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Giaconda and Si-Ya-U

Title
Giaconda and Si-Ya-U [videorecording].
Publication
1981.

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disc 1Moving imageUse in library *MGZIDVD 5-2560 disc 1Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
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Additional Authors
  • Hayn, Sybille.
  • Maddow, Ellen.
  • Shepard, Tina.
  • Strimling, Arthur.
  • Zimet, Paul.
  • Blasing, Randy.
  • Blasing, Mutlu Konuk, 1944-
  • Brecht, Mary.
  • Nâzım Hikmet, 1902-1963.
  • Taymor, Julie, 1952-
  • Fingerhut, Arden
  • Talking Band (Company)
  • Economy Tires Theater.
  • Dance Theater Workshop.
  • Video D Studios.
Description
2 videodiscs (NTSC) (57 min.) : sd., b&w; 4 3/4 in.
Summary
Theater piece incorporating dialogue, music, movement, shadow plays, puppets, and tableaux vivants based on works of art. The plot, based on a story by Turkish writer Nazim Hikmet, depicts an imaginary romance between Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa (La Gioconda) and a Chinese man.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Presented by Dance Theater Workshop's Economy Tires Theater.
Credits (note)
  • Created by the Talking Band: Sybille Hayn, Ellen Maddow, Tina Shepard, Arthur Strimling, and Paul Zimet; music, Sybille Hayn and Ellen Maddow; songs, Paul Zimet; text, Nazim Hikmet; translated by Randy Blasing and Mutlu Konuk with the permission of Persea Books; puppets and screens, Julie Taymor; costumes, Mary Brecht; lighting, Arden Fingerhut.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance by Video D Studios at the Bessie Schönberg Theater, New York, on Nov. 27, 1981.
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.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-2560
OCLC
NYPY946005661-F
Title
Giaconda and Si-Ya-U [videorecording].
Imprint
1981.
Country of Producing Entity
United States.
Credits
Created by the Talking Band: Sybille Hayn, Ellen Maddow, Tina Shepard, Arthur Strimling, and Paul Zimet; music, Sybille Hayn and Ellen Maddow; songs, Paul Zimet; text, Nazim Hikmet; translated by Randy Blasing and Mutlu Konuk with the permission of Persea Books; puppets and screens, Julie Taymor; costumes, Mary Brecht; lighting, Arden Fingerhut.
Performer
Performed by the Talking Band.
Event
Videotaped in performance by Video D Studios at the Bessie Schönberg Theater, New York, on Nov. 27, 1981.
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 9-3851.
Added Author
Hayn, Sybille. Performer
Hayn, Sybille. Composer
Maddow, Ellen. Performer
Maddow, Ellen. Composer
Shepard, Tina. Performer
Strimling, Arthur. Performer
Zimet, Paul. Performer
Zimet, Paul. Composer
Blasing, Randy. Translator
Blasing, Mutlu Konuk, 1944- Translator
Brecht, Mary. Costume designer
Nâzım Hikmet, 1902-1963. Author
Taymor, Julie, 1952- designer.
Fingerhut, Arden, lighting designer.
Talking Band (Company)
Economy Tires Theater.
Dance Theater Workshop.
Video D Studios.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-2560
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