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dc.contributor.authorSoder, Aidan, Performereng
dc.contributor.otherMahler, Gustav, 1860-1911, Composereng
dc.contributor.otherTudor, Antony, 1909-1987, Choreographereng
dc.contributor.otherUniversity of Missouri--Kansas City. Conservatory of Music and Dance. Dance Division.eng
dc.contributor.otherUniversity of Missouri--Kansas City. Conservatory of Music and Dance. Orchestraeng
dc.contributor.otherJordan, James, Choreographereng
dc.contributor.otherWeber, Paula, Choreographereng
dc.contributor.sponsorAntony Tudor Ballet Trusteng
dc.datePerformance on Friday, April 15, 2011eng
dc.date.issued2012-05-08eng
dc.description.abstractThe "story" in Dark Elegies is really a series of scenes in which we see the varied reactions of a small community when their children die without reason. The songs (in German) are "Kindertotenlieder" or songs on the death of children (literally ChildDeathSongs). In the work, Tudor is coming from a frame of emotional reference in which the ballet choreography often resembles modern dance and German folk dances, moving weight into the earth. Dark Elegies does not use "off-the-shelf" (so to speak) ballet technique, it invented new and still distinct, ways of moving in ballet. This, from a perspective in time when each new piece was also a new dance invention.eng
dc.description.sponsorshipAntony Tudor's "Dark Elegies" is a major featured work from an outside institution, the Tudor Trust.eng
dc.description.tableofcontentsChapters 1-3: Nun will die Sonn' so hell aufgeh'n -- Chapters 4-6: Nun seh' ich wohl , warum so dunkle Flammen -- Chapters 7-9: Wenn dein Mutterlein -- Chapter 10: Oft denk' ich, sie sind nur ausgegangen -- Chapters 11-13: In diesem Wetter.ge
dc.format.extent27 min.eng
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10355/14131eng
dc.subjectSongs on the death of childreneng
dc.subject.lcshChildren--Deatheng
dc.titleDark Elegieseng
dc.title.alternativeKindertotenliedereng
dc.typeVideoeng


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