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Cronson, Mary Sharp

Overview
Works: 362 works in 472 publications in 1 language and 577 library holdings
Genres: Scores  Musical settings  Chamber music  Songs  Manuscripts  Parts (Music)  Sacred music  Filmed performances  Filmed dance  Filmed panel discussions 
Roles: Producer, Speaker
Classifications: M1621.4.H37, 792.8028
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Mary Sharp Cronson
 
Most widely held works by Mary Sharp Cronson
God only knows : for soprano and piano (2007) by John Harbison( )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andante espressivo : for cello and piano : (2001) by Charles Wuorinen( )

1 edition published in 2016 and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Restless Creature: A project of the Wendy Whelan New Works Initiative : Works & Process at the Guggenheim( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Panel discussion 1: Wendy Whelan discusses the creation of Shen Wei's Body Study III, adjusting to the music; working in the studio with Shen Wei, this work being his first on pointe, how Whelan began the Restless Creature project, working with four choreographers and how they met, working with Jerome Robbins compared to working with these four young choreographers, and setting up the next piece by Joshua Beamish. Panel discussion 2: The four choreographers and Wendy Whelan discuss the creation process for each of their dances and working with Whelan, Whelan talks about the trust and chemistry needed for a pas de deux and the inner narrative used in a male/female duet, how important women were in Balanchine's works compared to this project, and setting up the next piece by Brian Brooks
Peter and the wolf : Works & process at the Guggenheim( Visual )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The narrator (Isaac Mizrahi) reads the story of Peter & the wolf, between the musical sections
Poetry into music with Dana Gioia, in celebration of The Hudson Review's 60th anniversary : Works & process at the Guggenheim( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program in celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Hudson Review includes musical settings of poems by Dana Gioia, a reading of poems by Gioia, and a panel discussion with Gioia and Sarah Rothenberg. Gioia speaks about his dual careers in poetry and business; his use of everyday middle-class life as subject matter for poetry; whom he sees as his audience; his musical training and love of music; his attitude towards rhyme, meter and form in poetry; the audience's role in completing a poem; textual and emotional difficulties in interpreting poetry; and his libretto for the opera Nosferatu, based on the film by F.W. Murnau. The composers of the settings speak about why and how they chose to set particular poems
Green aria, a scent opera : Works & process at the Guggenheim( Visual )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Green aria is a multi-sensory performance that combines music and scents. The creators of the scent opera speak about the genesis of the project, how each collaborator became involved and their creative processes. The composers discuss how they responded to the precise timing of the libretto, in which each character is portrayed by a scent, and how they selected the instruments to correspond to the scents. Perfumer Christophe Laudamiel speaks about the technical challenges involved in delivering the scents to the audience. The panelists speak about the structure of the libretto and the relationships between different sensory perceptions. A full performance of Green aria follows; portions of the opera have no visual component
Armitage Gone! Dance, the elegant universe : Works & process at the Guggenheim( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program was presented in collaboration with the World Science Festival. An excerpt from Connoisseurs of chaos and a series of excerpts from the work-in-progress The elegant universe are interspersed with discussions of physics. Karole Armitage speaks about how her choreography was inspired by and reflects the ideas of relativity, quantum mechanics and string theory, drawn from the book The elegant universe by Brian Greene. Greene offers further explanation and discussion of the history of relativity and quantum theory, the uncertainty principal, and the attempt to unify physics through string theory. Lukas Ligeti speaks about the musical score, how musics is related to physics, the influence of African percussion on his work, and the marimba lumina
Season of Cambodia, Khmeropédies III: Source/Primate : Works & Process at the Guggenheim( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emmanuéle Phuon and Eric J. Sargis discuss their backgrounds and how they began working together on this project, Phuon talks about Khmeropédies I & II and why she decided to work with Cambodian dancers, where the title originated, how her task for this project involved using the Cambodian language and taking it in a new western direction, the juxtaposition of the traditional monkey role with the natural monkey movement, how the Cambodian training of the dancers helped in this creative process, the process involved with transferring the movement to the dancers, Phuon's choreographic process, and what she gave the dancers and what she took away from the experience
The Metropolitan Opera, the tempest : Works & process at the Guggenheim( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Adès reflects on how he created his operatic version of The tempest while Robert Lepage discusses the new production, which followed his many stagings of the Shakespeare play
Robert Wilson, KOOL, dancing in my mind : Works & process at the Guggenheim( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

KOOL, dancing in my mind is "a performance/portrait of choreographer and dancer Suzushi Hanayagi by Robert Wilson, Carla Blank and Richard Rutkowski"--Program notes. The project was commissioned to accompany the exhibition The third mind: American artists contemplate Asia, 1860-1989 at the Guggenheim Museum. The performance is introduced by Alexandra Munroe and Carla Blank, who speak about Robert Wilson's past collaborations with Suzushi Hanayagi, a Japanese dancer who performed both traditional and avant-garde dance. Blank discusses her own involvement with the project, which began with Wilson visiting Hanayagi in Osaka, Japan, when she was sufferering from advanced Alzheimer's disease. Wilson created a video of Hanayagi's face, hands and feet, which accompanies the live performance, along with archival video footage of performances by Hanayagi. The sound score includes music written by David Byrne for The knee plays, the first collaboration between Wilson and Hanayagi, and the text of letters, writings and interviews with Hanayagi, read by others. Blank explains the significance of the project's title. A complete performance of the piece follows
Tectonic Theater Project: The Tallest Tree in the Forest : Works & Process at the Guggenheim( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Panel discussion 1: Daniel Beaty discusses what brought him to Robeson and the Tectonic Theater Project's legacy of projects and themes, Erika Floreska talks about Tectonic and why they were interested in Beaty's project, what intrigues and challenges Beaty and what causes him to create one man plays, and Paul Robeson background story not seen in the performance excerpts. Panel discussion 2: Floreska discusses how the elements of duality might look on stage and how this might translate to the set, Beaty talks about Robeson awakening as an artist activist, Robeson returning to America to help fight the war against Fascism, and what it is like for Beaty to portray different characters including Robeson's wife Eslanda
Paul Taylor: A Closer Look, Works & Process at the Guggenheim( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York Theatre Workshop, Aftermath, a sneak preview : Works & process at the Guggenheim( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Excerpts from Aftermath: the Iraqi refugee project, are interspersed with panel discussion with the play's creators. Blank and Jensen discuss the genesis of the project; the challenges presented by political theater; how they conducted interviews with Iraqi refugees in Jordan and adapted the transcripts into the play's script; their personal reactions to what they heard; what people can do to help the refugees; the body language of the interviewees; their decision to make their translator a character; the methodology of documentary theater; their play The exonerated and other past projects; what they hope audiences will take from the play
Holiday concert : Works & process at the Guggenheim( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A concert of choral holiday music in the rotunda of the Guggenheim Museum
Nacho Duato : Works & process at the Guggenheim( Visual )

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

Nacho Duato discusses his childhood, dance career and his company, Compañía Nacional de Danza, interspersed with performed excerpts. He talks about his inspirations, becoming artistic director of the Compañía Nacional de Danza, and the reasons for leaving the company in July 2010
Blind Lemon blues : Works & process at the Guggenheim( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Janet Hill moderates a panel discussion about the new musical Blind Lemon blues. Panelists include playwright Alan Govenar; playwright/director/choreographer, Akin Babatunde ; Alisa Peoples Yarbrough and Lillias White. Govenar speaks about the history of the blues. Babatunde talks about why he focused on Blind Lemon Jefferson and his influence on other musicians such as Leadbelly and Carl Perkins. Govenar talks about the significance of blues music. Alisa Peoples Yarbrough talks about the significance of women and the blues and performs Indiana Harbor. Lillias White talks about how she got involved in Blind Lemon blues. Babatunde talks about the musical staging and choreography for the show and Govenar talks about the role of Norma Miller in creating the choreography for the show and the few facts that we know about Jefferson's life. Rather than recreating Blind Lemon Jefferson they strived to create a metaphor for the era of the 1920s
Romulus : Works & process at the Guggenheim( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Jarden introduces the world premiere of Romulus, an opera in one act, based on an English translation by Barnett Shaw of a play by Alexander Dumas, père, produced in association with the Washington Square Ensemble and American Opera Projects
The Eos Orchestra : Works & process at the Guggenheim( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A children's program that begins with an introduction to the instruments in the orchestra. Composer Jonathan Sheffer then talks about his opera Blood on the dining room floor, based on a book by Gertrude Stein and describes how an opera is put together. The cast performs scenes 6, 7 and 9
John Zorn, Shir Ha-Shirim : Works & process at the Guggenheim( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Zorn designed this evening of music and dance inspired by the Song of songs. The first half consists of instrumental music, the second half of vocal music with recitation of the text in Hebrew, accompanied by dancers performed choreography based on traditional Cambodian dance. Between the two halves Zorn and choreographer Sophiline Cheam Shapiro discuss their collaboration, the development of the project and how they approached the material
Karlheinz Stockhausen : Works & process at the Guggenheim( Visual )

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

Performance of two works composed by Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928-2007)
 
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