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Tendu TV, Inc

Overview
Works: 36 works in 71 publications in 1 language and 7,039 library holdings
Genres: Internet videos  Educational films  History  Nonfiction films  Drama  Biography  Documentary films  Filmed dance 
Classifications: PN1997, E
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Most widely held works by Inc Tendu TV
Don Quichot : the Dutch National Ballet( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Quichot is a dazzling display of high spirits, virtuosity and Spanish temperament. The flamboyant leaps, dizzying pirouettes and crisp pointe work that are standard features of the production give the performers every opportunity to show off their technical prowess. But at the same time, the comic story based on Cervantes' masterpiece makes strong demands on the dancers' acting abilities. The leading Russian choreographer Alexei Ratmansky drew inspiration for his production from the libretto of the first version of Don Quichot by Marius Petipa, created in 1869. The former artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet and Artist in Residence of the American Ballet Theatre has also added his own elements and choreography to the ballet. The modern designs by the renowned French designer Jérôme Kaplan, refer to the times of Cervantes
How to Dance Through Time( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to Dance Through Time, Volume I gives clear and repeated instructions to teach viewers the Waltz, Gallop, Polka, Schottische, and Polka Mazurka; five dances that were essential for anyone attending a mid-19th century ball. For the first time, dance partners held each other in a face-to-face embrace as they turned and swirled around the ballroom
How to Dance Through Time( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Victorian Era's themes of freedom and revelry were manifest in the ballroom; dancers added new embellishments to classic dances. Volume V of the How to Dance Through Time introduces 24 versions of the Waltz, Polka, Galop (Gallop), and Mazurka. In Victorian times, the Waltz burgeoned with multiple new turning patterns; the Polka developed whimsical, hopping variations; the Galop rose to a new level of expertise; and the Mazurka blossomed into virtuosic displays of skillfulness
How to Dance Through Time( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume II of the How to Dance Through Time series provides instructions and demonstrations of 44 fun, catchy steps. Learn about the social background and development of early 20th century ballroom dances the Castle Walk, Tango, Maxixe, and Hesitation Waltz, as well as Ragtime "animal" dances including the Fox Trot, Horse Trot, Kangaroo Hop, Duck Waddle, Squirrel, Chicken Scratch, Turkey Trot, and Grizzly Bear. You'll also learn about America's Ragtime music and cultural movement
How to Dance Through Time( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume VI of the How to Dance Through Time series reveals social interactions in the 19th century ballroom and demonstrates group dance formations and figures. Dancers parade around the room to view prospective dance partners-and to be viewed by others-in the Grand March. Next, the Lancers' Quadrille, a forerunner to the American square dance, exhibits a variety of the period's fluid, geometric patterns in five sections. Lastly, the coquettish Cotillon gives dancers many opportunities to pick and choose new partners in a series of complex, flirtatious dancing games that symbolized the democratization of late 19th century society
Alonzo King Lines Ballet by Alonzo King( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Choreographer Alonzo King, acclaimed as "one of the few, true Ballet Masters of our times" by world-famous William Forsythe, works with his company The Alonzo King LINES Ballet in San Francisco. Before founding LINES Ballet in 1982, King worked for companies around the world, including the Frankfurt Ballet, the Joffrey Ballet, the Dance Theatre of Harlem, the Washington Ballet, and the Hong Kong Ballet. With its global perspective on dance, the LINES Ballet attracts worldwide attention combining modern dance and classical ballet. Alonzo King gives his dancers the chance to get involved into the creative process of the choreography. This film includes live performances of "Scheherazade," "Dust and Light," and "Triangle of the Squinches"
How to Dance Through Time( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The third volume of How to Dance Through Time explores Italian Renaissance dance through the famous suite, Nido d'Amore (Nest of Love) comprising a romantic, episodic story of a couple's courtship. The suite begins with a refined introduction (The Opening), explodes with energetic jumps into a male display of bravado (The Galliard), builds to mutual ecstasy (The Saltarello), and culminates in a statement of strong individualism (The Canary). This film includes concise instructions for each step demonstrated by professional dancers in period costume, a historical background, and a final performance
Check Your Body at the Door : the Elusive, Artful World of Club Dancing( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Check Your Body at the Door is an exhaustive 20-year study of underground House dancing funded by the National Endowment of the Arts/ Dance Heritage Initiative and produced by dance critic and historian Sally Sommer, PhD. As a historical document, the film answers: What did House dancing look like? Who were the dancers? Why did they dance?
German Lineage In Modern Dance : Wigman, Hoyer, Holm, Nikolais, Louis( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

German Lineage In Modern Dance: Solos by Wigman, Hoyer, Holm, Nikolais, Louis celebrates the legacy of modern dance that started in Germany before World War I and expanded into new dimensions in the United States in the late 20th century. The influence of German Expression Dance, or Ausdruckstanz, has spanned decades and spread to diverse areas globally. Works of each choreographer are highlighted through solos, narration and original photographs. Includes excerpts from "Witch Dance" and "Swinging Landscapes" by Mary Wigman (Germany); "Affectos Humanos" by Dore Hoyer (Germany); "Homage to Mahler" by Hanya Holm (Germany & U.S.); "Tribe" by Alwin Nikolais (U.S.); and "Figura" by Murray Louis (U.S.)
The New Dance Group Gala Historical Concert : Retrospective 1930s-1970s( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mid-20th century period of dance produced many fascinating and artistically significant dances worthy of preservation. Members of The New Dance Group were idealistic artistic innovators that aimed to make dance a viable statement about the social injustices of the world. This film presents some of the most influential New Dance Group (New York, N.Y.) pioneers' legendary work and pays heed their message of social consciousness. Produced by the American Dance Guild in June 1993, it includes mini-interviews with the choreographers
Dancing The Big Apple 1937 : African Americans Inspire a National Craze( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1937, the nation struggled to recover from the Great Depression. Americans from every background let loose in the Big Apple circle dance, memorialized by Frankie Manning's choreography for Harlem dancers in the film "Keep Punching." This documentary portrays the Big Apple craze from its discovery in Columbia, South Carolina, and explores its African ceremonial roots. As this video reveals, the Big Apple was a unifying experience that provided joy at a time when there was little to celebrate. Cued by a caller, dancers performed moves from the Lindy Hop, Shag, Charleston, and popular jazz steps like Trucking and Pecking. Individual dancers or couples were invited to improvise in the center of the circle. Written and directed by Judy Pritchett, this documentary includes rare archival dance film footage and historical commentary
America Dances! 1897-1948: A Collector's Edition of Social Dance in Film( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program presents original film clips of Americans dancing iconic and vintage dances. Dancetime Publications has culled footage from multiple archives and libraries to create this collection of pivotal dance moments reflecting changing trends, expertise, and taste. A chronicle of American dance culture, this retrospective ranges from people dancing at social events to top ballroom performers, as well as showing rare footage of African American and Latin dance heritage. Includes clips from silent films, newsreels, instructional films, and feature films comprise this video. Note: This historical recording may contain variations in audio and video quality based on the limitations of the original source material
History & Concept Of Hip Hop Dance : the Street Culture that became a Global Expression( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary explores the history and scope of the hip-hop dance style. The movement is also studied as a global marketing phenomenon. Despite its popularity, hip-hop struggles to define its historical lineage, concept, origins, aesthetics, and generational acceptance. Discover how it was first introduced to mainstream America in the early 1970s as break dancing (or b-boying). Learn how hip-hop has evolved and where it's headed
Tap Dance History : From Vaudeville to Film( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program presents a collection of rarely seen original film footage from Soundies and short films of the 1930s and 1940s. The films come from the private collection of Mark Cantor's Celluloid Improvisations Music Film Archive, a collection of 4000 preserved jazz-musicals, and from the Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection, of the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution. Every selection has been carefully researched by Andrew J. Nemr of the The Tap Legacy Foundation and was selected to educate and enlighten dance professionals and aficionados. The narration adds background information on the legendary performers in this program, such as Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, Bill Mahoney, the Berry Brothers, Slick and Slack, Juanita Pitts, and Stump and Stumpy
The Art Of Baroque Dance : Folies d'Espagne from Page to Stage by Nataly Van Parys( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film layers historic architectural and artistic images to provide an in-depth view of the process of recreating Baroque dance. Based on a notation system devised by 17th century dance masters Raoul-Auger Feuillet and Pierre Beauchamps under King Louis XIV, it exemplifies five important characteristics of French Baroque dance: dance notation, treatment of space, arm embellishments, relation to music, and interpretation by the individual dancer. Written and directed by choreographer and dance historian Natalie van Parys
Sensuality & Nationalism In Romantic Ballet( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program integrates documentary information with re-staged dances based on literature and iconography to reveal 19th century ballet innovations. Bridging the gap from Baroque dance to Romantic Ballet, this period offered a revolutionary focus highlighting the stories and characters of everyday people, inspired by a combination of dynamic influences from 'national dance'. Re-staged dances include Fanny Elssler's signature dance "Cachucha" and works by Henri Justamant, a French ballet master who notated scores of more than 100 ballets. Footage is supplemented by illustrations from the Derra de Moroda Dance Archives of Salzburg, Austria. The Written by University of Salzburg Department of Dance Studies Chair Professor Claudia Jeschke, and New York City Ailey School ballet teacher Robert Atwood
Labyrinth Within : Dance Film with Wendy Whelan, Pontus Lidberg and Giovanni Bucchieri( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Enemy Within is a short narrative film that brings together some of the most well-known and talented dancers in their respective genres. Featuring Matthew Rushing, Rehearsal Director with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Tiler Peck, Principal Dancer with New York City Ballet, YouTube sensation Marquese 'Nonstop' Scott and Samantha Figgins, dancer with Complexions Contemporary Ballet, the film captures the beauty of human movement through a cinematic, narrative lens. In this film, Insecurity (portrayed by Figgins) stalks the three individuals as they are forced to conquer their deepest vulnerabilities. Tackling beauty, self-image, and confidence this project weaves fine art at the highest level with street dance and film to tell the story of The Enemy Within
Enemy Within, Dance Film with documentary starring Tiler Peck, Marquese Non-Stop Scott and Matthew Rushing( Visual )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A haunting take on jealousy, this existential thriller posits a man, a woman, and an elusive lover in a series of intense pas de deux in a stark apartment that becomes a fourth character. Danced to a commissioned score by David Lang with solo cello by Maya Beiser, the work features NYCB principal Wendy Whelan, Giovanni Bucchieri and Swedish choreographer Pontus Lidberg, (The Rain, Mirror) also known for his work with Morphoses
Jiri Kylian's Black and White Ballets( Visual )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Choreographed over a six year period, the ballets in the "Black and White" series provide arresting examples of Jiri Kylian's style and fully justify his reputation as one of the most inventive and daring choreographers on today's dance scene. The dances include: "Sarabande" with music by Bach, "Petite Mort" with music by Mozart, "Sweet Dreams" with music by Webern, "No More Play" with music by Webern, "Falling Angels" with music by Reich, "Six Dances" with music by Mozart
Netherlands Dance Theater Celebrates Jiri Kylian( Visual )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this film celebrating choreographer Jiri Kylian, the Netherlands Dance Theater performs "Bella Figura" set to music by Foss, Pergolesi, Marcello, Vivaldi, and Torelli; "Sleepless" set to music by Dirk Haubrich; and "Birth-Day" set to music by Mozart
 
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