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Contenders [and] Dinizulu and his African dancers, drummers, and singers

Title
Contenders [and] Dinizulu and his African dancers, drummers, and singers [electronic resource]
Publication
c1991.

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Description
1 streaming video file (NTSC) (29 min.) : sd., col.
Uniform Title
Contenders (Choreographic work : Marshall)
Subjects
Note
  • Telecast on the Alive from Off-Center series (program #705), produced by KTCA-TV/Minneapolis-St. Paul. Producer: John Ligon. Executive producer: Alyce Dissette. Executive in charge: Gerald Richman. Dinizulu footage also appears on *MGZIC 9-2740.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Funding (note)
  • Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Contents
CONTENTS: Contenders (approx. 15 min.). Produced by Obenhaus Films, Inc. Producer/director: Mark Obenhaus. Director of photography: Gary Steele. Choreography: Susan Marshall. Music: Pauline Oliveros. Costumes: Lynne Steincamp. Perf. by Arthur Armijo, Andrew Boynton, Kathy Casey, David Dorfman, Jackie Goodrich, Jeff Lepore, Heidi Michel, and Eileen Thomas. -- Dinizulu and his African dancers, drummers, and singers (approx. 13 min.). Producer/director/editor: Skip Blumberg. Director of photography: Bill Marpet. Choreography/drumming: Nana Yao Opare Dinizulu. Art direction: Power Boothe, Susan Block. Lighting: Jim Denny. Performed by Dinizulu and his African dancers, drummers, and singers. Dancers: Yao Brimag, Kwabena Nkromah, Esi Dinizulu, Okomfo Akosua Nyo, Afua Ababio, Adzua Opare, Yaayaa Kumi, Abena Nkromah. Video includes: Gomé (Square drum solo), Ga people, Ghana. Perf. by Kimati Dinizulu. -- Adzobo (Dance of vitality), Ewe people, Ghana. Perf. by ensemble. Recording incorporates special video techniques. -- Limwe weché (Song of mourning), Congo. Sung by Nyota Salama. -- Gum boot (Miners' dance), Zulu, South Africa. Perf. by ensemble.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 8700
Title
Contenders [and] Dinizulu and his African dancers, drummers, and singers [electronic resource]
Imprint
c1991.
Summary
Video works featuring choreography by Susan Marshall and Nana Yao Opare Dinizulu.
Restricted Access
Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Funding
Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIC 9-3285.
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Local Subject
Television. Alive from off-center.
Television. Contenders.
Television. Dinizulu and his African dancers, drummers, and singers.
Ewe (African people) -- Dances.
Added Author
Armijo, Arthur, 1960-1993, dancer.
Boynton, Andrew, dancer.
Casey, Kathy, dancer.
Dorfman, David, dancer.
Goodrich, Jackie, dancer.
Lepore, Jeff, dancer.
Michel, Heidi, dancer.
Thomas, Eileen, dancer.
Dinizulu, Gus, 1930-1991, choreographer. Musician
Marshall, Susan, 1958- choreographer.
Oliveros, Pauline, 1932-2016. Composer
Blumberg, Skip. Producer. Director
Boothe, Power. Designer
Dissette, Alyce. Producer
Steincamp, Lynne. Costume designer
Obenhaus, Mark. Producer
Obenhaus, Mark. Director
Susan Marshall and Company.
Dinizulu Dancers and Singers (Company)
Added Title
Contenders (Choreographic work : Marshall)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 8700
*MGZIC 9-3285 (former)
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