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German lineage in modern dance solos by Wigman, Hoyer, Holm, Nikolais, Louis

Title
German lineage in modern dance [videorecording] : solos by Wigman, Hoyer, Holm, Nikolais, Louis / Dancetime Publications presents ; conceived and performed by Betsy Fisher.
Publication
[New York] : Dancetime Publications, c2012.

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Moving imageUse in library *MGZIDVD 5-4999Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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Additional Authors
  • Fisher, Betsy
  • Wigman, Mary, 1886-1973
  • Hoyer, Dore, 1911-1967
  • Holm, Hanya, 1893-1992
  • Nikolais, Alwin
  • Louis, Murray
  • Provencher, Ernie
  • Hasting, Hanns
  • Wiatowitsch, Dimitri
  • Mahler, Gustav, 1860-1911.
  • Nikolais, Alwin.
  • Lecuona, Ernesto, 1896-1963.
  • Dancetime Publications, production company, publisher.
Description
1 videodisc (approx. 58 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences; 4 3/4 in.
Summary
In this performance documentary dancer/choreographer Betsy Fisher performs solos from pieces by the originators of the German Expression Dance (Ausdruckstanz) and American exponents of the movement, which began in Germany prior to World War I. Fisher also provides narration describing the creation and the historical context of each work.
Uniform Title
  • tVisionen (Choreographic work : Wigman)
  • Schwingende Landschaft (Choreographic work : Wigman)
  • Affectos humanos (Choreographic work : Hoyer). Selections.
  • Homage to Mahler (Choreographic work : Holm). Selections.
  • Tribe (Choreographic work : Nikolais). Selections.
  • Figura (Choreographic work : Louis). Selections.
Alternative Title
Hexetanz II.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Documentary films.
  • Nonfiction films.
  • Dance films.
  • Feature films.
  • Feature films – United States.
Note
  • Performance/documentary.
  • Originally produced in 2012.
Credits (note)
  • Editor, Stuart Math.
System Details (note)
  • DVD; NTSC; widescreen presentation.
Contents
Hexetanz [i.e., Hexetanz II] (1926) / choreography, Mary Wigman ; music, Ernie Provencher -- Schwingende Lanschaft (Swinging landscapes, 1929) / choreography, Mary Wigman ; music, Hans Hastings -- Affectos humanos (2 excerpts) / choreography, Dore Hoyer ; music, Dimitri Wiatowitsch -- Homage to Mahler (solo excerpt 1976) / choreography, Hanya Holm ; music, Gustav Mahler -- Tribe (1975) / choreography & score, Alwin Nikolais -- Figura (1978) / choreography, Murray Louis ; music, La comparsa by Ernesto Lecuona.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-4999
LCCN
880104004094
OCLC
774905025
Title
German lineage in modern dance [videorecording] : solos by Wigman, Hoyer, Holm, Nikolais, Louis / Dancetime Publications presents ; conceived and performed by Betsy Fisher.
Imprint
[New York] : Dancetime Publications, c2012.
Edition
Widescreen.
Country of Producing Entity
United States naf
Type of Content
two-dimensional moving image
Type of Medium
video
Type of Carrier
videodisc
Performer
Narrator/dancer, Betsy Fisher.
Credits
Editor, Stuart Math.
System Details
DVD; NTSC; widescreen presentation.
Added Author
Fisher, Betsy, creator.
Wigman, Mary, 1886-1973, choreographer.
Hoyer, Dore, 1911-1967, choreographer.
Holm, Hanya, 1893-1992, choreographer.
Nikolais, Alwin, choreographer.
Louis, Murray, choreographer.
Fisher, Betsy, dancer.
Fisher, Betsy, narrator.
Provencher, Ernie, composer (expression)
Hasting, Hanns, composer (expression)
Wiatowitsch, Dimitri, composer (expression)
Container of (work): Mahler, Gustav, 1860-1911. Kindertotenlieder.
Container of (work): Nikolais, Alwin. Tribe.
Container of (work): Lecuona, Ernesto, 1896-1963. Danzas afro-cubanas. Comparsa.
Dancetime Publications, production company, publisher.
Added Title
Container of (work): tVisionen (Choreographic work : Wigman)
Container of (work): Schwingende Landschaft (Choreographic work : Wigman)
Container of (work): Affectos humanos (Choreographic work : Hoyer). Selections.
Container of (work): Homage to Mahler (Choreographic work : Holm). Selections.
Container of (work): Tribe (Choreographic work : Nikolais). Selections.
Container of (work): Figura (Choreographic work : Louis). Selections.
Hexetanz II.
Other Standard Identifier
880104004094
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-4999
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