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Byrd Hoffman Foundation

Overview
Works: 38 works in 68 publications in 4 languages and 455 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  Art 
Roles: Producer, Artist
Classifications: PN2287.W494, 790.20924
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Byrd Hoffman Foundation
 
Most widely held works by Byrd Hoffman Foundation
Robert Wilson, the theater of images by Robert Wilson( Book )

4 editions published in 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stations by Robert Wilson( Visual )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in French and English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Stations, Wilson envisions the mind of an eleven-year-old boy and his relation to the outside world. As a boy looks out his kitchen window daydreams and fantasies unfold in a universe both magical and sinister. Wilson uses elements such as fire, metal, wind, and water as departure points for a series of elegant pictoral compositions and evocative metaphors
Deafman glance a work for television by Robert Wilson( Visual )

4 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This haunting work tells a stark and stylized story of murder, using time and space, light and movement, and isolated sound in place of spoken words. The ritualistic action is both dreamlike and sinister. A somber, menacing woman washes white dishes and a gleaming carving knife, and then slowly attacks first one yong boy and then another
Stations a work for television( Visual )

7 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An enigmatic work in which Wilson envisions the daydreams and fantasies of an eleven-year-old boy as a universe both magical and sinister. The tape's pivotal image is a young boy looking through a large window in the kitchen of his home, which becomes the portal for his dramatic, often startling inner fantasies. Fire, metal, wind, glass and water, among other elements, serve as points of departure for a series of pictorial compositions and evocative metaphors
The Byrd Hoffman School of Byrds : textes, images, gravures, dessins, notes de travail sur les spectacles de la Compagnie( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Einstein on the beach( Visual )

6 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is an incomplete recording of Robert Wilson and Philip Glass' opera Einstein on the beach at its premiere in Avignon
Edison pièce en quatre actes[--music] by Robert Wilson( Recording )

4 editions published in 1979 in No Linguistic content and Multiple languages and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studio mix #2 of the play with sound effects, music, and text. For studio mix #1, see *LDC 36836. The cataloger was unable to determine the precise nature of the difference between the two mixes
The life and times of Sigmund Freud [--sustained organ music]( Recording )

3 editions published in 1969 and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 1 features an unidentified person playing the piano and singing/yelling. The content is similar to that of the first 39 min. of Disc 2 (ca. 12 min.). Next is Wilson being interviewed by an unknown interviewer (Mary Peer?) about The life and times of Sigmund Freud (ca. 32 min.). Following Wilson is a spoken passage by an unidentified man and pop music taped off the radio. The content is similar to that of the last 27 min. of Disc 2. Disc 2 features unidentified people playing the piano and singing/yelling (ca. 39 min.). Next is a number of spoken passages and pop music taped off the radio (27 min.)
Deafman glance : performed by the Byrd Hoffman School of Byrds by Robert Wilson( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stationen( Visual )

1 edition published in 1982 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

''Stations, a work for television written and directed by Robert Wilson, depicts the daydreams and fantasies of an 11 year-old boy [told in 13 parts]. The pivotal image is that of the young boy looking through a large window in the kitchen of his home. The window provides the portal for the child's fantasies inside and outside his home. There is no dialogue or spoken language" -- Stations' press packet
The $ value of man [--performance excerpts] by Robert Wilson( Recording )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mixed excerpts from a rehearsal? of the play The $ value of man, which premiered at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in Brooklyn, New York, on May 8, 1975
The death of King Lear a video( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Wilson performs in this short video work which incorporates William Carlos Williams' poem, The last words of my English grandmother, and John Gielgud's King Lear soliloquy performed in the television work, Ages of Man
Deafman glance a work for television[--sound and music effects] by Robert Wilson( Recording )

1 edition published in 1981 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Compilation of sound and music effects for Deafman glance: a work for television
Overture for KA MOUNTAIN AND GUARDenia TERRACE a story about a family and some people changing[--spoken texts]( Recording )

1 edition published in 1972 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The life and times of Sigmund Freud [--piano music] by Alan Huber Lloyd( Recording )

1 edition published in 1969 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Hoffman Foundation: Wayne County history scholarship essays submitted for ... scholarship awards by Byrd Hoffman Foundation( Book )

1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Tables of content, Hoffman essays, 1975-1981 by Byrd Hoffman Foundation( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Edison[--projected footage] pièce en quatre actes( Visual )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The stock footage and Edison films on these recordings, especially Disc 3, may have been projected during performances of Robert Wilson's play Edison
The life and times of Sigmund Freud [--organ music] by Dietrich Buxtehude( Recording )

1 edition published in 1969 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The knee plays from Einstein on the beach an opera in four acts( Visual )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"This evening we are presenting the five knee plays from Einstein on the beach. These are the short, connecting scenes which serve as the interludes before, between and after the main acts of the opera." -- Program
 
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Byrd Hoffman Watermill Foundation

Hoffman Foundation

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