Ref NoBV/J/1896
TitleBodenwieser Reconstructions \ University of Surrey \ 4 \ Bodenwieser Exercises, Slavonic Dance; 5 \ Bodenwieser Exercises; 6 \ Demon Machine, Death and the Maiden
Extent1 VHS videotape
DescriptionRehearsals and performances of reconstructions done by Bettina Vernon and Evelyn Ippen at the University of Surrey for Carol Brown's MA dissertation. Developments of two Bodenwieser exercises are demonstrated as well as three dance works: Slavonic Dance (Bodenwieser), danced by Carol Brown; Demon Machine (Bodenwieser), danced by Carol Brown, Margarita Andreou, Sara Porter, Sophia Preston and Christopher Ugolo; and Death and the Maiden (Vernon and Ippen), danced by Carol Brown (maiden) and Michele Quinton Hunt (death). The video proceeds in the following order: 4) Vernon teaching Brown Bodenwieser exercises; rehearsal of Slavonic Dance; Vernon teaching Brown Bodenwieser exercises; run-through of Slavonic Dance. 5) Vernon and Brown discussing the Bodenwieser style; Vernon teaching Brown Bodenwieser exercises. 6) Run-through of Demon Machine, twice in practice clothes and three times in costume; performanc of Death and the Maiden from part way through the dance.
Related MaterialThe music for Death and the Maiden and Slavonic Dance are on audiotape BV/A/894; Demon Machine is on audiotapes BV/A/893, BV/J/895 and BV/J/896.
Physical Description74 mins total. A television programme interrupts the first part of this video. This viewing copy is a compilation of three master tapes: 4 = 48 mins; 5 = 10 mins; 6 = 24 mins.
CodePerson NameDates
DS/UK/P6052Warren; Bettina Vernon- (1920-1995); dancer and choreographer1920-1995
DS/UK/P1801Brown; Carol
DS/UK/P8889Ippen; Evelyn
DS/UK/P9502Hunt; Michele Quinton
DS/UK/P9504Porter; Sara
DS/UK/P9503Andreou; Margarita
DS/UK/P9505Preston; Sophia
DS/UK/P9506Ugolo; Christopher
DS/UK/P1125Bodenwieser; Gertrud (1890-1959)1890-1959
NA270PATS Dance Studio, University of Surrey/Guildford/England, UK
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