Dance of the century: from free dance to dance theatre: German ExpressionismAdditional title: Hexentanz I (Choreographic work : Wigman)Additional title: Triadisches ballett (Choreographic work : Schlemmer)Additional title: Totenmal (Choreographic work : Wigman)Additional title: Big city (Choreographic work : Jooss)Additional title: Green table (Choreographic work : Jooss)Additional title: Abschied und Dank (Choreographic work : Wigman)Additional title: Miss Julie (Choreographic work : Cullberg)Additional title: Café Müller (Choreographic work : Bausch)Additional title: Blaubart (Choreographic work : Bausch)Additional title: Viktor (Choreographic work : Bausch)Additional title: Ahnen (Choreographic work : Bausch)
NamesWigman, Mary, 1886-1973 (Choreographer)Jooss, Kurt, 1901-1979 (Choreographer)Laban, Rudolf von, 1879-1958 (Choreographer)Gert, Valeska (Dancer)Schlemmer, Oskar, 1888-1943 (Choreographer)Georgi, Yvonne (Dancer)Palucca, Gret, 1902-1993 (Dancer)Kreutzberg, Harald, 1902-1968 (Choreographer)Cullberg, Birgit (Choreographer)Bausch, Pina (Choreographer)Schoonejans, Sonja (Author)Decouflé, Pierre-François (Director)Folkwang Hochschule für Musik, Tanz, Theater (Performer)Nationale Ballet (Netherlands) (Associated name)Tanztheater (Wuppertal, Germany) (Performer)Wigman, Mary, 1886-1973 (Dancer)Jooss, Kurt, 1901-1979 (Dancer)Laban, Rudolf von, 1879-1958 (Dancer)Kreutzberg, Harald, 1902-1968 (Dancer)
The Grand Prix Video Danse Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1992 (Inferred)
Table of ContentsDance contents: Among the many dance excerpts included in this program are: Students of Laban in movement -- Dalcroze dancers -- Laban and others in dance/theater pieces -- Witch dance (chor/perf: Wigman) -- Valeska Gert -- Triadic Ballet (chor: Oskar Schlemmer) -- Das Totenmal (chor: Wigman) -- Yvonne Georgi -- Gret Palucca -- Harald Kreutzberg -- Paracelsus (motion picture; director: G.W. Pabst; chor: Kreutzberg), danced by Kreutzberg and ensemble -- The big city (chor: Jooss) -- The green table (chor: Jooss), performed by the Dutch National Ballet and other companies -- Tannhäuser: bacchanale (chor: Laban) -- Abschied und Dank (chor/perf: Wigman) -- Miss Julie (chor: Birgit Cullberg) -- Red wine in green glasses (videodance; chor: Cullberg) -- Dance classes at the Folkwangschule Essen -- Café Müller (chor: Bausch) -- The green table (chor: Jooss), danced by Bausch and dancers from the Folkwangschule Essen -- Blaubart (chor: Bausch) -- Two cigarettes in the dark (chor: Bausch) -- Viktor (chor: Bausch) -- Ahnen (chor: Bausch).
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 9122
TopicsLaban, Rudolf von, 1879-1958Wigman, Mary, 1886-1973Jooss, Kurt, 1901-1979Bausch, PinaFörster, LutzBrücke (Artists' group)BauhausModern dance -- GermanyTanztheaterExpressionism (Art)Blaue Reiter (Group of artists)DadaismEurythmicsGermany -- History -- 20th century
GenresMotion picturesDocumentary filmsFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesContent: English version of the series Danse du siècle.Creation/production credits: Co-produced by La Sept, Pathé Télévision, Duran, Ostankino, Sovtelexport, and Gédéon, in association with RAI 3. English version produced by Landseer Films. Sponsored by Banco di Napoli. Distributed by Amaya Distribution. Series proposed, written and directed by Sonia Schoonejans. Producer: Nicole Philibert. Executive director: Pierre-François Decouflé.Content: Credits taken from container for program 5.Date: Copyright 1992.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (51 min., 5 sec.) : sound, black and white and color ; 3/4 in.
DescriptionThird of a five-part series. History of modern dance in Germany, highlighting the choreography and achievements of Rudolf von Laban, Mary Wigman, Kurt Jooss, and Pina Bausch. The discussion explores the impact upon dance of political events in Germany, such as the rise of Nazism and World War II, and parallel developments in art (such as the work of Der Blaue Reiter, Die Brücke, the Dadaists, and the Bauhaus), and film (F.W. Murnau and Josef von Sternberg). Other dance personalities represented in the program are Oskar Schlemmer, Valeska Gert, Yvonne Georgi, Gret Palucca, Harald Kreutzberg, Birgit Cullberg, and Lütz Forster.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY94-F109NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175488Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 29d8e9f0-8660-0138-f69f-257715e07ff2
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