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Nikolais, Alwin

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Most widely held works by Alwin Nikolais
The Nikolais/Louis dance technique : a philosophy and method of modern dance by Alwin Nikolais( )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 1,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Nikolais/Louis Dance Technique provides the definite resource for understanding and practicing the influential dance technique developed by two pioneers of modern dance, Alwin Nikolais and Murray Louis. The Nikolais/Louis technique is presented in a week-to-week classroom manual, providing an indispensable tool for teachers and students of this widely studied movement practice. Theoretical background for further reading is set off from the manual for those interested in deeper study. Their philosophy and methodology span a broad readership and offer an important addition to dance literature and American cultural history
German lineage in modern dance( Visual )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this performance documentary dancer/choreographer Betsy Fisher performs solos from pieces by the originators of the German Expression Dance (Ausdruckstanz) and American exponents of the movement, which began in Germany prior to World War I. Fisher also provides narration describing the creation and the historical context of each work
Charles Weidman, on his own by Charles Weidman( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the career of modern dance pioneer Charles Weidman from his roots in Lincoln, Neb., to his beginnings with Denishawn, his association with Doris Humphreys, and the Weidman Theatre Dance Company
Electronic dance music by Alwin Nikolais( Recording )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dance on( Visual )

5 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alwin Nikolais speaks about beginning his career as a piano accompanist at a dance studio. Seeing Mary Wigman for the first time he realized that he wanted to be a dancer, not an accompanist. Billie Mahoney and Alwin Nikolais discuss his work with other dancers, his travels and his career as choreographer and teacher
The world of Alwin Nikolais( Visual )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
The world of Alwin Nikolais( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features dances created by Alwin Nikolais, duplicating Nikolais's original stage presentations with regard to choreography, sound, lighting design, and costumes
Murray Louis in concert( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents Murray Louis's extraordinary career as a dance soloist, drawing on choreography from his first concert in 1953 to today
The world of Alwin Nikolais( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compilation drawn from 5 multi-media works choreographed by Alwin Nikolais. Nikolais is also seen at work
Dancing on the edge. selections from the American Dance Festival archives( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains performances by groups who have been instrumental in the history of the American Dance Festival
Nik and Murray( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary on Alwin Nikolais and Murray Louis and their respective dance companies, including interviews with each concerning their 35-year partnership, as well as excerpts from their works, with performances by the Nikolais Dance Theatre and the Murray Louis Dance Company
The world of Alwin Nikolais( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compilation drawn from four multi-media works choreographed by Alwin Nikolais. Nikolais is also seen at work
Index to puppetry; a classified list of magazine articles published between 1910 and 1938 by Alwin Nikolais( Book )

2 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sally Gross : the pleasure of stillness( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the life and career of Sally Gross, an American choreographer & dancer
The world of Alwin Nikolais( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compilation drawn from six multi-media works by Alwin Nikolais: Gallery (1978), Mechanical organ (1980), Imago (1963), Totem (1960 and revised version, 1983), Tent (1968), and Noumenon (1953). Nikolais is seen at work, in pre-recorded footage, in a preface by Murray Louis, who also introduces each piece
The world of Alwin Nikolais( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compilation drawn from five multi-media works by Alwin Nikolais: Gallery (1978), Totem (1960), Imago (1963), Blank on blank (1987), and Sanctum (1964). Nikolais is seen at work, in pre-recorded footage, in a preface by Murray Louis, who also introduces each piece
The world of Alwin Nikolais( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compilation drawn from four multi-media works by Alwin Nikolais: Pond (1982), Mechanical organ (1980), Kaleidoscope (revised 1985), Gallery (1978), and Tent (1968). Nikolais is seen at work, in pre-recorded footage, in a preface by Murray Louis, who also introduces each piece
The dance theatre of Alwin Nikolais( Book )

3 editions published between 1963 and 1971 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Totem by Le Corbusier( Visual )

3 editions published between 1963 and 1990 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An interpretation by Ed Emshwiller of the ballet by Alwin Nikolais
The Nikolais/Louis technique : a philosophy & method of modern dance including the unique gesture by Alwin Nikolais( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Nikolais/Louis dance technique : a philosophy and method of modern dance The Nikolais/Louis technique : a philosophy & method of modern dance including the unique gesture
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The Nikolais/Louis technique : a philosophy & method of modern dance including the unique gestureThe shapes of change : images of American dance
Alternative Names
Alwin Nikolais Amerikaans choreograaf (1910-1993)

Alwin Nikolaïs coreògraf estatunidenc

Alwin Nikolais coreografo, direttore d'orchestra e compositore statunitense

Alwin Nikolais coreógrafo estadounidense

Alwin Nikolais danseur, chorégraphe et professeur américain

Alwin Nikolais US-amerikanischer Tänzer und Choreograf

Nicholais, Alwin

Nicholais, Alwin 1910-1993

Nikolaïs, Alwin.

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