La composition

Nouvelles de danse n° 36-37

By : Collective publication

Language : French

Topics : History and theory

Format : PDF

Number of pages : 256 pages

Publisher : Contredanse Editions

Year of publication : 1998

EAN : 9782930146775

What is the essence of a creation? How is the work of an artist or choreographer constructed? What choices can be made when faced with different compositional processes?

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In the book La composition, choreographers and artists approach the notion of composition in dance through the study of this concept in other disciplines such as the visual arts, music, architecture, ethnography…

The history of composition is also developed through a selection of fundamental texts by choreographers who left their mark on their time, confronted here with a more contemporary approach to composition in relation to new technologies.

With texts by Dominique Bagout, Susan Buirge, John Cage, Merce Cunningham, dECOi architecte, Anna Teresa De Keersmacker, Pierre Droulers, Katie Duck, Robert Ellis Dunn, William Forsythe, Anna Halprin, Louis Horst, Doris Humphrey, André Lepecki, Laurence Louppe, Alwin Nikolais, Alain Platel, Yvone Rainer, Oscar Schlemmer, Thecla Schiphorst, Meg Stuart…