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Son mu ga--Paramita [videorecording]

Title
Son mu ga--Paramita [videorecording] / [presented by] Sun Ock Lee [Sŏn-ok Yi], Zen Dance Company ; video producer and director, Jerry Pantzer ; choreography and artistic direction by Sun Ock Lee ; music by Joseph Celli.
Publication
c1996.

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Moving imageUse in library *MGZIC 9-5130Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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Additional Authors
  • Celli, Joseph.
  • DHCA.
  • Hwang, Eun Jin,
  • Johnson, Brian.
  • Kim, Jin Hi.
  • Kim, Sook.
  • Kim, Yoon-Suk.
  • Lee, Ja-Keong,
  • Lee, Woo-Hyung.
  • Limb, Hyong-Taek.
  • Moylan, Gloria E.,
  • Network of Cultural Centers of Color.
  • New York Public Library. Dance Collection.
  • New York Shakespeare Festival Public Theater.
  • Pantzer, Jerry.
  • Park, Eun-Ok,
  • Rosenthal, Steven.
  • Son Mu Ga: Zen Dance Company.
  • Yi, Sŏn-ok,
  • Yoon, Yoon-Ju,
Description
2 videocassettes (U-matic, NTSC) (72 min.) : sd., col.; 3/4 in.
Uniform Title
Son mu ga--Paramita (Choreographic work : Lee)
Alternative Title
Paramita.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Recording made possible by the cooperation of Sun Ock Lee/Zen Dance Company, Zen Temple of Cresskill, the Network of Cultural Centers of Color, the Joseph Papp Public Theater/NYSF, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library.
  • Accompanied by house program.
  • For an edited version of this recording (ca. 49 min.), see *MGZIC 9-5575 Son mu ga--Paramita [Edited version].
Credits (note)
  • Video editor, Robert McDonald ; instrument sculpture, Steven Rosenthal ; costumes, Sun Ock Lee and Sook Kim ; lighting, Woo-Hyung Lee.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at the Public Theater, New York, on July 15 and 16, 1995.
Funding (note)
  • Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Contents
Part I: Dana-paramita (generosity) -- Part II: Shila-paramita (discipline) -- Part III: Kshanti-paramita (patience) -- Part IV: Virya-paramita (energy, exertion) -- Part V: Dhyana-paramita (meditation, absorption) -- Part VI: Prajna-paramita (wisdom).
Call Number
*MGZIC 9-5130
Title
Son mu ga--Paramita [videorecording] / [presented by] Sun Ock Lee [Sŏn-ok Yi], Zen Dance Company ; video producer and director, Jerry Pantzer ; choreography and artistic direction by Sun Ock Lee ; music by Joseph Celli.
Imprint
c1996.
Event
Videotaped in performance at the Public Theater, New York, on July 15 and 16, 1995.
Credits
Video editor, Robert McDonald ; instrument sculpture, Steven Rosenthal ; costumes, Sun Ock Lee and Sook Kim ; lighting, Woo-Hyung Lee.
Performer
Buddhist chant and dance performed by Sun Ock Lee.
Danced by the Zen Dance Company: Eunjin Hwang, Ja-Keong Lee, Gloria E. Moylan, Eun-Ok Park, and Yoon-Ju Yoon.
Kuem Gang Seung (Tantric martial artist): Yoon-Suk Kim.
Buddhist Tantric calligrapher: Hyong-Taek Limb.
Music performed by Joseph Celli (double reeds), Ji Hi Kim (komungo, electric komungo, changgo), and Brian Johnson (percussion and voice).
Summary
Multimedia performance in six parts, combining dance, drumming, chanting, martial arts, and calligraphy. The accompanying program notes define Son mu ga as "School of Korean Zen dance," while Paramita is "a modern expression of the perfection of Buddhism."
Funding
Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Local Subject
Drum dances -- Korea.
Added Author
Yi, Sŏn-ok, choreographer. cst, dancer.
Hwang, Eun Jin, dancer.
Lee, Ja-Keong, dancer.
Moylan, Gloria E., dancer.
Park, Eun-Ok, dancer.
Yoon, Yoon-Ju, dancer.
Kim, Yoon-Suk. Performer
Limb, Hyong-Taek.
Celli, Joseph. Composer. Instrumentalist
Johnson, Brian. Instrumentalist
Kim, Jin Hi. Instrumentalist
Kim, Sook. Costume designer
Rosenthal, Steven. Sculptor
Lee, Woo-Hyung. Lighting designer
Pantzer, Jerry. Producer. Director
Son Mu Ga: Zen Dance Company.
New York Shakespeare Festival Public Theater.
Network of Cultural Centers of Color.
New York Public Library. Dance Collection.
DHCA.
Added Title
Son mu ga--Paramita (Choreographic work : Lee)
Paramita.
Research Call Number
*MGZIC 9-5130
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