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The Green Table: The Labanotation Score, Text, Photographs and Music (Language of Dance Series #8)
     

The Green Table: The Labanotation Score, Text, Photographs and Music (Language of Dance Series #8)

by Ann Hutchinson Guest, Markard, Frederic A. Cohen, Kurt Jooss, Hutchinson Guest
 

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ISBN-10: 0415942551

ISBN-13: 9780415942553

Pub. Date: 12/28/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

* Score, photographs, and production details of one of this century's best-loved ballets
• Includes rare archival material
• Packaged with audio CD This work brings together the complete dance score of The Green Table--one of the most famous ballets of the 20th century--in Labanotation, along with music notation for the piano accompaniment and a

Overview

* Score, photographs, and production details of one of this century's best-loved ballets
• Includes rare archival material
• Packaged with audio CD This work brings together the complete dance score of The Green Table--one of the most famous ballets of the 20th century--in Labanotation, along with music notation for the piano accompaniment and a complete recording of the accompaniment on CD. It also includes several essays about the work and its genesis, and many historic production photographs. This book is an important item for all colleges with dance programs to own in their libraries and for scholars interested in the study of contemporary dance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415942553
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/2002
Series:
Language of Dance Series , #8
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
434
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1
Introduction to the Seriesvii
Forewordix
Acknowledgmentsxi
Labanotation Glossary1
Breakdown of the Choreographic Content11
The Choreographic Score of The Green Table15
Scene 1The Gentlemen in Black16
Scene 2The Dance of Death and Farewells52
Scene 3The Battle100
Scene 4The Refugees138
Scene 5The Partisan168
Scene 6The Brothel192
Scene 7The Aftermath235
Scene 8The Gentlemen in Black265
Part 2
Introduction1
Historical Background3
The Story of the Score7
Biography of Kurt Jooss9
Jooss' Wise Covenant with Death19
Rehearsal Requirements27
Casting29
Study and Rehearsal Notes31
Selected Photographs from The Green Table43
Appendix AChoreographic Works by Kurt Jooss71
Appendix BShort Biographies75
Appendix CInternational Productions of The Green Table77
Appendix DReference Materials79
Appendix EExcerpts from the Press83
Appendix FProduction History and Performance Information85
Appendix GThe Rehearsal Music87
Index143

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