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The Resource Martha Graham : dance on film, producer, Johanna Schiller

Martha Graham : dance on film, producer, Johanna Schiller

Label
Martha Graham : dance on film
Title
Martha Graham
Title remainder
dance on film
Statement of responsibility
producer, Johanna Schiller
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
Dewey number
792.8
Intended audience
Rating: Not rated
Language note
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
GV1785.G7
LC item number
M37 2007
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
Runtime
93
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
406
Technique
live action
Label
Martha Graham : dance on film, producer, Johanna Schiller
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Release date: Sep. 18, 2007
  • 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.
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
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 ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (93 min.)
Isbn
9781934121849
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Previous call number: DVD 4187-s
Other control number
715515025829
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1714D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn157050947
  • (OCoLC)ocn377455718
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, producer, Johanna Schiller
Publication
Note
  • Release date: Sep. 18, 2007
  • 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.
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
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 ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (93 min.)
Isbn
9781934121849
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Previous call number: DVD 4187-s
Other control number
715515025829
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1714D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn157050947
  • (OCoLC)ocn377455718
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; Dolby digital mono.; full frame (1.33:1 aspect ratio)
Video recording format
DVD

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
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