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The Resource Making music for modern dance : collaboration in the formative years of a new American art, source readings compiled and edited by Katherine Teck

Making music for modern dance : collaboration in the formative years of a new American art, source readings compiled and edited by Katherine Teck

Label
Making music for modern dance : collaboration in the formative years of a new American art
Title
Making music for modern dance
Title remainder
collaboration in the formative years of a new American art
Statement of responsibility
source readings compiled and edited by Katherine Teck
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
781.5/560973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • photographs
Index
index present
LC call number
ML3411.5
LC item number
.M35 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Making music for modern dance : collaboration in the formative years of a new American art, source readings compiled and edited by Katherine Teck
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-359) and index
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still images
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction: Threads of America's Heritage in Music and Dance -- Pt. 1. Musical collaboration for a new era in dance -- Overview : the question of using old music for new dance -- How to revive dancing : music and the dancer / Émile Jaques-Dalcroze -- Dancing to Beethoven's Seventh symphony / Isadora Duncan -- Music for Isadora Duncan's dance / Baird Hastings -- The dance poems of Michio Ito : The white peacock, to music by Griffes / Helen Caldwell -- The Denishawn aesthetic : America and the dance, music visualization / Denishawn program -- On dancing to Bach : Humphrey-Weidman programs / Norman Cazden -- American music and composers : what dancers need / Ted Shawn -- Pt. 2. Creative procedures and ingredients -- Overview : some challenges of collaboration, and composers debate about what works -- Music and dance : the new generation's change in methods / Louis Horst -- Louis Horst / Henry Gilfond -- A quiet genius himself : a dance teacher's tribute to Louis Horst / Gertrude Lippincott -- Synthesizing music and the dance / Wallingford Riegger -- Sensing the dancer's impulse : a dancer talks about the art of composer-accompanists / Ernestine Stodelle
  • My scores for modern dance : tragedy and comedy / Vivian Fine -- The race of life : my side of the story : the relationship of music and dance / Doris Humphrey -- Under way : composing for Martha Graham : details of contemporary collaboration / Lehman Engel -- Relating music and concert dance : an idea for elastic form / Henry Cowell -- Sound-companion for dance : Henry Cowell's music / Norman Lloyd -- Composing for the dance : an overview of procedures, personal experiences, and advice to collaborators / Norman Lloyd -- Pt. 3. Toward new "American" styles -- Overview : defining what makes music "American" and common musical concerns of ballet and modern dance -- The cosmopolitan scene of the 1920s and '30s : avant-garde experiments, jazz, and symphonic ballet scores / Verna Arvey -- The theatrical Thirties / Virgil Thomson. Virgil Thomson's later reflections / Katherine Teck -- Editorial : Dance and American composers / Dance observer [magazine] -- Overview : Drawing upon folk music and wartime patriotism -- People dancing / Woody Guthrie -- Sophie Maslow and Woody / Nora Guthrie
  • Music for Martha / Agnes de Mille -- The commission for Appalachian spring / Aaron Copland -- Aaron Copland's America / Gail Levin -- Appalachian spring : an appreciation fifty-four years later / Richard Philp -- Overview : Building on the Horton experience -- Lester Horton : of money, music, and motivation / Larry Warren and others who knew him -- Kenneth Klauss : musician for California dancers / Katherine Teck -- Carmen de Lavallade : dancing to many musical styles / Katherine Teck -- Instructions : how to play the drums / Alvin Ailey -- Alvin Ailey's Revelations / Jennifer Dunning -- How Revelations came to be / Alvin Ailey, with A. Peter Bailey -- Pt. 4. Instruments, technology, and the avant-garde -- Overview : Expanding timbre possibilities with percussion : vocalization, electronic instruments, and the sounds around us -- Percussion music and its relation to the modern dance / Franziska Boas -- East Indian tala music / Henry Cowell -- Choric sound for the dance / Lehman Engel -- Goal : new music, new dance / John Cage -- Electronic music for Doris Humphrey's Theatre piece no. 2 / Otto Luening
  • My total theater concept / Alwin Nikolais -- Experimental music / John Cage -- Communication / John Cage -- Dancing with the avant-garde / Carolyn Brown -- Pt. 5. Wellsprings of creative collaboration -- Overview : Diverse methods and aesthetic ideas -- "Fun" in music and the dance / Leonard Bernstein -- Why I make dances / Paul Taylor -- My intention to serve Spanish ballet serves American modern dancers instead / Carlos Surinach -- Music for the modern dance : meditations on melodies, modes, emotion, and creation / Lou Harrison -- Notes on new music for the dance : choices open to collaborators at midcentury / Lucia Dlugoszewski -- Pt. 6. Dance artists speak to future generations -- Overview : Postwar trends, and music in the training of dancers -- My love affair with music / Erick Hawkins -- Finding your own voice / Bessie Schönberg -- Music and dancing / Paul Draper -- Dancers are musicians are dancers / José Limón -- Afterword : Creativity in one's own time
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxx, 366 pages
Isbn
9780199743209
Isbn Type
(alkaline paper)
Lccn
2010042145
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, photographs
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn801856821
Label
Making music for modern dance : collaboration in the formative years of a new American art, source readings compiled and edited by Katherine Teck
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-359) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still images
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction: Threads of America's Heritage in Music and Dance -- Pt. 1. Musical collaboration for a new era in dance -- Overview : the question of using old music for new dance -- How to revive dancing : music and the dancer / Émile Jaques-Dalcroze -- Dancing to Beethoven's Seventh symphony / Isadora Duncan -- Music for Isadora Duncan's dance / Baird Hastings -- The dance poems of Michio Ito : The white peacock, to music by Griffes / Helen Caldwell -- The Denishawn aesthetic : America and the dance, music visualization / Denishawn program -- On dancing to Bach : Humphrey-Weidman programs / Norman Cazden -- American music and composers : what dancers need / Ted Shawn -- Pt. 2. Creative procedures and ingredients -- Overview : some challenges of collaboration, and composers debate about what works -- Music and dance : the new generation's change in methods / Louis Horst -- Louis Horst / Henry Gilfond -- A quiet genius himself : a dance teacher's tribute to Louis Horst / Gertrude Lippincott -- Synthesizing music and the dance / Wallingford Riegger -- Sensing the dancer's impulse : a dancer talks about the art of composer-accompanists / Ernestine Stodelle
  • My scores for modern dance : tragedy and comedy / Vivian Fine -- The race of life : my side of the story : the relationship of music and dance / Doris Humphrey -- Under way : composing for Martha Graham : details of contemporary collaboration / Lehman Engel -- Relating music and concert dance : an idea for elastic form / Henry Cowell -- Sound-companion for dance : Henry Cowell's music / Norman Lloyd -- Composing for the dance : an overview of procedures, personal experiences, and advice to collaborators / Norman Lloyd -- Pt. 3. Toward new "American" styles -- Overview : defining what makes music "American" and common musical concerns of ballet and modern dance -- The cosmopolitan scene of the 1920s and '30s : avant-garde experiments, jazz, and symphonic ballet scores / Verna Arvey -- The theatrical Thirties / Virgil Thomson. Virgil Thomson's later reflections / Katherine Teck -- Editorial : Dance and American composers / Dance observer [magazine] -- Overview : Drawing upon folk music and wartime patriotism -- People dancing / Woody Guthrie -- Sophie Maslow and Woody / Nora Guthrie
  • Music for Martha / Agnes de Mille -- The commission for Appalachian spring / Aaron Copland -- Aaron Copland's America / Gail Levin -- Appalachian spring : an appreciation fifty-four years later / Richard Philp -- Overview : Building on the Horton experience -- Lester Horton : of money, music, and motivation / Larry Warren and others who knew him -- Kenneth Klauss : musician for California dancers / Katherine Teck -- Carmen de Lavallade : dancing to many musical styles / Katherine Teck -- Instructions : how to play the drums / Alvin Ailey -- Alvin Ailey's Revelations / Jennifer Dunning -- How Revelations came to be / Alvin Ailey, with A. Peter Bailey -- Pt. 4. Instruments, technology, and the avant-garde -- Overview : Expanding timbre possibilities with percussion : vocalization, electronic instruments, and the sounds around us -- Percussion music and its relation to the modern dance / Franziska Boas -- East Indian tala music / Henry Cowell -- Choric sound for the dance / Lehman Engel -- Goal : new music, new dance / John Cage -- Electronic music for Doris Humphrey's Theatre piece no. 2 / Otto Luening
  • My total theater concept / Alwin Nikolais -- Experimental music / John Cage -- Communication / John Cage -- Dancing with the avant-garde / Carolyn Brown -- Pt. 5. Wellsprings of creative collaboration -- Overview : Diverse methods and aesthetic ideas -- "Fun" in music and the dance / Leonard Bernstein -- Why I make dances / Paul Taylor -- My intention to serve Spanish ballet serves American modern dancers instead / Carlos Surinach -- Music for the modern dance : meditations on melodies, modes, emotion, and creation / Lou Harrison -- Notes on new music for the dance : choices open to collaborators at midcentury / Lucia Dlugoszewski -- Pt. 6. Dance artists speak to future generations -- Overview : Postwar trends, and music in the training of dancers -- My love affair with music / Erick Hawkins -- Finding your own voice / Bessie Schönberg -- Music and dancing / Paul Draper -- Dancers are musicians are dancers / José Limón -- Afterword : Creativity in one's own time
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxx, 366 pages
Isbn
9780199743209
Isbn Type
(alkaline paper)
Lccn
2010042145
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, photographs
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn801856821

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