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Martha Graham

Title
Martha Graham [videorecording] / co-produced by Caméras Continentales and La Sept Theatre and Music Department, Guillaume Gronier ; BBC presentation, Bob Lockyer ; director, Peter Mumford ; producer, Fiona Morris.
Publication
United Kingdom : British Broadcasting Corporation, c1991.

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Additional Authors
  • Graham, Martha
  • Graham, Martha.
  • Bird, Bonnie
  • Dudley, Jane.
  • Cohan, Robert.
  • Mackrell, Judith.
  • Vale, Denise
  • Topping, Kenneth
  • Rioult, Pascal
  • Herring, Joyce
  • Maldonado, Theresa
  • Camacho, Mario
  • Buccellato, Kathy
  • Cyrus, Duane
  • Sherman, Maxine
  • Foreman, Donlin
  • Capucilli, Terese
  • Stroud, Kim
  • Kodály, Zoltán, 1882-1967.
  • Riegger, Wallingford, 1885-1961.
  • Finley, David.
  • Horst, Louis.
  • Noguchi, Isamu, 1904-1988.
  • Rosenthal, Jean, 1912-
  • Dello Joio, Norman, 1913-2008.
  • Hindemith, Paul, 1895-1963.
  • Joplin, Scott, 1868-1917.
  • Klein, Calvin, 1942-
  • Landriau, Christopher.
  • Protas, Ron.
  • Morris, Fiona.
  • Mumford, Peter, 1946-
  • Lockyer, Bob.
  • Martha Graham Dance Company.
  • Caméras Continentales (Firm)
  • SEPT (Television station : France)
  • British Broadcasting Corporation.
  • DHCA.
Description
1 videocassette (102 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences NTSC; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Bob Lockyer, BBC.
Uniform Title
Steps in the street (Choreographic work : Graham)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
  • Biographies.
  • Documentaries and factual films and programs.
Credits (note)
  • Executive producers, Takis Candilis, Helen Asquith, and Ron Protas ; choreography, Martha Graham.
Performer (note)
  • Host: Judith Mackrell.
  • Performed by the Martha Graham Dance Company: Takako Asakawa, Camille Brown, Kathy Buccellato, Terese Capucilli, Christine Dakin, Joyce Herring, Laura Jimenez, Debra Kantor, Theresa Maldonado, Miki Orihara, Maxine Sherman, Daniela Stasi, Kim Stroud, Denise Vale, Myra Woodruff, Lyndon Branaugh, Mario Camacho, Duane Cyrus, Floyd Flynn, Donlin Foreman, Peter London, Pascal Rioult, Tancredo Tavares, Kenneth Topping, and Young-ha Yoo.
Event (note)
  • Telecast on the BBC series Dancemakers ; date of telecast not identified.
Contents
  • Dance contents: Lamentation [excerpts] / music, Zoltán Kodály ; performed by Graham.
  • Steps in the street / music, Wallingford Riegger ; costumes, Graham ; lighting, David Finley ; performed by Vale with Brown, Buccellato, Herring, Jimenez, Kantor, Maldonado, Orihara, Sherman, Stasi, Stroud, and Woodruff.
  • Frontier [excerpt] (b&w) / music, Louis Horst ; scenery, Isamu Noguchi ; performed by Graham.
  • El penitente / music, Horst ; scenery, Noguchi ; costumes, Graham ; lighting, Jean Rosenthal ; performed by Topping (penitent), Rioult (Christ figure), and Herring (Mary).
  • Demonstration of early Graham technique (b&w) / performed by Bird.
  • Diversion of angels / music, Norman Dello Joio ; costumes, Graham ; lighting, Rosenthal ; performed by Maldonado and Camacho (couple in yellow), Buccellato and Cyrus (couple in red), Sherman and Foreman (couple in white), with Yoo, Jimenez, Orihara, Woodruff, and Stasi.
  • Herodiade / music, Paul Hindemith ; scenery, Noguchi ; costumes, Graham ; lighting, Rosenthal ; performed by Asakawa (a woman) and Dakin (her attendant).
  • Maple leaf rag / music, Scott Joplin, arranged by Christopher Landriau ; costumes, Calvin Klein ; lighting, Finley ; performed by Capucilli, Brown, Buccellato, Herring, Jimenez, Maldonado, Orihara, Sherman, Stasi, Stroud, Vale, Woodruff, Flynn, Branaugh, Camacho, Cyrus, London, Rioult, Tavares, Topping, and Yoo.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-1945
OCLC
NYPY94-F99
Title
Martha Graham [videorecording] / co-produced by Caméras Continentales and La Sept Theatre and Music Department, Guillaume Gronier ; BBC presentation, Bob Lockyer ; director, Peter Mumford ; producer, Fiona Morris.
Imprint
United Kingdom : British Broadcasting Corporation, c1991.
Country of Producing Entity
U.K.?
Performer
Host: Judith Mackrell.
Performed by the Martha Graham Dance Company: Takako Asakawa, Camille Brown, Kathy Buccellato, Terese Capucilli, Christine Dakin, Joyce Herring, Laura Jimenez, Debra Kantor, Theresa Maldonado, Miki Orihara, Maxine Sherman, Daniela Stasi, Kim Stroud, Denise Vale, Myra Woodruff, Lyndon Branaugh, Mario Camacho, Duane Cyrus, Floyd Flynn, Donlin Foreman, Peter London, Pascal Rioult, Tancredo Tavares, Kenneth Topping, and Young-ha Yoo.
Credits
Executive producers, Takis Candilis, Helen Asquith, and Ron Protas ; choreography, Martha Graham.
Event
Telecast on the BBC series Dancemakers ; date of telecast not identified.
Summary
Documentary on the life and work of Martha Graham, who is seen in recorded interviews and archival footage of her solos Lamentation and Frontier. Additional commentaries are provided by her former dancers Bonnie Bird (also seen in archival footage, demonstrating Graham technique), Jane Dudley, and Robert Cohan. Five dances, representing different periods in Graham's life, are shown in performances recorded at the Opéra de Paris-Garnier in November 1991.
Local Subject
Television. Dancemakers.
Modern dance -- Technique -- Graham.
Added Author
Graham, Martha, choreographer.
Graham, Martha, dancer.
Graham, Martha. Costume designer
Graham, Martha. Interviewee
Bird, Bonnie, dancer. Commentator
Dudley, Jane. Commentator
Cohan, Robert. Commentator
Mackrell, Judith. Host
Vale, Denise, dancer.
Topping, Kenneth, dancer.
Rioult, Pascal, dancer.
Herring, Joyce, dancer.
Maldonado, Theresa, dancer.
Camacho, Mario, dancer.
Buccellato, Kathy, dancer.
Cyrus, Duane, dancer.
Sherman, Maxine, dancer.
Foreman, Donlin, dancer.
Capucilli, Terese, dancer.
Stroud, Kim, dancer.
Kodály, Zoltán, 1882-1967. Composer
Riegger, Wallingford, 1885-1961. Composer
Finley, David. Designer
Horst, Louis. Composer
Noguchi, Isamu, 1904-1988. Designer
Rosenthal, Jean, 1912- Designer
Dello Joio, Norman, 1913-2008. Composer
Hindemith, Paul, 1895-1963. Composer
Joplin, Scott, 1868-1917. Composer
Klein, Calvin, 1942- Costume designer
Landriau, Christopher. Arranger
Protas, Ron. Producer
Morris, Fiona. Producer
Mumford, Peter, 1946- Director
Lockyer, Bob. Producer
Martha Graham Dance Company.
Caméras Continentales (Firm)
SEPT (Television station : France)
British Broadcasting Corporation.
DHCA.
Graham, Martha. Diversion of angels
Graham, Martha. Frontier
Graham, Martha. Lamentation
Graham, Martha. Penitente
Graham, Martha. Maple leaf rag
Graham, Martha. Hérodiade
Added Title
Steps in the street (Choreographic work : Graham)
Gift of Bob Lockyer, BBC.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-1945
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