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Six American Dance Pioneers : A Look Back, A Leap Forward: Annabelle Gamson.

Title
Six American Dance Pioneers : A Look Back, A Leap Forward: Annabelle Gamson.
Publication
2001.

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Description
3 streaming video files (86 min.) : sound, color.
Series Statement
Susan Hess Modern Dance Lecture Series Video Archive
Uniform Title
Susan Hess Modern Dance Lecture Series Video Archive.
Alternative Title
  • Isabel #1 and #2
  • Dance at the Painted Bride
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
  • Filmed dance.
  • Filmed interviews.
Note
  • Title taken from opening speech, original cassette label, and other catalog records.
  • Reel 1 (62 min.) ; Reel 2, Part 1 (approximately 6 min.) ; Reel 2, Part 3 (18 min.).
  • Dance films not included in this video.
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 ; videotaped by Isabel.
Source (note)
  • Susan Hess;
Contents
  • Reel 1. Introduction (9 min.) / speaker, Sarah Stackhouse -- Annabelle Gamson (35 min.) / speaker, Annabelle Gamson -- Question & Answer session (beginning) (18 min.) / speakers, Annabewlle Gamson, Sarah Stackhouse, Roxane D'Orleans.
  • Reel 2 (Part 1). Question & Answer session (conclusion) (approximately 6 min) / speakers, Annabelle Gamson, Sarah Stackhouse, Roxane D'Orleans -- (Part 2). Masters Exchange (18 min.) / Two dance solos (18 min.) / dancers, unidentified.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 1481
OCLC
897205647
Title
Six American Dance Pioneers : A Look Back, A Leap Forward: Annabelle Gamson.
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 ; videotaped by Isabel.
Event
Videotaped during talk at Painted Bride Art Center, Philadelphia, Pa. 2001 March 25.
Summary
Reel 1. Annabelle Gamson discusses how Brahms Waltzes was central to Isadora Duncan's work; Gamson's childhood and dance career; Gamson reading reviews and some of Duncan's words about her own work; commenting on a film of Lynn Seymour performing Duncan dance along with talk of her interpretation; Gamson also performed Mary Wigman dances and Janis Brenner performed some Wigman dances at a conference after some coaching from Gamson; Brahms Waltzes being created by Duncan just before her children died and then not performing again for many years; Duncan returning to dance in a different, more posed style; Gamson creating a piece entitled, Semele, to help Roxane D'Orleans understand more about Duncan's dances; story of Semele; Question & Answer session including Gamsons dance career, how she decided to focus on Isadora Duncan; Sarah Stackhouse talks about Daniel Nagrin and his improvisational group; D'Orleans talks about her own dance career; and Gamson talks about leaving dance in 1995 to pursue painting. Reel 2 (Part 1). Question & Answer session concludes with talk of Left Wing dancing and comments on Roxane D'Orleans dancing and her dance background. Reel 2 (Part 2). Two solo run-throughs for Masters Exchange program.
Source
Gift; Susan Hess; 2010.
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Added Author
Gamson, Annabelle, speaker.
Stackhouse, Sarah, speaker.
Juste, Roxane d'Orleans, speaker.
Painted Bride Art Center.
Hess, Susan, donor.
Added Title
Isabel #1 and #2
Dance at the Painted Bride
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 1481
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