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Dance of the century from free dance to dance theatre: German Expressionism

Title
Dance of the century [videorecording] : from free dance to dance theatre: German Expressionism
Publication
c1992.

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Details

Additional Authors
  • Wigman, Mary, 1886-1973
  • Jooss, Kurt, 1901-1979
  • Laban, Rudolf von, 1879-1958
  • Gert, Valeska
  • Schlemmer, Oskar, 1888-1943
  • Georgi, Yvonne
  • Palucca, Gret, 1902-1993
  • Kreutzberg, Harald, 1902-1968
  • Cullberg, Birgit
  • Bausch, Pina
  • Schoonejans, Sonja.
  • Decouflé, Pierre-François.
  • Folkwang Hochschule für Musik, Tanz, Theater.
  • Nationale Ballet (Netherlands)
  • Tanztheater (Wuppertal, Germany)
  • DHCA.
Description
  • 1 streaming video file (51 min., 5 sec.) : sd., b&w and col.; 3/4 in.
  • 1 videocassette (U-matic, NTSC) (51 min.) : sd., b&w and col. ;
Series Statement
Dance of the century ; 3.
Uniform Title
  • Hexentanz I (Choreographic work : Wigman)
  • Triadisches ballett (Choreographic work : Schlemmer)
  • Totenmal (Choreographic work : Wigman)
  • Big city (Choreographic work : Jooss)
  • Green table (Choreographic work : Jooss)
  • Abschied und Dank (Choreographic work : Wigman)
  • Miss Julie (Choreographic work : Cullberg)
  • Café Müller (Choreographic work : Bausch)
  • Blaubart (Choreographic work : Bausch)
  • Viktor (Choreographic work : Bausch)
  • Ahnen (Choreographic work : Bausch)
Subjects
Note
  • English version of the series Danse du siècle.
  • Co-produced by La Sept, Pathé Télévision, Duran, Ostankino, Sovtelexport, and Gédéon, in association with RAI 3. English version produced by Landseer Films. Sponsored by Banco di Napoli. Distributed by Amaya Distribution. Series proposed, written and directed by Sonia Schoonejans. Producer: Nicole Philibert. Executive director: Pierre-François Decouflé.
  • Credits taken from container for program 5.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video file online only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Contents
Dance contents: Among the many dance excerpts included in this program are: Students of Laban in movement -- Dalcroze dancers -- Laban and others in dance/theater pieces -- Witch dance (chor/perf: Wigman) -- Valeska Gert -- Triadic Ballet (chor: Oskar Schlemmer) -- Das Totenmal (chor: Wigman) -- Yvonne Georgi -- Gret Palucca -- Harald Kreutzberg -- Paracelsus (motion picture; director: G.W. Pabst; chor: Kreutzberg), danced by Kreutzberg and ensemble -- The big city (chor: Jooss) -- The green table (chor: Jooss), performed by the Dutch National Ballet and other companies -- Tannhäuser: bacchanale (chor: Laban) -- Abschied und Dank (chor/perf: Wigman) -- Miss Julie (chor: Birgit Cullberg) -- Red wine in green glasses (videodance; chor: Cullberg) -- Dance classes at the Folkwangschule Essen -- Café Müller (chor: Bausch) -- The green table (chor: Jooss), danced by Bausch and dancers from the Folkwangschule Essen -- Blaubart (chor: Bausch) -- Two cigarettes in the dark (chor: Bausch) -- Viktor (chor: Bausch) -- Ahnen (chor: Bausch).
Call Number
*MGZIDF 9122
Title
Dance of the century [videorecording] : from free dance to dance theatre: German Expressionism
Imprint
c1992.
Series
Dance of the century ; 3.
Summary
Third of a five-part series. History of modern dance in Germany, highlighting the choreography and achievements of Rudolf von Laban, Mary Wigman, Kurt Jooss, and Pina Bausch. The discussion explores the impact upon dance of political events in Germany, such as the rise of Nazism and World War II, and parallel developments in art (such as the work of Der Blaue Reiter, Die Brücke, the Dadaists, and the Bauhaus), and film (F.W. Murnau and Josef von Sternberg). Other dance personalities represented in the program are Oskar Schlemmer, Valeska Gert, Yvonne Georgi, Gret Palucca, Harald Kreutzberg, Birgit Cullberg, and Lütz Forster.
Restricted Access
Patrons can access streaming video file online only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIC 9-4500 cassette 3.
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Local Subject
Opera ballet. Tannhäuser.
Labanotation.
Motion pictures. Paracelsus.
Ballet in television. Red wine in green glasses.
Television. Dance of the century.
Added Author
Wigman, Mary, 1886-1973, choreographer, dancer.
Jooss, Kurt, 1901-1979, choreographer.
Laban, Rudolf von, 1879-1958, choreographer, dancer.
Gert, Valeska, dancer.
Schlemmer, Oskar, 1888-1943, choreographer.
Georgi, Yvonne, dancer.
Palucca, Gret, 1902-1993, dancer.
Kreutzberg, Harald, 1902-1968, choreographer, dancer.
Cullberg, Birgit, choreographer.
Bausch, Pina, choreographer, dancer.
Schoonejans, Sonja. Author. Director
Decouflé, Pierre-François. Director
Folkwang Hochschule für Musik, Tanz, Theater.
Nationale Ballet (Netherlands)
Tanztheater (Wuppertal, Germany)
DHCA.
Added Title
Hexentanz I (Choreographic work : Wigman)
Triadisches ballett (Choreographic work : Schlemmer)
Totenmal (Choreographic work : Wigman)
Big city (Choreographic work : Jooss)
Green table (Choreographic work : Jooss)
Abschied und Dank (Choreographic work : Wigman)
Miss Julie (Choreographic work : Cullberg)
Café Müller (Choreographic work : Bausch)
Blaubart (Choreographic work : Bausch)
Viktor (Choreographic work : Bausch)
Ahnen (Choreographic work : Bausch)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 9122
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