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Dance Africa : debele sa kilala

Title
Dance Africa : debele sa kilala [videorecording].
Publication
1993.

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Additional Authors
  • Davis, Chuck, 1937-
  • King-Malik, Sadiq Renee.
  • White, Lynette.
  • Ishangi, Kwame.
  • Simmons, Bradley.
  • Gibson-Woolbright, Normadien.
  • Woolbright, Ngoma.
  • Nelson, Madeleine Yayodele.
  • Battle, De Ama
  • Olosun, Osunkemi.
  • Saleem, Khalid.
  • Even, Tirtza.
  • Grant, William H., III
  • Silvestre, Rosangela
  • Coban, Jackie
  • Chuck Davis Dance Company.
  • Women of the Calabash (Musical group)
  • N'tore Dancers.
  • Art of Black Dance and Music (Company)
  • DanceBrazil (Company)
  • African American Dance Ensemble.
  • Brooklyn Academy of Music.
  • DanceAfrica (Festival)
Description
4 videodiscs (NTSC) (208 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Alternative Title
  • Debele sa kilala
  • Devoted to commitment
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Presented by Brooklyn Academy of Music.
  • For the closing of the program, see disc 3.
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 Tirtza Even of Character Generators/Video at Brooklyn Academy of Music Opera House on May 30, 1993.
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 (43 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 -- Homage to the ancestors / choreography, Chuck Davis and Jackie Coban-Martin ; performed by Chuck Davis Dance Company.
  • Disc 2 (46 min.): Renewal of the marriage vows of Normadien and Ngoma Woolbright, including music, dance, and "jumping over the broom" ritual. -- Speech by Baba Ishangi.
  • Disc 3 (55 min.): Song for our mothers / performed by Women of the Calabash ; directed by Madeleine Yayodele Nelson -- Libation for Yoruba land / choreography, De Ama Battle ; Yoruba music consultant, Osunkemi Olosun ; performed by Art of Black Dance and Music -- Final 4 min. of cassette show closing of program, including a speech by Davis and a prayer by Baba Ishangi.
  • Disc 4 (61 min.): Tent of the miracles [and] Capoeira / choreography, Rosangela Silvestre ; performed by Dance Brazil -- Mandiani / choreography, Chuck Davis ; musical arrangement, Khalid Saleem ; performed by the African-American Dance Ensemble -- [Finale] / perf. by all companies.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-710
OCLC
NYPY946001233-F
Title
Dance Africa : debele sa kilala [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; DanceAfrica Djembe Orchestra; directed by Bradley Simmons.
Event
Videotaped in performance by Tirtza Even of Character Generators/Video at Brooklyn Academy of Music Opera House on May 30, 1993.
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
Former classmark: *MGZIC 9-3997.
Local Subject
Mask dances.
Wedding dances and music.
Acrobatic dancing.
Added Author
Davis, Chuck, 1937- director.
Davis, Chuck, 1937- speaker.
Davis, Chuck, 1937- choreographer.
King-Malik, Sadiq Renee. Author of dialog
White, Lynette. sin
Ishangi, Kwame. Narrator. Speaker
Simmons, Bradley. Conductor
Gibson-Woolbright, Normadien. Performer
Woolbright, Ngoma. Performer
Nelson, Madeleine Yayodele. Director
Battle, De Ama, choreographer.
Olosun, Osunkemi. Consultant
Saleem, Khalid. Arranger
Even, Tirtza. Videographer
Grant, William H., III, lighting designer.
Silvestre, Rosangela, choreographer.
Coban, Jackie, choreographer.
Chuck Davis Dance Company.
Women of the Calabash (Musical group)
N'tore Dancers.
Art of Black Dance and Music (Company)
DanceBrazil (Company)
African American Dance Ensemble.
Brooklyn Academy of Music.
DanceAfrica (Festival)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-710
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