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William Forsythe and the practice of choreography : it starts from any point

Author: Steven Spier
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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William Forsythe is one of the most, if not the most, important choreographers of the last 25 years. As director of the Frankfurt Ballet he has been lauded for reinvigorating the language of classical ballet in a fearless and comprehensiveness examination of its most fundamental assumptions and precepts.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: William Forsythe
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Spier
ISBN: 9780415978224 041597822X 9780415978231 0415978238 9780203832233 020383223X
OCLC Number: 650020066
Description: xiv, 186 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Watching the ballet Frankfurt, 1988-2009 / Roslyn Sulcas --
Of monsters and puppets: William Forsythe's work after the 'Robert Scott Complex' / Gerald Siegmund --
Splintered encounters: the critical reception to William Forsythe in the United States, 1979-1989 / Mark Franko --
Nijinsky's heir: a classical company leads modern dance / Senta Driver --
Timbral architectures, aurality's force: sound and music / Chris Salter --
Dancing music: the intermodality of The Forsythe Company / Freya Vass-Rhee --
Choreographic objects / William Forsythe --
Deceration: fragmentation and continuity / Dana Caspersen --
Inside the knot that two bodies make / Steven Spier --
Aberrations of gravity / Heidi Gilpin --
The space of memory: William Forsythe's ballets / Gerald Siegmund --
Choregraphic thinking and amateur bodies / Steven Spier.
Responsibility: edited by Steven Spier.
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