WorldCat Identities

Brockway, Merrill

Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works by Merrill Brockway
Choreography by Balanchine by Merrill Brockway( Visual )

15 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of selected Balanchine ballets
Jerzy Grotowski( Visual )

15 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in English and French and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grotowski, the director of the Polish Lab Theater, discusses the relationship between director and actor, a playwright's function, and the idea of his "poor" theater that renounces everything not essential to the work
Bunraku : the classical puppets of Japan( Visual )

17 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and French and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to the art of Bunraku, Japanese puppet theater. Includes performed excerpts from the play Sonezaki Shinju (The Love Suicides at Sonezaki) by the 18th century writer Chikamatsu Monzaemon
Peter Brook : conversations about theater( Visual )

15 editions published between 1973 and 2018 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Margaret Croyden's interview with Peter Brook after he returned from Africa with his Center of Research, a group of actors based in Paris. Brook explains his views on theater, cross-cultural performances, improvisation, Shakespeare, working with young actors
Onoe Baiko the Seventh as The salt-gatherer( Visual )

9 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The salt-gatherer, an 18th century Kabuki dance based on a Noh drama performed by Baiko VII, the famous Kabuki actor
Nightwalk( Visual )

7 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last performance of The Open Theater. Nightwalk is a collection of situations about the human condition
Balanchine essays. jumps.( Visual )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing upon their experience as principal dancers with George Balanchine's New York City Ballet, Suki Schorer and Merrill Ashley provide a detailed analysis and demonstration of ballet barre exercises, according to the principles of Balanchine technique. Schorer, a longtime teacher at the School of American Ballet, sets exercises intended to help the dancer learn and practice correct form, and both she and Ashley recall images Balanchine used in class to elicit desired movement qualities from the dancers
Balanchine essays. jumps( Visual )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing upon their experience as principal dancers with George Balanchine's New York City Ballet, Suki Schorer and Merrill Ashley provide a detailed analysis and demonstration of ballet barre exercises, according to the principles of Balanchine technique. Schorer, a longtime teacher at the School of American Ballet, sets exercises intended to help the dancer learn and practice correct form, and both she and Ashley recall images Balanchine used in class to elicit desired movement qualities from the dancers
Camera three( Visual )

6 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gisela May, star of Bertolt Brecht's East German theater, reminisces about the important German playwright and performs short pieces to illustrate his techniques and ideas. Most of this material is in German with English translations or explanations
Songs of Bertolt Brecht : Gisela May sings Brecht( Visual )

8 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in German and English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gisela May, star of Bertolt Brecht's East German theater the "Berliner Ensemble" sings songs (one in English, the others in German with subtitles on screen) on texts by Brecht to music by Kurt Weill, Hanns Eisler, and Paul Dessau. May introduces each song with an English explanation
The Norman Walker Dance Company( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performance by members of the Norman Walker Dance Company, a leading proponent of the "modern dance" movement
Search for ecstasy( Visual )

8 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A survey of different types of Moroccan dance as performed by the National Dance Company of Morocco, comprised of dancers from various tribes in a staged studio performance. The dances and costumes show a variety of influences from both Arabic and African sources. Noted dance authority Faubion Bowers also provides commentary about the dance forms and their meaning. Performance recorded in the television studio, preceded by approximately 3 min. of footage shot on location in Morocco
The Balanchine essays( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing upon their experience as principal dancers with George Balanchine's New York City Ballet, Suki Schorer and Merrill Ashley provide a detailed analysis and demonstration of the ballet steps passé and attitude, according to the principles of Balanchine technique. Schorer, a longtime teacher at the School of American Ballet, sets exercises intended to help the dancer learn and practice correct form, and both she and Ashley recall images Balanchine used in class to elicit desired movement qualities from the dancers. Brief phrases from Balanchine's ballets illustrate the choreographic application of Balanchine technique
Balanchine essays : arabesque( Visual )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing upon their experience as principal dancers with George Balanchine's New York City Ballet, Suki Schorer and Merrill Ashley provide a detailed analysis and demonstration of the ballet step arabesque, according to the principles of Balanchine technique. Schorer, a longtime teacher at the School of American Ballet, sets exercises intended to help the dancer learn and practice correct form, and both she and Ashley recall images Balanchine used in class to elicit desired movement qualities from the dancers. Brief phrases from Balanchine's ballets illustrate the choreographic application of Balanchine technique. Excerpts from The nutcracker and Serenade open and close the program
Balanchine essays : port de bras and epaulement( Visual )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing upon their experience as principal dancers with George Balanchine's New York City Ballet, Suki Schorer and Merrill Ashley provide a detailed analysis and demonstration of ballet port de bras and épaulement, according to the principles of Balanchine technique. Schorer, a longtime teacher at the School of American Ballet, sets exercises intended to help the dancer learn and practice correct form, and both she and Ashley recall images Balanchine used in class to elicit desired movement qualities from the dancers. Brief phrases from Balanchine's ballets Divertimento no. 15 and Symphony in C illustrate the choreographic application of Balanchine technique
Camera three( Visual )

4 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program presents an experimental marriage of dance and video. Cunningham says they are not concerts but "events." His commentary links the various aspects of these performances
Tennessee Williams : Orpheus of the American stage : a film( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of Tennessee Williams' life and work as a whole, ranging from his youth in Mississippi and in St. Louis to success and acclaim, followed by the final difficult years. Includes some of the most celebrated scenes from film adaptations of Williams' work. Contains footage of Williams being interviewed. Includes conversations with David Frost, Edward R. Murrow, and Melvyn Bragg, as well as reminiscences from people who knew and worked with him, among them Edward Albee, Gore Vidal, and his lifelong friend, Lady Maria St. Just
Dances of Bali( Visual )

9 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents four Balinese dances with commentary. Bowers interviews two prominent dancers, translating their discussions of dancing techniques and symbolism and the role of dance in their culture
Balanchine : the father of American ballet( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and Swedish and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through rare archival audio and video footage, interviews, film and photographs, this program traces Balanchine's life from his youth, through his work for Hollywood and Broadway, to his ultimate creation of the New York City Ballet
Surprise was my teacher : memories and confessions of a television producer/director who came of age during television's adolescence by Merrill Brockway( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.36 (from 0.25 for Tennessee ... to 0.82 for Interview ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Surprise was my teacher : memories and confessions of a television producer/director who came of age during television's adolescence
Covers
Surprise was my teacher : memories and confessions of a television producer/director who came of age during television's adolescence
Alternative Names
Merrill Brockway born:1923-02-28 ied:2013-05-02 Brockway, Merrill, 1923-2013

Languages
English (176)

German (7)

French (2)

Swedish (1)