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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Title
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater [electronic resource]
Publication
c1997.

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Description
2 streaming video files (NTSC) (58 min.) : sd., col.
Uniform Title
  • Polish pieces (Choreographic work : Manen)
  • Sweet release (Choreographic work : Jamison)
Alternative Title
  • Polish pieces
  • Sweet release
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Accompanied by house program.
  • Recording made possible by the cooperation of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater 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 file online only on site at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at the Wang Center for the Performing Arts, Boston, Mass., on April 22, 1997, by LeCain/Charette Associates.
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. Polish pieces (1995) (ca. 22 min.) / choreography, Hans van Manen, staged by Mea Venema ; music, Henryk-Mikołaj Górecki (excerpts from Concerto for harpsichord and strings, and Three pieces in the old style) ; set and costumes, Keso Dekker ; lighting, Joop Caboort ; danced by Linda-Denise Evans, Don Bellamy, Mucuy Bolles, Bernard Gaddis, Karine Plantadit-Bageot, Matthew Rushing, Solange Sandy, Michael Thomas, Lydia Roberts, Guillermo Asca, Dwana Smallwood, Jeffrey Gerodias.
  • Reel 2. Sweet release (1996) (ca. 36 min.) / choreography, Judith Jamison ; music, Wynton Marsalis ; set and lighting, Timothy Hunter ; costumes, Greg Barnes ; cast: Home: beyond the range, danced by Karine Plantadit-Bageot and Uri Sands (young lovers) ; Church: renewing vows, danced by Don Bellamy (the minister), Nasha Thomas and Leonard Meek (the celebrated [20th anniversary]), Matthew Rushing ("Snake in the grass"), with Lydia Roberts, Linda-Denise Evans, Solange Sandy, Dwana Smallwood, Richard Witter, Guillermo Asca, Troy Powell, Jeffrey Gerodias (the congregation) ; Church basement: party, danced by the Company (the congregation) ; Street: make room for me, danced by Uri Sands, Karine Plantadit-Bageot, Matthew Rushing, Don Bellamy, Nasha Thomas, Leonard Meek, and Company (the congregation) ; Home: give me your hand, danced by Uri Sands, Karine Plantadit-Bageot, and Company (young lovers).
Call Number
*MGZIDF 2421
Title
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater [electronic resource]
Imprint
c1997.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Performer
Danced by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
Event
Videotaped in performance at the Wang Center for the Performing Arts, Boston, Mass., on April 22, 1997, by LeCain/Charette Associates.
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 file online only on site at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIC 9-5499.
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Added Author
Asca, Guillermo, dancer.
Evans, Linda-Denise, dancer.
Bellamy, Don, dancer.
Bolles, Mucuy, dancer.
Gaddis, Bernard, dancer.
Plantadit, Karine, dancer.
Sandy, Solange, dancer.
Thomas, Michael, active 1990, dancer.
Gerodias, Jeffrey, dancer.
Sands, Uri, dancer.
Thomas, Nasha, dancer.
Meek, Leonard, dancer.
Roberts, Lydia, dancer.
Rushing, Matthew, 1973- dancer.
Smallwood, Dwana, dancer.
Witter, Richard, dancer.
Powell, Troy, dancer.
Manen, Hans van, 1932- choreographer.
Venema, Mea. Restager
Górecki, Henryk Mikołaj, 1933-2010. Composer
Dekker, Keso. Designer. Costume designer
Caboort, Joop. Lighting designer
Jamison, Judith, choreographer.
Marsalis, Wynton, 1961- composer.
Barnes, Gregg, costume designer.
Hunter, Tim, set designer.
Hunter, Tim, lighting designer.
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
LeCain/Charette Associates.
New York Public Library. Dance Collection.
DHCA.
Added Title
Polish pieces [electronic resource]
Sweet release [electronic resource]
Polish pieces (Choreographic work : Manen)
Sweet release (Choreographic work : Jamison)
Research Call Number
*MGZIC 9-5499 (former)
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