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The world of Alwin Nikolais

Author: Alwin Nikolais; Murray Louis; Nikolais and Murray Louis Dance Company.; Nikolais/Louis Foundation for Dance.; Pro Arts International (Firm)
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Nikolais/Louis Foundation for Dance, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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These videos introduce Alwin Nikolais and his work in dance, music and abstrct theatre. They also describe his use of sound, lighting, costumes and choreography together which created a new form called 'multimedia'. This is shown in various excerpt of dances choreographed by Alwin Nikolais.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction films
Named Person: Alwin Nikolais; Alwin Nikolais
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alwin Nikolais; Murray Louis; Nikolais and Murray Louis Dance Company.; Nikolais/Louis Foundation for Dance.; Pro Arts International (Firm)
OCLC Number: 35615901
Notes: Contents notes on container differ slightly from programs on videotapes.
Credits: Camera direction, Dennis Diamond ; narration & script, Murray Louis ; editors, Murray Louis, Dennis Diamond.
Performer(s): Performed by Nikolais and Murray Louis Dance Company.
Description: 5 videocassettes (222 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: v. 1. Crucible ; Men's duet from mechanical organ ; Mantis from Imago ; Cave from Tent ; Rooftops from Imago ; Tensile involvement (50 min.) --
v. 2. Opening dance from Gallery ; Finale from Mechanical Organ ; Boulevard from Imago ; Hoop from Totem ; Garden from Tent ; Noumenon ; Finale from Totem (41 min.) --
v. 3. Pond ; Opening dance from Mechanical Organ ; Clothes from Kaleidoscope ; Quintet from Mechanical Organ ; First dance from Galler ; Duet from Mechanical Organ ; Descent to hell from Tent (42 min.). v. 4. Triple trio from Gallery ; Jump dance from Totem ; Kites from Imago ; Shadow opening from Totem ; Celebrants from Totem ; Blank on blank ; Sanctum (49 min.) --
v. 5. Suite from Imago ; Chrysalis from Imago ; Artisan from Imago ; Effigy from Totem ; Reliquary from Totem ; Clique from Imago ; Masks and clowns from Gallery ; Tensile involvement (40 min.).
Responsibility: Pro Arts International presents ; producer and director, Murray Louis.

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These videos introduce Alwin Nikolais and his work in dance, music and abstrct theatre. They also describe his use of sound, lighting, costumes and choreography together which created a new form called 'multimedia'. This is shown in various excerpt of dances choreographed by Alwin Nikolais.

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