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Ailey dances [videorecording]

Ailey dances [videorecording]

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1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (85 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Uniform Title
  • Cry (Choreographic work : Ailey)
  • Lark ascending (Choreographic work : Ailey)
  • Night creature (Choreographic work : Ailey)
  • A Kultur videotape. Produced by James Lipton Productions and ABC Video Enterprises. Directed by Tim Kiley. Recorded during a performance at the City Center 55th St. Theater, New York.
  • Choreography by Alvin Ailey. Introductions and commentary by Judith Jamison. Performed by members of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
CONTENTS. - Night creature (ca. 15 min.) Music: Duke Ellington (Concerto for symphony orchestra and Ellington Band) Costumes: Jane Greenwood. - Cry (ca. 16 min.) Music: Alice Coltrane, Laura Nyro, and The Voices of East Harlem. Performed by Donna Wood. - The lark ascending (ca. 14 min.) Music: Ralph Vaughan Williams (Romance for violin and orch.) Costumes: Bea Feitler. Performed by Maxine Sherman, Roman Brooks, Deborah Manning, and Ronald Brown, and others. - Revelations (ca. 29 min.) Music: traditional, arranged by Howard Roberts and Ella Jenkins (Wading in the water) Costumes: Ves Harper.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-178
Ailey dances [videorecording]
Local Subject
Television. Ailey dances.
Television. The lark ascending.
Television. Night creature.
Television. Cry.
Television. Revelations.
Added Author
Wood, Donna, 1954- dancer.
Jamison, Judith, dancer.
Jamison, Judith. Commentator
Sherman, Maxine, dancer.
Manning, Deborah, dancer.
Brooks, Roman, dancer.
Brown, Ronald K., 1966- dancer.
Ailey, Alvin, choreographer.
Coltrane-Turiyasangitananda, A. (Alice) Composer
Nyro, Laura. Composer
Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958. Composer
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974. Composer
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
Ailey, Alvin. Revelations
Added Title
Lark ascending (Choreographic work : Ailey)
Night creature (Choreographic work : Ailey)
Cry (Choreographic work : Ailey)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-178
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