious fun --
Slings & arrows & runaway escalators --
Erotic rage --
Smile and forget --
Treetop telegrams --
Modern 101 --
Marathons and mudpies --
1981-1982. Comforts of hell --
Apocalyptic circus --
Scrollwork --
Overdrive --
Tharp down the line --
Exhibit A and possibly B --
New dance in America: an excess of success? --
Relativity --
Mediadance --
Excavating Judson --
The aesthetics of brawn --
Vanguard meets the mainstream --
The death of some alternatives.
Responsibility: Marcia B. Siegel ; photographs by Nathaniel Tileston.

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