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Six American Dance Pioneers : A Look Back, A Leap Forward: Trisha Brown.

Title
Six American Dance Pioneers : A Look Back, A Leap Forward: Trisha Brown.
Publication
2001.

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Details

Additional Authors
  • Kraus, Lisa
  • Brown, Trisha, 1936-2017
  • Monteverdi, Claudio, 1567-1643.
  • Sciarrino, Salvatore.
  • Hess, Susan
  • Painted Bride Art Center.
Description
2 streaming video files (104 min.) : sound, color.
Series Statement
Susan Hess Modern Dance Lecture Series Video Archive
Uniform Title
  • Trilogy (Choreographic work : Brown)
  • Susan Hess Modern Dance Lecture Series Video Archive.
Alternative Title
Trisha Brown
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
  • Filmed dance.
  • Filmed interviews.
Note
  • Title taken from original cassette label and other videos from the series.
  • Reel 1 (63 min.) ; Reel 2 (41 min.).
  • Dance film excerpts interspersed between discussions include: El Trilogy (2000), Orfeo (1998) and Luci Mie Traditrici (2001).
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video files online only onsite at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Credits (note)
  • Presented by Susan Hess Modern Dance; videographer, Alan Powell.
Source (note)
  • Susan Hess;
Contents
Reel 1. Introduction (13 min.) / danced and spoken by Lisa Kraus -- Trisha Brown with dance films (beginning) [ends abruptly] (50 min.) -- Reel 2. Trisha Brown with dance films (conclusion) (41 min.)
Call Number
*MGZIDF 1477
OCLC
  • 894249509
  • 894249509
Title
Six American Dance Pioneers : A Look Back, A Leap Forward: Trisha Brown.
Production
2001.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Type of Content
two-dimensional moving image
Type of Medium
computer
video
Type of Carrier
online resource
Series
Susan Hess Modern Dance Lecture Series Video Archive
Susan Hess Modern Dance Lecture Series Video Archive.
Original Version
Original format: 2 videocassettes (Mini DV).
Restricted Access
Patrons can access streaming video files online only onsite at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Credits
Presented by Susan Hess Modern Dance; videographer, Alan Powell.
Event
Videotaped during talk at Painted Bride Art Center, Philadelphia, Pa. 2001 May 1.
Summary
Reel 1. Trisha Brown (choreographer) discusses working in cycles; directing operas; the creation process for the jazz trilogy, El Trilogy (2000); creating El Trilogy over a short period of time with trumpet player, Dave Douglas, and painter, Terry Winters; explaining the phrase, Blowing a phrase out; brief question and answer session regarding Brown's use of clusters and her jazz sensibility, and the speed of her work; talks about the Monteverdi opera she created, Orfeo; the structure given to her by the music [ends abruptly]. Reel 2. Brown continues talking about Orfeo and wanting to direct an opera; working out movement on the dancers and every singer having a private coach; how the set worked; discussion of Brown's new work, Luci Mie Traditrici with brief question and answer session about her use of talking while dancing and if this theme relates to her operas; creating a new language/vocabulary for her Opera work; Orfeo winning the Grand Prize (Critic's Choice) in France; singers telling her that the movements she created helped them to learn the music; Brown mentions upcoming performances at Lincoln Center of Luci Mie Traditrici and El Trilogy; and concludes with thanking Susan Hess and Lisa Kraus.
Source
Gift; Susan Hess; 2010.
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Local Subject
Opera ballet. Orfeo.
Opera ballet. Luci mie traditrici.
Added Author
Kraus, Lisa, dancer.
Kraus, Lisa, speaker.
Brown, Trisha, 1936-2017, speaker.
Brown, Trisha, 1936-2017, choreographer.
Monteverdi, Claudio, 1567-1643. Orfeo.
Sciarrino, Salvatore. Luci mie traditrici.
Hess, Susan, director.
Painted Bride Art Center.
Hess, Susan, donor.
Added Title
Trisha Brown
Container of (work): Trilogy (Choreographic work : Brown)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 1477
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