Saved in:
Preview

Chance and circumstance : twenty years with Cage and Cunningham /

This long-awaited memoir is an intimate chronicle of a crucial era in modern dance: the story of Brown's own remarkable career, of the formative years of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, and of the two brilliant, iconoclastic, and forward-thinking artists at its center--Merce Cunningham and John...

Full description

Main Author: Brown, Carolyn, ballet-dancer.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2007
Edition: 1st ed.
Subjects:
Tags: Add Tag
No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!
Table of Contents:
  • Beginnings
  • Black mountain
  • New York: autumn 1952
  • New York: winter/spring 1953
  • Black mountain II
  • New York: autumn 1953
  • On the move: 1954-1955
  • The first touring years
  • The lean years
  • The VW years
  • The end of the beginning
  • Connecticut: summer 1958
  • Europe, at last!
  • "Success is dust!"
  • Moving into the sixties
  • Connecticut: summer 1960
  • Europe again: Venice 1960
  • Europe, continued: 1960
  • Troubling times: 1960-1961
  • Connecticut: summer 1961
  • Moving ahead
  • Ups and downs
  • Some ventures afield
  • World tour / part I
  • World tour / part II
  • World tour / part III
  • World tour / part IV
  • World tour / part V
  • Another beginning
  • Full steam ahead
  • Where from here?
  • A professional company
  • Some subsidy at last
  • Mixed signals
  • The beginning of the end
  • Last chapter
  • New York: spring 2004.