The Resource Out loud : a memoir, Mark Morris and Wesley Stace, (electronic resource)

Out loud : a memoir, Mark Morris and Wesley Stace, (electronic resource)

Label
Out loud : a memoir
Title
Out loud
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Mark Morris and Wesley Stace
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the most brilliant and audacious choreographer of our time, the exuberant tale of a young dancer's rise to the pinnacle of the performing arts world, and the triumphs and perils of creating work on his own terms--and staying true to himself. Before Mark Morris became "the most successful and influential choreographer alive" (The New York Times), he was a six year-old in Seattle, cramming his feet into Tupperware glasses so that he could practice walking on pointe. Often the only boy in the dance studio, he was called a sissy, a term he wore like a badge of honor. He was unlike anyone else, deeply gifted and spirited. Moving to New York at nineteen, he arrived to one of the great booms of dance in America. Audiences in 1976 had the luxury of Merce Cunningham's finest experiments with time and space, of Twyla Tharp's virtuosity, and the genius of Lucinda Childs. Morris was flat broke but found a group of likeminded artists that danced together, travelled together, slept together. No one wanted to break the spell or miss a thing: "if you missed anything, you missed everything." This collective, led by Morris' fiercely original vision, became the famed Mark Morris Dance Group. Suddenly, Morris was making a fast ascent. Celebrated by The New Yorker's critic as one of the great young talents, an androgynous beauty in the vein of Michelangelo's David, he and his company had arrived. Collaborations with the likes of Mikhail Baryshnikov, Yo-Yo Ma, Lou Harrison, and Howard Hodgkin followed. And so did controversy: from the circus of his tenure at La Monnaie in Belgium to his work on the biggest flop in Broadway history. But through the Reagan-Bush era, the worst of the AIDS epidemic, through rehearsal squabbles and backstage intrigues, Morris emerged as one of the great visionaries of modern dance, a force of nature with a dedication to beauty and a love of the body, an artist as joyful as he is provocative. Out Loud is the big-hearted and outspoken story of a man as formidable on the page as he is on the boards. With unusual candor and disarming wit, Morris' memoir captures the life of a performer who broke the mold, a brilliant misfit who found his home in the collective, liberating world of music and dance
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Morris, Mark
Dewey number
  • 792.802/8092
  • B
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
GV1785.M635
Literary text for sound recordings
autobiography
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Mark Morris
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Stace, Wesley
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Morris, Mark
  • Choreographers
  • Ballet dancers
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not applicable
Label
Out loud : a memoir, Mark Morris and Wesley Stace, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (11 hr., 43 min., 14 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780593107508
Kind of cutting
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Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital
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9304a030-5046-40b0-b67e-98a56475fc8e
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)1124923181
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Out loud : a memoir, Mark Morris and Wesley Stace, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (11 hr., 43 min., 14 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780593107508
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9304a030-5046-40b0-b67e-98a56475fc8e
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)1124923181
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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