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Choreography and the specific image : nineteen essays and a workbook, Daniel Nagrin

Label
Choreography and the specific image : nineteen essays and a workbook
Title
Choreography and the specific image
Title remainder
nineteen essays and a workbook
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Nagrin
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The world outside has burst into the studio," writes the influential dancer, teacher, and choreographer Daniel Nagrin. Many dancers want passionately to confront concrete, difficult subjects. But their formalistic training hasn't prepared them for what they need to say. This book, the first on choreography approached through content rather than structure, is designed with them in mind. Spiced with wit and strong opinions, Choreography and the Specific Image explores, in nineteen far-ranging essays, the art of choreography through the life's work of an important artist. A career of performa
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nagrin, Daniel
Dewey number
792.8/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV1588.3
LC item number
.N34 2001eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dance
  • Choreography
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • Choreography
  • Dance
Label
Choreography and the specific image : nineteen essays and a workbook, Daniel Nagrin
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; Introduction; The Essays; 1. Helen Tamiris and Her Teaching of Choreography; 2. A Method of Teaching Choreography; 3. Choreography and the Specific Image; 4. Improvisation as a Tool for Choreography; 5. ""Rules"" for Choreography in No Particular Order; 6. The Play of Metaphor; 7. Modern Dance Choreography-Ballet Choreography; 8. Choreography for the Solo Dancer, Choreography for a Group: The Problems and Differences; 9. Abstract Dance versus What?; 10. Music; 11. Words and Song Lyrics; 12. Virtuosity; 13. Direction
  • 14. The Stage: The Costumes, The Lights, The Sets, The Sound15. Choreography for the Theatre, Musical Comedy and Opera; 16. Mindsets; 17. The Criticism of Choreography; 18. Anecdotal Material; 19. The Ethics of Aesthetics; The Workbook; Workbook Introduction and Outline; 1. Warming Up; Gifts; Medicine Ball; Outrageous Travel; Goldfish Bowl; Blind Journey; 2. The Rhythm Series; Breath Rhythm; Pulse Rhythm; Inner Rhythm; Dedicate Your Motion; Go Visiting; Spinning; True Repetition; Evolving Repetition; 3. Uncovering Sources of Movement: The First Steps; Circles; Each Alone; Backdoor
  • Hub MeditationVisualization; Gesture Permutations; Gesture Rondo; 4. Metaphor; 5. Sense Memory Sources; Faces; Using Music for Improvisation; The Obstacle; Becoming Words; Passing through a Physical Object; Slalom; 6. Sources of Movement Material; The Mind-Wash; Not Naming; The Other; A Duet; The Duet as a Structure; 7. Finding Gold in ""Bad"" Habits; Cliché Rondo; Your Familiar; Possessed by a Mannerism; 8. Music Sources of Movement; Ambient Sound; Rhythm Circle; Before, After and On; Who or What Is Alive in the Music?; Riff Cactus; 9. Words and Movement; Words; Creating Words
  • Being Created by WordsPrison; Poems; 10. More; Why Do You Dance?; Props Fantasy; Inside the Outside; Body Contact; Seeing through the Eyes of Another; I Dare You; Notes; Index
Control code
880448720
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (289 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781306641791
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, tables
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt62bhgc
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)880448720
Label
Choreography and the specific image : nineteen essays and a workbook, Daniel Nagrin
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; Introduction; The Essays; 1. Helen Tamiris and Her Teaching of Choreography; 2. A Method of Teaching Choreography; 3. Choreography and the Specific Image; 4. Improvisation as a Tool for Choreography; 5. ""Rules"" for Choreography in No Particular Order; 6. The Play of Metaphor; 7. Modern Dance Choreography-Ballet Choreography; 8. Choreography for the Solo Dancer, Choreography for a Group: The Problems and Differences; 9. Abstract Dance versus What?; 10. Music; 11. Words and Song Lyrics; 12. Virtuosity; 13. Direction
  • 14. The Stage: The Costumes, The Lights, The Sets, The Sound15. Choreography for the Theatre, Musical Comedy and Opera; 16. Mindsets; 17. The Criticism of Choreography; 18. Anecdotal Material; 19. The Ethics of Aesthetics; The Workbook; Workbook Introduction and Outline; 1. Warming Up; Gifts; Medicine Ball; Outrageous Travel; Goldfish Bowl; Blind Journey; 2. The Rhythm Series; Breath Rhythm; Pulse Rhythm; Inner Rhythm; Dedicate Your Motion; Go Visiting; Spinning; True Repetition; Evolving Repetition; 3. Uncovering Sources of Movement: The First Steps; Circles; Each Alone; Backdoor
  • Hub MeditationVisualization; Gesture Permutations; Gesture Rondo; 4. Metaphor; 5. Sense Memory Sources; Faces; Using Music for Improvisation; The Obstacle; Becoming Words; Passing through a Physical Object; Slalom; 6. Sources of Movement Material; The Mind-Wash; Not Naming; The Other; A Duet; The Duet as a Structure; 7. Finding Gold in ""Bad"" Habits; Cliché Rondo; Your Familiar; Possessed by a Mannerism; 8. Music Sources of Movement; Ambient Sound; Rhythm Circle; Before, After and On; Who or What Is Alive in the Music?; Riff Cactus; 9. Words and Movement; Words; Creating Words
  • Being Created by WordsPrison; Poems; 10. More; Why Do You Dance?; Props Fantasy; Inside the Outside; Body Contact; Seeing through the Eyes of Another; I Dare You; Notes; Index
Control code
880448720
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (289 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781306641791
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, tables
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt62bhgc
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)880448720

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