Most widely held works about Charles Weidman
Most widely held works by Charles Weidman
Charles Weidman, on his own ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 269 libraries worldwide
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 New Dance Group gala concert a retrospective 1930s-1970s ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
The New Dance Group (ca. 1993) recreates 18 dances originally performed by the Group from 1934-1979. Each dance includes an introduction, usually by the original choreographers.
Modern dance ( Book )
1 edition published in 1935 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Flickers ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1978 and 1996 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
After a brief introduction to Charles Weidman and his dance accomplishments, presents Weidman's 1972 reconstruction of his dance Flickers (a silent movie spoof 'in four reels' choreographed in 1941) danced by the American Dance Festival Repertory Company, at Connecticut College.
Dance: four pioneers ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1965 and 1983 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Introduces four major choreographers--Martha Graham, Doris Humphrey, Charles Weidman, and Hanya Holt--who revolted against the conventions of ballet to produce American modern dance. Employs film clips and still photographs taken in 1934 to show the dancers and their teachers during the beginning days at Mount Bennington College. Each choreographer explains his view of the meaning dance should have within the arts. Includes a full production of Doris Humphrey's Passacaglia by the American Dance Theatre at Lincoln Center in 1965.
Flickers (1941) ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
A zany spoof of silent movie conventions and clichés choreographed in 1941 by Charles Weidman, the performance was directed by Weidman and filmed at the American Dance Festival in 1972. The first film on this disc is an edited version with close-ups and the second is a record version of the same performance showing the entire stage. Transferred from the original 16 millimeter color film.
New dance ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
A film of the 1972 production of Doris Humphrey's modern dance classic. Based on her original performance of 1935.
Four pioneers ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1965 and 2007 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Introduces four major choreographers--Martha Graham, Doris Humphrey, Charles Weidman, and Hanya Holm--who revolted against the conventions of ballet to produce American modern dance. Employs film clips and still photographs taken in 1934 to show the dancers and their teacher during the beginning days at Mount Bennington College. Each choreographer explains his view of the meaning dance should have within the arts. Includes a full production of Doris Humphrey's Passacaglia by the American Dance Theatre at Lincoln Center in 1965.
On his own by Virginia Brooks ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Modern dance by ( Book )
2 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Modern dance by Virginia Stewart ( Book )
1 edition published in 1935 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
An Investigation of the thermal regime of the Rio Grande rift and neighboring provinces by employing very deep heat flow measurements and estimates of crustal radioactive heat generation : final technical report by Marshall Reiter ( Book )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Bennington School of the Dance, 1938, Fifth annual session ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Candid footage and dance excerpts, including demonstrations of various modern dance techniques, filmed in open air settings at Bennington School of the Dance and environs. The faculty and staff of the 1938 session comprised Martha Graham, Doris Humphrey, Charles Weidman, and Hanya Holm, all of whom were in residence for the full session. Norman Lloyd was the musical director, and Arch Lauterer the designer of the festival production.
New dance (record film) ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
A record film (single, fixed camera) of the 1972 reconstruction of Doris Humphrey's modern dance classic, originally done in 1935.
The love for three oranges ( Book )
2 editions published between 1949 and 1951 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
New York City Center of Music and Drama, Fall season, 1951, New York City Opera Company, twenty-fifth performance by the New York City Opera Company of "The Love for Three Oranges," an opera in two acts, music by Serge Prokofieff, English translation by Victor Seroff, spoken prologue written by David Thornton, conductor: Laszlo Halasz, staged by Vladimir Rosing, scnery, costumes and masks designed by Mstislav Dobujinsky, ballet choreographer: Charles Weidman, masts executed by Yugi Ito and Michael Arshansky.
Dances of Charles Weidman ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The Chamber Dance Company's mission is to present and record works of historical and artistic significance. This disc preserves dances choreographed by Charles Weidman.
As thousands cheer ( Book )
1 edition published in 1935 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
National Theatre, direction A.L. Erlanger Realty Corporation, management S.E. Cochran, Sam H. Harris presents Dorothy Stone, Ethel Waters in the music box sensation "As Thousands Cheer," with Porter Hall, Margaret Irving, Jerome Cowan, Hal Forde, Albert Carroll, Dave Fitzgibbons, by Irving Berlin and Moss Hart, staged and lighted by Hassard Short, dances arranged by Charles Weidman, setting designed by Albert Johnson, orchestra under the direction of Harry S. Levant.
Papers, [ca. 1927]-1972 by José Limón ( )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Series includes personal and professional correspondence; Limón autobiography, as well as other writings by him; choreographic and production notes; dance chronologies; professional material; legal documents and memorabilia; and financial records. Correspondents include Erik Bruhn, Agnes De Mille, Martha Graham, Doris Humphrey, Eleanor King, Pauline Kohner, Portia Mansfield, Daniel Nagrin, May O'Donnell, Ruth Page, Lynn Riggs, Helen Mary Robinson, Ruth St. Denis, Ted Shawn, Glen Tetley, Charles Weidman, and Mary Wigman.
Visualization, or From a farm in New Jersey (Videotape) ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Interview with Charles Weidman by Charles Weidman ( Recording )
14 editions published between 1965 and 1974 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Disc 1 (ca. 31 min.). Charles Weidman speaks with Don McDonagh about working with Ted Shawn; Martha Graham and reviews of her dances; anecdotes about Grahams' tantrums; Graham's mother and her maid, Lizzie; Graham's role in supporting her mother and her sisters after the death of her father; his father's support of his dancing; dancing at Radio City Music Hall with Graham; dances in the form of vaudeville acts; the evolution of Graham's style; the difference between Graham and Doris Humphrey; Graham's emhasis on breath work and release techniques; Graham's attitude toward ballet; Graham favoring heavy, earthy movements; the change in Graham's work after the arrival of Erick Hawkins, and Graham's attitude toward ballet after meeting Hawkins; Graham and Hawkins' relationship; the use of musical accompaniment with the dances; the change in state legislature in N.Y. allowing dance and theater on Sundays; difficulties in preparing dances and choreography; issues surrounding staging dances and the associated costs; modern dancers resistance to working together, unlike balletic companies; Louis Horst's influence on Graham; Ruth St. Denis' interest in Christian Science, and Graham's interest by association; Ted Shawn and the revival of Denishawn dances at Jacob's Pillow; his belief that dance institutions have improved since Graham's time; teaching in universities across the U.S., and the presence of dance majors at universities; attitude toward Ted Shawn [abrupt end].
Anthony, Mary Ballet Bennington College Biography Carr, Deborah Choreographers Choreography Cratty, Bill Dance Dance companies Dance critics Dance notation Dance--Production and direction Dancers Dance schools Dance--Study and teaching Dance teachers Educational films Fables for our time (Choreographic work : Weidman) Filmed dance Flickers (Choreographic work : Weidman) Germany Graham, Georgia Graham, Martha Hawkins, Erick History Holm, Hanya,--1893-1992 Horst, Louis Humphrey, Doris Humphrey, Doris,--1895-1958 Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.) Interviews Labanotation Limón, José Lynchtown (Choreographic work : Weidman) Mahoney, Billie Modern dance Modern dance--Themes, motives New dance (Choreographic work : Humphrey) New Mexico New York (State)--New York Nonfiction films Princeton Book Company Shawn, Ted,--1891-1972 Sokolow, Anna St. Denis, Ruth,--1880-1968 Stodelle, Ernestine United States Weidman, Charles Women dancers