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Sachiyo Ito and Company in The four seasons (Videotape)

Sachiyo Ito and Company in The four seasons (Videotape)

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Additional Authors
  • Erkkila, Dan.
  • Goldman, Lee A.
  • Ito, Sachiyo,
  • Richards, Teresa,
  • Riverside Dance Festival.
  • Steel, Emi,
1 cassette. 87 min. : sd. color NTSC.; 1/2 in. (VHS)
  • Videotaped in performance at the Theater of the Riverside Church, New York, on March 30, 1984, during the Riverside Dance Festival by Lee A. Goldman.
  • Scenery: Georgia Rave and Masaaki Tsuda. Lighting: Robert Rosenthal.
  • Performed by Sachiyo Ito and Company.
CONTENTS. - Spring. Kyoganoko museme dojoji. First produced in 1753. Choreography: Tomijuro Nakamura I. Music: Traditional Nagauta music. Performed by Sachiyo Ito (Shirabyoshi dancer), Mel Gionson and Tom Leng (Monks [acting roles]), and Sahotae Tachibana (Koken). - Summer. Chieko: The elements. Conception/choreography: Sachiyo Ito. Music: Shinichi Yuize ("Six preludes for bass koto solo"). Musical setting of poems: Dan Erkkila. Poems: Kotaro Takamura, translated by Hiroaki Sato. Danced by Ito. Bass koto: Reiko Kamata. Chorus: Ellen Gould and Claire Padien. - Autumn. Tanchame (Tanchame beach). Okinawan folk dance. Performed by Teresa Richards and Emi Steel. Takadera manzai. Excerpt from the 18th-century Okinawan opera Manzai uchi (The revenge of the troubadours), written by Peichin Tazato. Performed by Ito. Hama chidori (Plovers on the beach). Okinawan dance "Zo odori." Performed by Richards, Jean Hurkin, Sandra Green, and Steel. - Winter. Yagura no Oshichi (Oshichi at the watchtower). Excerpt from a play first produced in 1706. Dance performed in the Bunraku puppet style by Ito (Oshichi), with Cathy Prins, Leola Roberts, and Robert Scaglione (puppeteers).
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-372
Sachiyo Ito and Company in The four seasons (Videotape)
Local Subject
Television. Sachiyo Ito and Company in The four seasons.
Dance -- Japan.
Folk dancing -- Japan.
Dance -- Okinawa.
Added Author
Ito, Sachiyo, choreographer.
Ito, Sachiyo, dancer.
Richards, Teresa, dancer.
Steel, Emi, dancer.
Goldman, Lee A.
Erkkila, Dan. Composer
Riverside Dance Festival.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-372
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