WorldCat Identities

Mark Morris Dance Group

Overview
Works: 210 works in 290 publications in 3 languages and 2,261 library holdings
Genres: Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Filmed dance  Dance films  Drama  Film adaptations  Filmed performances  Filmed ballets  Nonfiction television programs  Dance television programs 
Roles: Dancer, Performer
Classifications: M1500.P98, 793.319744
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Most widely held works about Mark Morris Dance Group
 
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Most widely held works by Mark Morris Dance Group
Never stand still( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary dancers and choreographers Merce Cunningham, Paul Taylor, Suzanne Farrell, Mark Morris, Judith Jamison, and Bill Irwin appear alongside new innovators to reveal the passion, discipline, and daring of the world of dance. Featured are amazing performances by world-renowned dancers interwoven with intimate interviews, behind-the-scenes insights, and rare archival footage
The hard nut : [ballet in two acts] by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

25 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Production of the famous ballet, updated with the sensibilities of the 1960s and 1970s. Production based on the work of Charles Burns
Dido & Aeneas by Henry Purcell( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A danced performance of the Baroque opera Dido and Aeneas. Dido, the noble queen of Carthage, has fallen in love with the Trojan Prince Aeneas. While the court celebrates the imminent union of the two monarchs, the evil sorceress with her coven of witches plots their downfall. Romance leads to hearbreak and tragedy
Capturing grace( Visual )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2018 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary about people with Parkinson's disease who join forces with the renowned Mark Morris Dance Group to create a unique performance in Brooklyn, N.Y
Mark Morris : the hidden soul of harmony (excerpts from L'allegro, il penseroso ed il moderato) by Nigel Wattis( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features Mark Morris at work in Brussels, discussing his choreography, its inspiration, and its realization through interviews with Mark Morris and others ; Handel's L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato forms the center piece of the work
L'allegro, il penseroso ed il moderato by George Frideric Handel( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mark Morris Dance Group performs to Handel's music, with choreography by Morris. With the Teatro Real Orchestra and Chorus
Falling down stairs : [featuring Suite no. 3 for unaccompanied cello] by Johann Sebastian Bach( Visual )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and German and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yo-Yo Ma and choreographer Mark Morris collaborate in an interdisciplinary artistic exploration of dance inspired by Bach's third suite for solo cello
Inspired by Bach. falling down stairs ; Sarabande( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarabande: "Yo-Yo Ma (playing himself) arrives in Toronto, amidst a certain amount of confusion, to perform in concert and teach a master class. In various time frames, parallel story lines develop involving a dying physician, the young female doctor taking over his practice, the old doctor's real estate agent, her boyfriend, Yo-Yo Ma, and his limosine driver. The characters come into contact with Bach's suite at various times and under different circumstances. All of them experience an emotional transformation, related to the depth of their relationship with the music and each other"--The Egoyan nucleus : web guide to Atom Egoyan
Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell( Visual )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A danced performance of the Baroque opera Dido and Aeneas. Dido, the noble queen of Carthage, has fallen in love with the Trojan Prince Aeneas. While the court celebrates the imminent union of the two monarchs, the evil sorceress with her coven of witches plots their downfall. Romance leads to hearbreak and tragedy
Spirit of Dance( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the occasion of the 15th anniversary of Dance Umbrella, a presenter of dance in the Boston area, its founder and director Jeremy Alliger looks back at its origin and history. Among the activities he discusses are residency programs for artists in Boston, the commissioning of new works, the presentation of underrepresented dance forms, the educational outreach program, working with other presenters, bringing companies from abroad, and plans for an international festival of wheelchair dance. The many video excerpts include an a cappella tap solo by Gregory Hines; Mark Morris in a solo from his work Three preludes; the Mark Morris Dance Group in an excerpt from Morris's Gloria; the American Indian Dance Theatre; Elizabeth Streb's Ringside company; an aerial dancing piece titled Night thoughts; Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane & Company in an excerpt from Jones's Still/Here; the Butō dance company Sankaï Juku; and AXIS Dance Troupe and Cando/Co in examples of wheelchair dancing. Additionally, a compilation of the highlights of Dance Umbrella's upcoming season includes briefer excerpts of Michael Moschen, Savion Glover, scenes from the musical Stomp, and a hip hop company
Falling down stairs ; Sarabande by Johann Sebastian Bach( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Falling down stairs, Mark Morris choreographs a dance based on Bach's Third Suite. In Sarabande, director Atom Egoyan's dramatic film explores the relationships between musician and listener, revealing the generosity of spirit and love that flow from Yo-Yo Ma's performance of Bach's Fourth Suite
Inspired by Bach( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yo-Yo Ma and choreographer Mark Morris collaborate in an interdisciplinary artistic exploration of dance inspired by Bach's third suite for solo cello
The Hard nut : ballet in two acts( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Production of the famous ballet, updated with the sensibilities of the 1960s and 1970s. Production based somewhat on the work of Charles Burns
Dance for PD at home( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moves based on tap, ballet, jazz, modern dance, and improvisation, specially designed for people with Parkinson's disease. Movements may be done seated or standing. Disc includes a practice class and a "through class" for users able to maintain a more constant pace
Inspired by Bach( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yo-Yo Ma and choreographer Mark Morris collaborate in an interdisciplinary artistic exploration of dance inspired by Bach's third suite for solo cello
Suite for violin with American gamelan by Lou Harrison( )

2 editions published in 1973 and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mark Morris Dance Group and Yo-Yo Ma( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dido and Aeneas : a danced opera by Henry Purcell( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A danced performance of the Baroque opera Dido and Aeneas. Dido, the noble queen of Carthage, has fallen in love with the Trojan Prince Aeneas. While the court celebrates the imminent union of the two monarchs, the evil sorceress with her coven of witches plots their downfall. Romance leads to hearbreak and tragedy
The death of Klinghoffer( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hard nut, December 18, 1998( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names

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Morris Dance Group

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Languages
English (107)

Italian (1)

German (1)