Les Ballets Africains de Papa Ladji Camara

Title
Les Ballets Africains de Papa Ladji Camara [electronic resource]
Publication
c1994.
Electronic Resource

Details

Additional Authors
Description
3 streaming video files (NTSC) (123 min.) : sd., col.
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Black films and programs.
  • Video.
Note
  • Recording made possible by the cooperation of Les Ballets Africains de Papa Ladji Camara and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video files only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Performer (note)
  • Performed by Les Ballets Africains de Papa Ladji Camara: drummers and singers, Papa Ladji Camara, Robert Palmer, James Cherry, Kehinde Donaldson, Vernon Brannon-Bey, Kevin Nathaniel Hylton, and Carolyn Webb ; dancers, Papa Ladji Camara, Hylton and Webb. Audience members appearing in impromptu dancing include Fanyuma M. Camara, Audrey Livingstone, Rochel Ann Herbert, and others.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at Fareta Studios, New York, on October 14, 1994, by Penny Ward.
Funding (note)
  • Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Contents
  • Reel 1 (ca. 55 min.). Papa Ladji's drum solo -- L'appel des tam-tam -- Djiba -- Lamban, dance of circumcision.
  • Reel 2 (ca. 53 min.). Doku -- Song taught to audience -- Dance: Sarokarifa.
  • Reel 3 (ca. 15 min.). Speech by Papa Ladji.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 2332
Title
Les Ballets Africains de Papa Ladji Camara [electronic resource]
Imprint
c1994.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Performer
Performed by Les Ballets Africains de Papa Ladji Camara: drummers and singers, Papa Ladji Camara, Robert Palmer, James Cherry, Kehinde Donaldson, Vernon Brannon-Bey, Kevin Nathaniel Hylton, and Carolyn Webb ; dancers, Papa Ladji Camara, Hylton and Webb. Audience members appearing in impromptu dancing include Fanyuma M. Camara, Audrey Livingstone, Rochel Ann Herbert, and others.
Event
Videotaped in performance at Fareta Studios, New York, on October 14, 1994, by Penny Ward.
Summary
Studio performance of dance and music from Guinea, including audience participation in dances, a song taught to the audience by Papa Ladji Camara, and several impromptu speeches by Papa Ladji, a native of Guinea who now lives in the United States.
Funding
Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Restricted Access
Patrons can access streaming video files only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIC 9-4655.
Additional Copy: None.
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Added Author
Camara, Ladji, 1923- Speaker. mus, dancer.
Palmer, Robert. Musician
Cherry, James. Musician
Donaldson, Kehinde. Musician
Brannon-Bey, Vernon. Musician
Hylton, Kevin Nathaniel, dancer. Musician
Webb, Carolyn (Carolyn Jeannette), dancer.
Webb, Carolyn (Carolyn Jeannette), musician.
Ward, Penny, videographer.
Ballets Africains de Papa Ladji Camara.
New York Public Library. Dance Collection.
DHCA.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 2332
*MGZIC 9-4655 (former)
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