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MAA: A ballet by Kaija Saariaho [videorecording] : Works & process at the Guggenheim

Title
MAA: A ballet by Kaija Saariaho [videorecording] : Works & process at the Guggenheim / [performance series producer, Mary Sharp Cronson].
Publication
c2010.

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Description
1 videodisc (NTSC) (66 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Series Statement
Works & process at the Guggenheim collection
Uniform Title
  • Maa (Choreographic work : Veggetti)
  • Works and process at the Guggenheim.
Alternative Title
  • De la terre (Choreographic work : Veggetti)
  • Fall (Choreographic work : Veggetti)
  • Forest (Choreographic work : Veggetti)
  • Window (Choreographic work : Veggetti)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Widescreen.
  • Credits taken from accomp. house program located in the Dance Div. program file, *MGZB Works and process at the Guggenheim.
Credits (note)
  • Choreography and stage design, Luca Veggetti ; costume design, Deanna Berg McLean and Luca Veggetti ; lighting design, Roderick Murray ; original artwork, Moe Yoshida.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped at the Peter B. Lewis Theater, as part of the Works & process performance series at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, on Sept. 20, 2010 (7:30 pm).
System Details (note)
  • DVD.
Source (note)
  • Mary Sharp Cronson.
Contents
Fall (ca. 5 min.) / music played by Bridget Kibbey (harp), Ryan Streber (electronics) ; dancers, Craig Black, Frances Chiaverini, Min Young Lee, Viktor Usov -- Discussion (ca. 14 min.) -- ...de la terre (ca. 11 min.) / music played by Ryan Streber (electronics), Erik Carlson (violin) ; dancer, Frances Chiaverini -- Discussion (ca. 12 min.) -- Forest (ca. 8 min.) / dancers, Frances Chiaverini, Spencer Dickhaus, Casia Vengoachea -- Window (ca. 10 min.) / dancers, Craig Black, Frances Chiaverini, Spencer Dickhaus, Min Young Lee, Viktor Usov, Casia Vengoechea, Chen Zielinski.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-6007
OCLC
693884658
Title
MAA: A ballet by Kaija Saariaho [videorecording] : Works & process at the Guggenheim / [performance series producer, Mary Sharp Cronson].
Imprint
c2010.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
Works & process at the Guggenheim collection
Works and process at the Guggenheim.
System Details
DVD.
Credits
Choreography and stage design, Luca Veggetti ; costume design, Deanna Berg McLean and Luca Veggetti ; lighting design, Roderick Murray ; original artwork, Moe Yoshida.
Performer
Panel: Kaija Saariaho (composer), Luca Veggetti (choreographer), Melissa Smey (director of the Miller Theatre, moderator).
Danced by Craig Black, Frances Chiaverini, Spencer Dickhaus, Min Young Lee, Viktor Usov, Casia Vengoechea, Chen Zielinski.
Music performed by International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE): Bridget Kibbey (harp), Ryan Streber (electronics), Erik Carlson (violin).
Event
Videotaped at the Peter B. Lewis Theater, as part of the Works & process performance series at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, on Sept. 20, 2010 (7:30 pm).
Summary
Kaija Saariaho and Luca Veggetti discuss their backgrounds and accomplishments. Kaija discusses how she commissioned this work for ballet, her approach to composing for ballet, how she creates music, and how she feels about not having control over the outcome of live performances. Veggetti discusses his approach to creating dance for live music, working with new dancers, and the process of selecting and working with them, and how he created this choreographic work. This discussion concludes with both panelist talking about current and upcoming projects.
Source
Gift; Mary Sharp Cronson. NN-PD
Added Author
Smey, Melissa. Moderator
Veggetti, Luca. Interviewee
Veggetti, Luca, choreographer.
Saariaho, Kaija. Interviewee
Saariaho, Kaija. Composer
Kibbey, Bridget. Performer
Streber, Ryan, 1979- Performer
Carlson, Erik (Violinist) Instrumentalist
MacLean, Deanna Berg. Costume designer
Murray, Roderick. Lighting designer
Yoshida, Moe. Artist
Black, Craig (Dancer)
Chiaverini, Frances, dancer.
Dickhaus, Spencer, dancer.
Lee, Min Young, dancer.
Usov, Viktor (Dancer)
Vengoechea, Casia, dancer.
Zielinski, Chen, dancer.
Cronson, Mary Sharp. Producer
International Contemporary Ensemble.
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.
Cronson, Mary Sharp. Donor NN-PD
Added Title
Maa (Choreographic work : Veggetti)
Fall (Choreographic work : Veggetti)
De la terre (Choreographic work : Veggetti)
Forest (Choreographic work : Veggetti)
Window (Choreographic work : Veggetti)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-6007
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