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Komar, Chris

Overview
Works: 134 works in 161 publications in 1 language and 192 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Case studies  History 
Roles: Dancer, Host, Speaker, Performer, Honoree, Actor
Classifications: GV1783, 792.8
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CRWDSPCR ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This film documents the creation of CRWDSPCR, which Merce Cunningham choreographed with the aid of Life Forms computer software. Rehearsal footage is interspersed with comments from Cunningham and the dancers about how the computer software affects the choreorgaphy and the rehearsal process
Trackers [rehearsal] ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This disc contains a studio run-through of Trackers, in rehearsal clothes, without musical accompaniment. The rehearsal is filmed from an angle that does not show the whole studio
Points in space by Merce Cunningham Dance Company ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This hour-long broadcast begins with a documentary on the making of Points in space. The documentary includes interviews with the artists who collaborated on this work (Cunningham, Cage, Anastasi, Bradshaw, and dancer Catherine Kerr), interspersed with scenes of rehearsals in New York and recording in London. Cage is seen conferring with the computer experts at Brooklyn College who helped synthesize the score. Points in space is shown in its entirety at the end of the program
Loosestrife [rehearsal] ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This disc contains a studio run-through of Loosestrife, in rehearsal clothes, without musical accompaniment. The rehearsal is filmed from an angle that does not show the entire studio
Merce Cunningham, Charles Atlas & Chris Komar ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dancers, choreographers and videographers collaborating on videodance projects
Summerspace ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1974 and 1975 and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This disc contains a partial studio run-through of Summerspace, in rehearsal clothes, without musical accompaniment
Change of address [rehearsal] ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1992 and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This disc contains a studio run-through of Change of address, in rehearsal clothes, without musical accompaniment
Doubles [and] Pictures [rehearsals] ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1984 and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This tape contains studio run-throughs of Doubles and Pictures, in rehearsal clothes, without musical accompaniment. The remainder of the tape contains a dress rehearsal of Squaregame filmed in 1976
Doubletoss [rehearsal] ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1993 and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This disc contains two recordings of a run-through of the last 3 min. Doubletoss, filmed from different angles. For a full run-through of Doubletoss filmed on the same date, see *MGZIDVD 5-1000 (stage right) and *MGZIDVD 5-401 (stage left)
Squaregame video Merce Cunningham and Charles Atlas ( Visual )
and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Originally conceived for adaptation to video. Cunningham designed the choreography so that it would fit in a square area measured upon the larger rectangular space of the stage
Native green [rehearsal] ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1985 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This disc contains a studio run-through of Native green. The first 30 min. of the tape contains a run-through of Phrases
Inventions [rehearsal] ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This disc contains a run-through of Inventions, in rehearsal clothes, without musical accompaniment
August pace [with panel discussion excerpts] ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This disc contains a performance of August pace and excerpts from two panel discussions that took place during the symposium Celebrating Merce Cunningham at the University of California, Berkeley. The first panel, titled A kind of anarchy, features composer/musicians who collaborated with Cunningham discussing their own music and their work with the Cunningham company. The panelists discuss the influence of electronic technology on their music; their views on various contemporary composers; and the process of their collaborations with Merce Cunningham. In the second panel, John Cage speaks about the relationship between his graphic art work and his music; Cunningham speaks about his dancers' timing and the introduction of replacement dancers in his company
Inlets 2 [and] Roaratorio [rehearsals] ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This tape contains studio run-throughs of Inlets 2 and Roaratorio, in rehearsal clothes, without musical accompaniment
Shards [and] Fabrications [rehearsals] ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1987 and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This disc contains studio run-throughs of Shards and Fabrications, in rehearsal clothes, without musical accompaniment. The first 16 min. of the tape contains a partial run-through of Arcade recorded in 1985
Merce Cunningham Dance Company in performance at Zellerbach Hall, May 2, 1992 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Torse ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1976 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This tape contains a studio run-through of Torse, without music. The remainder of the tape contains performances of Septet and Nightwandering
Rhythms in space ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Chris Komar, a dancer with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, hosts a television program exploring the concept of rhythms in space. The program begins with a short solo danced by Komar. Mark Lancaster discusses his costume designs for the Cunningham company and Charles Atlas discusses the videos he created for the company and independently. The guests discuss the relations between visual and sound rhythms, and take calls from viewers. Video segments are shown, including excerpts from Merce Cunningham's Blue studio, Fractions, and Video triangle; Vertiges, choreographed and performed by Karole Armitage; and non-dance videos created by Atlas. The last segment is a video made by Komar and a Channel L production crew, in which Komar dances on the streets of Manhattan and in the subway, with music by John Cage
Enter 2 rehearsal ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Field and figures [excerpt] [rehearsal] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This disc contains a partial run-through of Field and figures, in rehearsal clothes and without musical accompaniment
 
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