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Dark Elegies

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dc.contributor.author Soder, Aidan, Performer
dc.contributor.other Mahler, Gustav, 1860-1911, Composer
dc.contributor.other Tudor, Antony, 1909-1987, Choreographer
dc.contributor.other University of Missouri--Kansas City. Conservatory of Music and Dance. Dance Division. en-US
dc.contributor.other University of Missouri--Kansas City. Conservatory of Music and Dance. Orchestra en-US
dc.contributor.other Jordan, James, Choreographer en-US
dc.contributor.other Weber, Paula, Choreographer en-US
dc.date Performance on Friday, April 15, 2011 en-US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-05-08T16:30:12Z
dc.date.available 2012-05-08T16:30:12Z
dc.date.issued 2012-05-08
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10355/14131
dc.description.abstract The "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. en-US
dc.description.sponsorship Antony Tudor's "Dark Elegies" is a major featured work from an outside institution, the Tudor Trust.
dc.description.tableofcontents Chapters 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.extent 27 min. en-US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject Songs on the death of children en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Children--Death en-US
dc.title Dark Elegies en_US
dc.title.alternative Kindertotenlieder en-US
dc.type Video en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor Antony Tudor Ballet Trust en-US


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