Most widely held works about Katherine Dunham
Most widely held works by Katherine Dunham
Island possessed by Katherine Dunham ( Book )
8 editions published between 1969 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 851 libraries worldwide
A touch of innocence by Katherine Dunham ( Book )
18 editions published between 1959 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 656 libraries worldwide
Kaiso! : writings by and about Katherine Dunham ( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 656 libraries worldwide
Dances of Haiti by Katherine Dunham ( Book )
11 editions published between 1947 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 455 libraries worldwide
Katherine Dunham's journey to Accompong by Katherine Dunham ( Book )
9 editions published between 1946 and 1971 in English and held by 391 libraries worldwide
Dancing in the light ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 383 libraries worldwide
Dancing in the Light presents six historic works by African American choreographers, filmed by the American Dance Festival to preserve and celebrate the black tradition in modern dance. Created from 1938 to 1959, when viewed together in chronological order these works dramatically illustrate the important role black choreographers have played in the development of American modern dance. Host Taye Diggs introduces each dance, and gives précis biographies of the creative men and women who conceived them and brought them to the public.
A touch of innocence : memoirs of childhood by Katherine Dunham ( Book )
5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 238 libraries worldwide
Kasamance : a fantasy by Katherine Dunham ( Book )
4 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
Sworn to the drum : a tribute to Francisco Aguabella ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
A film-portrait of the Afro-Cuban master drummer, Francisco Aguabella. Born in Cuba, he immigrated to the U.S. in 1957 where he made outstanding contributions to Latin popular music while maintaining his roots in traditional Afro-Cuban religious drumming. Film explores Aguabella's role both as a sacred drummer and a figure of historical influence in Latin Jazz, Pop and Fusion. Included are many interviews with musicians who have worked with him and have been influence by his music.
Free to dance ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
The history of African American dance, with emphasis on the role that African American choreographers and dancers have played in the development of modern dance. Part one focuses "on the early development of modern dance-and set against the background of the Harlem Renaissance, racial segregation and the Great Depression ... [examining] how African Americans overcame a 'segregated aesthetic' to become recognized as modern dance artists." Part two features Katherine Dunham, whose "priority is to create new choreography with her dancers." Part three examines the "1960s through the 1980s ..." -- Container label.
An evening with Katherine Dunham ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
"Documents a dialogue with legendary dancer Katherine Dunham at age 95. Beginning with a tribute to Dunham's career, the program contains rare footage of Dunham drumming with percussionists and a discussion of her views on rhythmic motion, Haitian dance, and love"--Insight Media website.
Stormy weather ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1943 and 2005 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
A club singer slowly making her way to the top is involved in an off-again on-again romance.
The uninsured and uncompensated care strained safety nets ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
"A panel on financing care for the indigent, and uncompensated care"--P. 1 of guide.
Carnival of rhythm ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1940 and 1989 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
A romantic, musical short film portraying a fruit market in South America. Features songs and dances from Brazil, a South American courtship dance, and a dance from Africa as researched by Katherine Dunham.
Drum rhythms of Cuba, Haiti, Brazil ( Recording )
in Undetermined and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Tanz ein Film an die Muse Terpsichore ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Beginning with cultures of prehistory and primitive dance forms, this film depicts the concert forms of native dancing in the works of Katherine Dunham. The second part of the film deals with folk dances of more than fifteen nations.
Mambo ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1954 and 2010 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
In this offbeat romance set in Venice a young saleswoman, her love life complicated by a penniless gambler and a sickly count, becomes a famous dancer. This film allows modern-day viewers the pleasure of seeing Katherine Dunham, one of the greatest American dancers of the 20th century, in action.
Dance Black America [a festival of modern, jazz, tap and African styles ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Documents a four-day festival of dancers and dance companies held at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Celebrates the evolution of black dance from the sly parody of plantation quadrilles known as the Cakewalk to the contemporary sophistication of the Alvin Ailey Company.
Afro-Caribbean songs and rhythms ( Recording )
in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 6 libraries worldwide
L'Ag'ya (Dunham) by Roger Wood ( Visual )
32 editions published in 1952 and held by 1 library worldwide
Africa African American dance African American dancers African Americans African Americans in the performing arts Aguabella, Francisco Ballets Beatty, Talley Biography Carnival Choreographers Cuba Cuban Americans Cuba--Santiago de Cuba Dafora, Asadata,--1890-1965 Dance Dance, Black Dance--Anthropological aspects Dance music Dancers Dance--Social aspects Dance--Study and teaching Documentary films Dunham, Katherine Folk dancing--Social aspects Folk music Haiti History Interviews Jamaica Jazz Jones, Bill T Juvenile works Mambo (Dance) Manners and customs Maroons McKayle, Donald,--1930- Modern dance Music Music--Religious aspects Percussionists Percussion music (Jazz) Popular music Primus, Pearl Rumba (Dance) United States Voodooism West Indies Women choreographers Women dancers
Dunham, Catherine fl.1909-2006
Dunham, Mary Katherine
Dunham, Mary Katherine fl.1909-2006
Dunn, Kaye ca. 1910-2006
Dunn, Kaye fl.1909-2006
Pratt, John T., Mrs.
Pratt, Mary Katherine Dunham
Pratt, Mary Katherine Dunham fl.1909-2006
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