L'espace qui crie en moiAdditional title: Hexentanz I (Choreographic work : Wigman)Additional title: Green table (Choreographic work : Jooss)Additional title: Abschied und Dank (Choreographic work : Wigman)Additional title: Hommage à Dore Hoyer (Choreographic work : Linke)Additional title: Triadisches Ballett (Choreographic work : Bohner after Schlemmer)Additional title: Afectos humanos - Kentauren (Choreographic work : Siegert)Additional title: Kalte Gloria (Choreographic work : Dietrich)Additional title: Schwingende Landschaft (Choreographic work : Wigman)Additional title: Affectos humanos (Choreographic work : Hoyer)
NamesGrossmann, Eva (Commentator)Reuter, Walter (Commentator)Czobel, Lisa (Commentator)Palucca, Gret, 1902-1993 (Commentator)Mihaly, Jo (Dancer)Wigman, Mary, 1886-1973 (Choreographer)Jungé, Sigrid (Commentator)Loesch, Ilse (Commentator)Meudtner, Ilse, 1912- (Dancer)Linke, Susanne, 1944- (Dancer)Dietrich, Urs (Dancer)Schilling, Tom (Commentator)Hoyer, Dore, 1911-1967 (Dancer)Reichelt, Fe (Commentator)Bohner, Gerhard, 1936- (Commentator)Schlemmer, Oskar, 1888-1943 (Dancer)Siegert, Arila (Commentator)Schlömer, Joachim (Commentator)Lamatsch, Doris (Dancer)Lenhart, Georg (Dancer)Weisenburger, Petra (Director)Sonzogni, Jean-Louis (Director)
The Grand Prix Video Danse Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1991
Table of ContentsDANCE CONTENTS: Reel 1: Excerpts include: Unidentified solo, perf. by Palucca. -- Flower in the back yard (1932), perf. by Jo Mihaly. -- Hexentanz (1926), perf. by Wigman. -- Chamber dance (1925), perf. by Laban's company. -- [Movement choir]. -- Dance of summer (1929), perf. by Wigman. -- Serenata (1937), perf. by Palucca. -- Abschied und Dank (1942), perf. by Wigman. -- Solo, perf. by Ilse Meudtner in the film La danse ça s'apprend! [German title unknown] (1937). -- Amanite (1937), perf. by Meudtner. -- Reel 2: Hommage à Dore Hoyer, perf. by Linke and Urs Dietrich. -- Angst [from Affectos humanos] (1963), perf. by Hoyer. -- Liebe [from Affectos humanos] (1963), perf. by Hoyer. -- Stick dance inspired by Schlemmer, perf. by Bohner. -- Students' dances from the film Chez Palucca [German title unknown] (1957). -- Affectos humanos - Kentauren, perf. by Siegert. -- Death and the maiden, perf. by Schlömer and Doris Lamatsch. -- Duet, perf. by Schlömer and Georg Lenhart. -- Solo from Das kalte Gloria, perf. by Dietrich. -- Schwarz weiss zeigen, perf. by Bohner.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 8717Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4027 (former)
TopicsLaban, Rudolf von, 1879-1958Skoronel, VeraKreutzberg, Harald, 1902-Weidt, Jean, 1904-Jooss, Kurt, 1901-1979Berghaus, RuthModern dance -- GermanyDance -- Germany -- 20th century
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesSource note: Subtitle: Hommage à la danse expressionniste allemande. French edition of Auf den Spuren des expressionistischen Tanzes in Deutschland.Language: Dialogue in German; titles in French.Statement of responsibility: Co-produced by La Sept, BR (Bayerischer Rundfunk), WDR (Westdeutsches Rundfunk), Radiotelevisao Portuguesa, and Lieurac Productions. Directors: Petra Weisenburger and Jean-Louis Sonzogni.Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 2 videocassettes (Umatic) (120 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 3/4 in.
DescriptionTwo-part documentary on Ausdruckstanz, or German expressionistic dance. The first part, told through the recollections of Eva Grossmann, Walter Reuter, Lisa Czobel, Sigrid Jungé, and Ilse Loesch, traces Ausdruckstanz from its origins in the 1920s until the eve of World War II. Topics include the achievements of Mary Wigman, Gret Palucca, Rudolf Laban, Vera Skoronel, Harald Kreutzberg, Jean Weidt, and Kurt Jooss; the links between Ausdruckstanz and contemporary painting and theater; dancers' growing socio-political consciousness; and the impact of the Nazis. In the second part, Loesch, Tom Schilling, Susanne Linke, Fe Reichelt, and Gerhard Bohner discuss postwar German dance, especially the work of Dore Hoyer, Palucca, Wigman, and Ruth Berghaus. Choreographers Arila Siegert, Joachim Schlömer, and Bohner discuss and perform examples of their work, emphasizing the influence of expressionism.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY946038975-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175792Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9b61da80-90de-0135-94c5-19769afcc7b4
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