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Traditions and visions of the Middle East [electronic resource]

Title
Traditions and visions of the Middle East [electronic resource]
Publication
1993.
Electronic Resource
Streaming video available at Library for the Performing Arts only

Details

Additional Authors
Description
1 streaming video file (NTSC) (44 min.) : sd., col.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Alan J. Pally.
Subjects
Note
  • Videotaped in performance at the Bruno Walter Auditorium, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, New York, on May 24, 1993. Presented by New York Public Library for the Performing Arts as part of the Performing Arts of Asia Festival. Series producer: Alan J. Pally.
  • Artistic direction: Anahid Sofian. Lighting: Glen Fasman.
  • Performed by Anahid Sofian and Dancers: Andrea Beeman, Delrosa Marshall, Jean Musacchio, Rosanne Schaffer, and guest artist Phoebe Neville.
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 donation from Lynn Garafola.
Contents
CONTENTS: Le jardin. Chor: Sofian. Mus: traditional Armenian, played by John Berberian Ensemble. Perf. by Musacchio and Sofian. -- Awakening. Chor/perf: Schaffer. Consultant: Sofian. Mus: traditional Turkish, played by Farouk Tekbilek, ney; Moroccan folkloric. -- Oriental suite. Chor: Sofian. I. Ya ain mulyetin. Mus: modern Egyptian folkloric. Perf. by Sofian. II. Raks beledi. Solos choreographed by performers. Mus: Arabic dance rhythm; percussion ensemble: Souren Baronian, Arto Tuncboyaci, Rowan Hicks, Joe Zeytoonian, Ara Dinkjian, and Steve Knight. Perf. by Beeman and Marshall. III. Spirit at the well. Mus: ney taxsim (Egyptian). Perf. by Musacchio. IV. Alla turca. Mus: Turkish gypsy. Perf. by Sofian. -- Elegy. Chor/perf: Neville. Mus: from Fire dance; Farouk Tekbilek on ney. -- Ode. Chor: Sofian. Mus: Irini Pappas (vocalist), arr. by Vangelis Papatranassio (Greece). Perf. by Neville (soloist) and ensemble.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 3251
Title
Traditions and visions of the Middle East [electronic resource]
Imprint
1993.
Funding
Preservation of this video was supported by a donation from Lynn Garafola.
Restricted Access
Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIC 9-3937.
Additional Copy: None.
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Local Subject
Television. Traditions and visions of the Middle East.
Added Author
Sofian, Anahid, choreographer, dancer.
Neville, Phoebe, choreographer, dancer.
Beeman, Andrea, dancer.
Marshall, Delrosa, dancer.
Musacchio, Jean, dancer.
Schaffer, Rosanne, choreographer, dancer.
Fasman, Glen. Lighting designer
Anahid Sofian Dance Company.
Added Title
Gift of Alan J. Pally.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 3251
*MGZIC 9-3937 (former)
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