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DanceNY. Isadora Duncan: movement from the soul [videorecording]

Title
DanceNY. Isadora Duncan: movement from the soul [videorecording] / WNYE ; Dance Magazine ; a Geller/Goldfine production in association with KQED, San Francisco ; directed, produced, and edited by Dayna Goldfine and Daniel Geller.
Publication
Brooklyn, N.Y. : WNYE, 2003.

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Description
1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (60 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences; 1/2 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Wendy Perron, Dance Magazine.
Series Statement
DanceNY
Uniform Title
Dance Magazine.
Alternative Title
  • Dance New York. Isadora Duncan: movement from the soul
  • Isadora Duncan movement from the soul
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Biographies.
  • Dance.
  • Television.
  • Video.
Note
  • Logo of WNYE appears intermittently on frame.
  • Title on original container: Dance New York.
  • For a recording of the 1988 documentary, without the added introduction and afterword, see: *MGZIC 9-2147 Isadora Duncan: movement from the soul.
Credits (note)
  • Choreography, Isadora Duncan, restaged by Madeleine Lytton and Lori Belilove ; script, Daniel Geller and Dayna Goldfine, based on the writings and speeches of Isadora Duncan ; scenery, Alan Voorhees ; lighting, Ashley James ; director of photography, Ashley James ; artistic consultants, Lori Belilove, Madeleine Lytton, Margaretta K. Mitchell.
  • Credits for telecast: executive producer, Barbara Paige Kaplan ; script writer and commentator, Wendy Perron.
Performer (note)
  • Host for telecast: Susan Jaffe.
Event (note)
  • Telecast by WNYE-TV, Channel 25, Brooklyn, N.Y., on the series DanceNY, on March 27, 2003.
Contents
  • Dance excerpts: Water study (ca. 1900) / music, Schubert (waltz); danced by Lori Belilove.
  • Duncan master class at Mills College, Oakland, California, taught by Madeleine Lytton.
  • Narcissus (ca. 1900) / music, Chopin (Op. 64, no. 2); danced by Lori Belilove.
  • Momente musicale (ca. 1907) / music, Schubert; danced by Madeleine Lytton.
  • Gypsy mazurka (ca. 1902) / music, Chopin; danced by Madeleine Lytton.
  • The blue Danube waltz (ca. 1902) / music, Johann Strauss, Jr.; danced by Lori Belilove.
  • Dance of the furies (ca. 1911) / music, Gluck (from Orfeo); danced by Lori Belilove.
  • Classical duet (ca. 1906) / music, Schubert (waltz); danced by Lori Belilove and Madeleine Lytton.
  • The Amazons (ca. 1906) / music, Gluck; danced by Madeleine Lytton.
  • Dance of the blessed spirits (ca. 1907) / music, Gluck (from Orfeo); danced by Lori Belilove and members of the Oakland Ballet.
  • Allegro vivace (ca. 1915) / music, Tchaikovsky (from Symphonie pathètique); danced by Lori Belilove and members of the Oakland Ballet.
  • Revolutionary (ca. 1921) / music, Scriabin (Etude); danced by Lori Belilove.
  • Mother (ca. 1921) / music, Scriabin (Etude); danced by Belilove.
  • Dance of the blessed spirits [reprise] / see credits above.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-7590
Title
DanceNY. Isadora Duncan: movement from the soul [videorecording] / WNYE ; Dance Magazine ; a Geller/Goldfine production in association with KQED, San Francisco ; directed, produced, and edited by Dayna Goldfine and Daniel Geller.
Imprint
Brooklyn, N.Y. : WNYE, 2003.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
DanceNY
Event
Telecast by WNYE-TV, Channel 25, Brooklyn, N.Y., on the series DanceNY, on March 27, 2003.
Credits
Choreography, Isadora Duncan, restaged by Madeleine Lytton and Lori Belilove ; script, Daniel Geller and Dayna Goldfine, based on the writings and speeches of Isadora Duncan ; scenery, Alan Voorhees ; lighting, Ashley James ; director of photography, Ashley James ; artistic consultants, Lori Belilove, Madeleine Lytton, Margaretta K. Mitchell.
Credits for telecast: executive producer, Barbara Paige Kaplan ; script writer and commentator, Wendy Perron.
Performer
Dances performed by Madeleine Lytton, Lori Belilove, and members of the Oakland Ballet: Abra Rudisill, Susan Taylor, Patti Owen, Erica Smith, and Lauren Jonas; additional dancers, Joanne Koch, Deborah Isaacson, Meeka Schmalle (as young Duncan).
Narrator/voice of Isadora Duncan: Julie Harris.
Piano accompaniment: France Pennetier.
Host for telecast: Susan Jaffe.
Summary
Telecast of a documentary made in 1988; includes additional introduction and afterword. Documentary on Isadora Duncan's life and art, narrated as though by Duncan herself, and illustrated with historical footage, still photographs, and dances from her repertory, as handed down by her students and adopted daughters Anna, Irma, and Lisa Duncan.
Added Author
Belilove, Lori, dancer.
Lytton, Madeleine, dancer.
Harris, Julie, 1925-2013, narrator.
Rudisill, Abra, dancer.
Taylor, Susan, dancer.
Owen, Patti, dancer.
Jonas, Lauren, dancer.
Duncan, Isadora, 1877-1927, choreographer. Author in quotations or text abstracts
Goldfine, Dayna. Director. Producer. Film editor. Screenwriter
Geller, Daniel. Director. Producer. Film editor. Screenwriter
Mitchell, Margaretta. Consultant
Jaffe, Susan. Host
Kaplan, Barbara Paige. Producer
Perron, Wendy. Author
Oakland Ballet Company.
KQED-TV (Television station : San Francisco, Calif.)
WNYE (Television station : Brooklyn, N.Y.)
Added Title
Dance New York. Isadora Duncan: movement from the soul [videorecording]
Isadora Duncan [videorecording] : movement from the soul
Dance Magazine.
Gift of Wendy Perron, Dance Magazine.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-7590
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