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Cave of the heart [videorecording]

Cave of the heart [videorecording]
1984, c1989.

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Moving imageUse in library *MGZIA 4-1210Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance


Additional Authors
  • Asakawa, Takako
  • Foreman, Donlin
  • Buglisi, Jacqulyn
  • Ruddy, Jeanne
  • Protas, Ron.
  • Barber, Samuel, 1910-1981.
  • Noguchi, Isamu, 1904-1988.
  • Graham, Martha
  • Graham, Martha.
  • Grimm, Thomas.
  • Martha Graham Dance Company.
1 cassette. 93 min. : sd. color NTSC.; 1/2 in. (VHS)
  • Subtitled A layered videotape. Compilation of performance and rehearsal footage, interspersed with commentary and rolling text by Martha Graham. The performance was telecast by WNET/Thirteen, New York, on the Great Performances: Dance in America series on December 14, 1984. Producer/director: Thomas Grimm. Copy of the tape made under the provisions of a Special Projects grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. For the complete version of this program, which also includes Errand into the maze and Acts of light, see: *MGZIA 4-281 An evening of dance and conversation with Martha Graham. Followed by rehearsal footage and a technical analysis. Producer: Christopher Herrmann. Executive producer: Ron Protas. Director: Joseph Chapura.
  • Choreography: Martha Graham. Music: Samuel Barber. Scenery: Isamu Noguchi.
  • Performed by the Martha Graham Dance Company.
CONTENTS. - Performance (approx. 18 min.). Introduced by Graham. Choreography "reconceived in part for taping by Martha Graham in collaboration with Thomas Grimm, Linda Hodes and Ron Protas." Danced by Takako Asakawa (Medea), Donlin Foreman (Jason), Jacqulyn Buglisi (the princess), and Jeanne Ruddy (chorus). [Wrong cast credits on tape.] - Rehearsal (approx. 63 min.). Onstage rehearsal with set, in rehearsal clothes, followed by commentary by Graham, spoken over performance footage, and rolling text from A dancer's world. Technical analysis of various choreographic passages, demonstrated in real time and slow motion.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-1210
Cave of the heart [videorecording]
1984, c1989.
Local Subject
Television. Cave of the heart.
Television. An evening of dance and conversation with Martha Graham.
Modern dance -- Technique -- Graham.
Added Author
Asakawa, Takako, dancer.
Foreman, Donlin, dancer.
Buglisi, Jacqulyn, dancer.
Ruddy, Jeanne, dancer.
Protas, Ron. Producer
Barber, Samuel, 1910-1981. Composer
Noguchi, Isamu, 1904-1988. Designer
Graham, Martha, choreographer.
Graham, Martha. Commentator
Grimm, Thomas. Producer. Director
Martha Graham Dance Company.
Graham, Martha. Cave of the heart.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-1210
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