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The Resource Martha Graham : dance on film

Martha Graham : dance on film

Label
Martha Graham : dance on film
Title
Martha Graham
Title remainder
dance on film
Title variation
Dance on film
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • A dancer's world: Martha Graham discusses the dancer as a creative artist, as members of her dance company illustrate her theories in a dance choreographed by Miss Graham. Woven into the movements of the dance are all the basic techniques required by the modern dancer
  • Appalachian spring: a ballet depicting the wedding day of a pioneer couple
  • Night journey: Martha Graham's interpretation of the Oedipus legend, depicting the moment of Jocasta's death
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Appalachian spring (Choreographic work : Graham)
  • Night journey (Choreographic work : Graham)
Dewey number
792.8
Language note
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
  • Appalachian spring: Martha Graham, Stuart Hodes, Bertram Ross, Matt Turney, Yuriko, Helen McGehee, Ethel Winter, Miriam Cole
  • Night journey: Martha Graham, Bertram Ross, Paul Taylor, Helen McGehee, Ethel Winter, Mary Hinkson, Linda Hodes, Akiko Kanda, Carol Payne, Better Shaler
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1920-2003
  • 1900-1990
  • 1910-1992
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Graham, Martha
  • Kroll, Nathan
  • Glushanok, Peter
  • Leatherman, LeRoy
  • Hodes, Stuart
  • Ross, Bertram
  • Turney, Matt
  • Hammid, Alexander
  • Copland, Aaron
  • Schuman, William
  • Martha Graham Dance Company
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
93
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
406
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Graham, Martha
  • Martha Graham Dance Company
  • Modern dance
  • Ballet
  • Dancers
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Martha Graham : dance on film
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Special features: "Martha Graham: the dancer revealed, " a 1994 documentary produced for PBS's American masters series; a comparison of Appalachian spring with an archival performance, by dance critic and historian Deborah Jowitt; excerpts from a television pilot of Aaron Copland discussing his work on Appalachian spring; a visual essay on working with Graham, narrated by Nathan Kroll; interview with Museum of Television and Radio curator Ron Simon, discussing Kroll's work and legacy; new interviews with the films' editors; new interviews with 6 dancers from the films; excerpts from a 1975 filmed technique demonstration by Graham's company, narrated by Graham; footage of Graham's company from a 1954 European tour
Accompanying material
1 booklet (16 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
  • black and white
  • multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • A dancer's world
  • Janus Films ; WQED, the Metropolitan Pittsburgh educational television station presents Martha Graham and her dance company ; dances conceived and choreographed by Martha Graham ; directed and photographed by Peter Glushanok ; commentary by Martha Graham and LeRoy Leatherman ; music composed and played by Cameron McCosh ; produced by Nathan Kroll (31 min. ; 1957)
  • Appalachian spring
  • Janus Films ; conceived and choreographed by Martha Graham ; music by Aaron Copland ; setting by Isamu Noguchi ; directed and photographed by Peter Glushanok ; edited by Eleanor Hamerow ; orchestra conducted by Eugene Lester ; produced by Nathan Kroll ; presented by WQED Pittsburgh in cooperation with National Educational Television and Chatham College (32 min. ; 1958)
  • Night journey
  • Janus Films ; [presented by} Bathsabee de Rothschild ; conceived and choreographed by Martha Graham ; music by William Schuman ; settings, Isamu Noguchi ; produced by Nathan Kroll ; directed by Alexander Hammid ; orchestra conducted by Robert Irving (29 min. ; 1961)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Fullscreen, special edition
Extent
2 videodiscs (93 min.)
Isbn
9781934121849
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 715515025829
  • 00715515025829
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC1714D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn157050947
  • (Sirsi) o157050947
  • (OCoLC)157050947
  • 524855
  • 524855
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; Dolby digital, mono.; full frame (1.33:1 aspect ratio)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Martha Graham : dance on film
Publication
Note
Special features: "Martha Graham: the dancer revealed, " a 1994 documentary produced for PBS's American masters series; a comparison of Appalachian spring with an archival performance, by dance critic and historian Deborah Jowitt; excerpts from a television pilot of Aaron Copland discussing his work on Appalachian spring; a visual essay on working with Graham, narrated by Nathan Kroll; interview with Museum of Television and Radio curator Ron Simon, discussing Kroll's work and legacy; new interviews with the films' editors; new interviews with 6 dancers from the films; excerpts from a 1975 filmed technique demonstration by Graham's company, narrated by Graham; footage of Graham's company from a 1954 European tour
Accompanying material
1 booklet (16 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
  • black and white
  • multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • A dancer's world
  • Janus Films ; WQED, the Metropolitan Pittsburgh educational television station presents Martha Graham and her dance company ; dances conceived and choreographed by Martha Graham ; directed and photographed by Peter Glushanok ; commentary by Martha Graham and LeRoy Leatherman ; music composed and played by Cameron McCosh ; produced by Nathan Kroll (31 min. ; 1957)
  • Appalachian spring
  • Janus Films ; conceived and choreographed by Martha Graham ; music by Aaron Copland ; setting by Isamu Noguchi ; directed and photographed by Peter Glushanok ; edited by Eleanor Hamerow ; orchestra conducted by Eugene Lester ; produced by Nathan Kroll ; presented by WQED Pittsburgh in cooperation with National Educational Television and Chatham College (32 min. ; 1958)
  • Night journey
  • Janus Films ; [presented by} Bathsabee de Rothschild ; conceived and choreographed by Martha Graham ; music by William Schuman ; settings, Isamu Noguchi ; produced by Nathan Kroll ; directed by Alexander Hammid ; orchestra conducted by Robert Irving (29 min. ; 1961)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Fullscreen, special edition
Extent
2 videodiscs (93 min.)
Isbn
9781934121849
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 715515025829
  • 00715515025829
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC1714D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn157050947
  • (Sirsi) o157050947
  • (OCoLC)157050947
  • 524855
  • 524855
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; Dolby digital, mono.; full frame (1.33:1 aspect ratio)
Video recording format
DVD

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