Coverart for item
The Resource Charles Weidman, on his own, a presentation of the Charles Weidman Dance Foundation ; directed and edited by Virginia Brooks, Janet Mendelsohn ; written by Janet Mendelsohn

Charles Weidman, on his own, a presentation of the Charles Weidman Dance Foundation ; directed and edited by Virginia Brooks, Janet Mendelsohn ; written by Janet Mendelsohn

Label
Charles Weidman, on his own
Title
Charles Weidman, on his own
Statement of responsibility
a presentation of the Charles Weidman Dance Foundation ; directed and edited by Virginia Brooks, Janet Mendelsohn ; written by Janet Mendelsohn
Contributor
Choreographer
Interviewee
Narrator
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the career of modern dance pioneer Charles Weidman from his roots in Lincoln, Neb., to his beginnings with Denishawn, his association with Doris Humphreys, and the Weidman Theatre Dance Company. The basics of the Humphrey-Weidman technique are explained and demonstrated. Contains historical footage of Weidman performing with Humphrey, speaking about his work, teaching a class in kinetic pantomime. Full performance of Lynchtown and excerpts from On My Mother's Side, Flickers, Brahms Waltzes and Christmas Oratorio included
Member of
Cataloging source
BUF
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Lynchtown (Choreographic work : Weidman)
  • On my mother's side (Choreographic work : Weidman)
  • Flickers (Choreographic work : Weidman)
  • Brahms waltzes, opus 39 (Choreographic work : Weidman)
  • Christmas oratorio (Choreographic work : Weidman)
Credits note
Score, Peter Carino
PerformerNote
Narrator, Alwin Nikolais
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Brooks, Virginia,
  • Mendelsohn, Janet,
  • Weidman, Charles,
  • Nikolais, Alwin,
  • Charles Weidman Dance Foundation
Runtime
59
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Weidman, Charles
  • Dancers
  • Choreographers
  • Modern dance
  • Modern dance
  • Dance teachers
Technique
live action
Label
Charles Weidman, on his own, a presentation of the Charles Weidman Dance Foundation ; directed and edited by Virginia Brooks, Janet Mendelsohn ; written by Janet Mendelsohn
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally produced in 1990; copyright held by the Charles Weidman Dance Foundation
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Dance reconstructions: On my mother's side (1939) -- Study in contrast -- Men's dance (1935) -- Flickers (1941) -- Lynchtown (1936) -- Brahms waltzes (1961) -- Christmas oratorio (1961). Archival dance excerpts: New dance (1935) -- Duo drama (1935) -- Men's dance (1935) -- Traditions (1935) --Visualization or From a farm in New Jersey (1974)
Control code
498385972
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (59 min.)
Isbn
9780871273208
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format
Terms governing use
Bates: No public performance rights purchased ; home, library, or classroom use only
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Charles Weidman, on his own, a presentation of the Charles Weidman Dance Foundation ; directed and edited by Virginia Brooks, Janet Mendelsohn ; written by Janet Mendelsohn
Publication
Note
Originally produced in 1990; copyright held by the Charles Weidman Dance Foundation
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Dance reconstructions: On my mother's side (1939) -- Study in contrast -- Men's dance (1935) -- Flickers (1941) -- Lynchtown (1936) -- Brahms waltzes (1961) -- Christmas oratorio (1961). Archival dance excerpts: New dance (1935) -- Duo drama (1935) -- Men's dance (1935) -- Traditions (1935) --Visualization or From a farm in New Jersey (1974)
Control code
498385972
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (59 min.)
Isbn
9780871273208
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format
Terms governing use
Bates: No public performance rights purchased ; home, library, or classroom use only
Video recording format
DVD

Library Locations

    • Ladd LibraryBorrow it
      48 Campus Ave, Lewiston, ME, 04240, US
      44.105245 -70.203443
Processing Feedback ...