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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.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
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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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