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Dance Africa : dance the African experience

Title
Dance Africa : dance the African experience [videorecording].
Publication
1993.

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Additional Authors
  • Davis, Chuck, 1937-
  • Ishangi, Kwame.
  • King-Malik, Sadiq Renee.
  • White, Lynette.
  • Deal, Melvin
  • Simmons, Bradley.
  • Robison, Mark (Cameraman)
  • Grant, William H., III
  • M'Bayero
  • Sompa, Biza
  • Diop, Su-Qoan Amin
  • Diop, Souleymane
  • African Heritage Dancers and Drummers.
  • Malaki Ma Kongo (Dance company)
  • Kairaba Dance Company.
  • La Rocque Bey Dance Company.
  • Sabar ak Ru Afriq (Dance company)
  • Brooklyn Academy of Music.
  • DanceAfrica (Festival)
Description
3 videodiscs (NTSC) (135 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Alternative Title
  • Dance the African experience
  • DanceAfrica, dance the African experience
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Presented by Brooklyn Academy of Music.
Access (note)
  • Permission required.
Credits (note)
  • Artistic direction, Chuck Davis; musical direction, Bradley Simmons; lighting, William H. Grant III.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance by Mark Robison of Character Generators/Video at Brooklyn Academy of Music Opera House on May 29, 1993 (2 p.m.).
Funding (note)
  • This videorecording was preserved with support provided in part by Save America's Treasures through a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
System Details (note)
  • DVD.
Contents
  • Disc 1 (46 min.): Greeting by Chuck Davis -- The memorial / "What is life?" by Sister Sadiq Renee King-Malik [and spoken offstage by Davis] ; singer, Lynette White -- The council of elders -- Traditional drum call [and] Kouyaga initiation dance ; choreography, Melvin Deal ; performed by African Heritage Dancers and Drummers.
  • Disc 2 (52 min.): Homba [and] Bibounda / choreography, Andre Patrice M'Bayero and Biza Sompa ; performed by Malaki Ma Kongo -- Tan tang diomoundo [and] Ekon kon / choreography, Su-Qoan [Su-Quan?] Amin Diop, Souleymane Diop, and the company / performed by Kairaba West Afrikan Dance Company -- Fanga-batakato-vodoo / performed by La Rocque Bey Dance Company.
  • Disc 3 (41 min.): The Wolloff [i.e. Wolof] drum / performed by Sabar Ak Ru Afriq Dance Theatre -- [Finale] / performed by all the companies.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-708
OCLC
NYPY946000774-F
Title
Dance Africa : dance the African experience [videorecording].
Imprint
1993.
Country of Producing Entity
United States.
Credits
Artistic direction, Chuck Davis; musical direction, Bradley Simmons; lighting, William H. Grant III.
Performer
Griot [narrator/oral historian], Baba [Kwame] Ishangi.
Event
Videotaped in performance by Mark Robison of Character Generators/Video at Brooklyn Academy of Music Opera House on May 29, 1993 (2 p.m.).
Restricted Access
Permission required.
Funding
This videorecording was preserved with support provided in part by Save America's Treasures through a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
System Details
DVD.
Local Note
Fanga-batakoto-vodoo (alternate spelling).
Former classmark: *MGZIC 9-3995.
Local Subject
Stilt dances.
Local Subject
Wolof (African people) -- Dances.
Initiation dances.
Added Author
Davis, Chuck, 1937- director.
Davis, Chuck, 1937- speaker.
Ishangi, Kwame. Narrator
King-Malik, Sadiq Renee. Author of dialog
White, Lynette. sin
Deal, Melvin, choreographer.
Simmons, Bradley. Conductor
Robison, Mark (Cameraman), videographer.
Grant, William H., III, lighting designer.
M'Bayero, choreographer.
Sompa, Biza, choreographer.
Diop, Su-Qoan Amin, choreographer.
Diop, Souleymane, choreographer.
African Heritage Dancers and Drummers.
Malaki Ma Kongo (Dance company)
Kairaba Dance Company.
La Rocque Bey Dance Company.
Sabar ak Ru Afriq (Dance company)
Brooklyn Academy of Music.
DanceAfrica (Festival)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-708
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