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A memorial, tribute, celebration of the life and art of choreographer/dancer Mr. Talley Beatty

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A memorial, tribute, celebration of the life and art of choreographer/dancer Mr. Talley Beatty [videorecording] / produced by Dr. Glory Van Scott.
Publication
1995.

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Additional Authors
  • Beatty, Talley
  • Van Scott, Glory
  • Pina, Desiree Lynn
  • Pouffer, Benoit-Swan
  • Triplett, Allyson
  • Malone, Kevin
  • Sadler, Paul B., Jr
  • Bears, Kim Y.
  • Dunning, Jennifer
  • Parks, Trina
  • Abbott, Loretta
  • Brown, Joyce
  • Ramos, Manuel, 1929-
  • Pendergrass, Karen Still
  • Banks, Marilyn
  • Hines, Ron
  • Harris, Johnny
  • Carroll, Eric
  • Mohammed, Michael
  • Cole, Natalie, 1950-2015
  • Williams, Dudley, 1938-2015
  • Pannell, Randi
  • Barre, Lynn
  • Boykin, Hope
  • Coates, Eugene
  • Franklin, Edward
  • Pennington, W.
  • Sadler, Paul B.
  • Savage, Karen
  • Vega, Hector
  • Atherly, Karen
  • Fyall, Jennifer
  • Warnette, Noelia
  • Franklin, Candace
  • Robinson, Eddie
  • Armstrong, Adrienne
  • Blackstone, Laureve
  • Calloway, Tiffany
  • Eisenstein, Dana
  • Hicks, Celise
  • Lyst, Roxanne
  • McRae, Sumayah
  • Nakae, Mami
  • Anaya, Miguel
  • Bens, Bonami
  • Rivera, Richard
  • Rodriguez, Juan
  • Simms, Glenn
  • Nash, Joe, 1919-2005
  • Lee, Auchee
  • Miller, Jessica
  • Sanders, Tyrone
  • Buggs, Leonard
  • Spivack, Ely.
  • Deren, Maya
  • Grinton, William
  • Maffei, JoLea
  • Grant, William H., III.
  • Fort, Syvilla
  • Peters, Joan
  • Reese, Gail
  • Lecuona, Ernesto, 1896-1963
  • Miller, James
  • Carter, Alice E.
  • Johnson, Louis, 1930-
  • Benjamin, Fred, 1944-
  • Brown, Joan Myers
  • Coleman, Gwen.
  • Slap, Robert
  • Roth, Gabrielle
  • Blennet, Serge
  • Colombo, Blythe
  • Chase, Debora
  • Jones, Quincy, 1933-
  • Gluck, Christoph Willibald, Ritter von, 1714-1787
  • Giannini, Christina
  • Peters, Mimi
  • DeLongoria, Roland
  • Dorsey, Ralph
  • Henley, Larry
  • Silbar, Jeff
  • Ailey, Alvin.
  • Lloyd McNeill Quartet, instrumentalist.
  • Philadelphia Dance Company, performer.
  • Joan Peters Dance Company, performer.
  • Louis Johnson and Company, performer.
  • Fred Benjamin Dance Company, performer.
  • Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, performer.
  • Earth, Wind & Fire (Musical group), performer.
  • Suggs Media.
  • Harlem School for the Arts Jazz Orchestra.
  • DHCA.
Description
3 videodiscs (NTSC) (158 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequence; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Dr. Glory Van Scott.
Uniform Title
  • Southern landscape (Choreographic work : Beatty)
  • Danza (Choreographic work : Fort)
  • Forces of rhythm (Choreographic work : Johnson)
  • Southeast of Java (Choreographic work : Benjamin)
  • Come and get the beauty of it hot (Choreographic work : Beatty)
  • Pretty is skin deep, ugly is to the bone (Choreographic work : Beatty)
  • Yanvalou (Choreographic work : Fort)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Accompanied by photocopy of house program.
Credits (note)
  • Sound design, Tyrone Sanders; production and lighting design, Leonard Buggs.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at Symphony Space Theater, New York, on Sept. 17, 1995, by Ely Spivack of Suggs Media.
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 (54 min.): Introduction / by Dr. Glory Van Scott ; includes messages from Katherine Dunham, Vinnette Carroll, and others who were unable to attend -- [Speech] / by Mr. Joe Nash, dance historian -- Study in choreography for camera (b&w) / film by Maya Deren ; performed by Talley Beatty -- [Speech] / by Dr. Glory Van Scott -- Southern landscapes / choreography, Talley Beatty ; music, traditional ; vocals, William Grinton ; costume execution, JoLea Maffei ; lighting design execution, William H. Grant, III ; danced by Philadanco: executive/artistic director, Joan Myers Brown ; general manager, Gwen Coleman ; assistant artistic director, Kim Y. Bears ; dancers, Lynn Barre, Kim Y. Bears, Hope Boykin, Eugene Coates, Edward Franklin, William Grinton, Kevin Malone, W. Pennington, II, Desiree Lynn Pina, B. Swan Pouffer, Paul B. Sadler, Jr., Karen Savage, Allyson Triplett, Hector Vega. The defeat in the fields, danced by the Company ; My hair was wet with the midnight dew, danced by Desiree Lynn Pina, B. Swan Pouffer, Allyson Triplett, Kevin Malone, and the Company ; Mourners bench, danced by Paul B. Sadler, Jr. ; Sittin' up: ring shout, danced by Kim Y. Bears and the Company ; Runagate variations [and] I feel like travelin'--got on my travelin' shoes, danced by the Company -- [Speech] / by Miss Jennifer Dunning, dance critic, the New York Times -- [Instrumental music] / performed by guitarist and string ensemble ; program lists Harlem School of the Arts Jazz Orchestra.
  • Disc 2 (60 min.): Syvilla suite: Canta / written and performed by Dr. Glory Van Scott (guest artist with Joan Peters Dance Co.) ; guitarist, La Constancia -- Danza / choreography, Syvilla Fort, staged by Joan Peters and Gail Reese ; music, Ernesto Lecuona ; costumes, Alice E. Carter ; danced by Glory Van Scott with Trina Parks and Loretta Abbott (all guest artists with Joan Peters Dance Co.) ; music played by Joyce Brown (piano) and Manny Ramos (drums) -- Forces of rhythm: Shout / choreography, Louis Johnson ; danced by Karen Still Pendergrass (guest artist) with two women -- Southeast of Java [excerpts] / choreography, Fred Benjamin ; music, Robert Slap, Gabrielle Roth, Serge Blennet ; costumes, Blythe Colombo ; danced by Fred Benjamin Dance Co.: Laureve Blackstone, Tiffany Calloway, Dana Eisenstein, Celise Hicks, Roxanne Lyst, Sumayah McRae, Mami Nakae, Miguel Anaya, Bomani Bens, Richard Rivera, Juan Rodriguez, Glenn Simms -- Come and get the beauty of it hot: Rooftops / choreography, Talley Beatty ; music, "Good morning heartache," sung by Natalie Cole ; danced by Marilyn Banks of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater with Ron Hines, Johnny Harris, Eric Carroll, and Michael Mohammed (all from the Joan Peters Dance Co.) -- Pretty is skin deep--ugly is to the bone: Ghettoscape [and] Soul saga [and] Gotta keep moving / choreography, Talley Beatty, reconstructed by Kim Y. Bears and Debora Chase-Hicks ; music, Earth, Wind & Fire, Quincy Jones ; costume execution, A. Christina Giannini ; lighting, William H. Grant, III ; danced by Philadanco: executive/artistic director, Joan Myers Brown ; general manager, Gwen Coleman ; assistant artistic director, Kim Y. Bears ; dancers, Lynn Barre, Kim Y. Bears, Hope Boykin, Eugene Coates, Edward Franklin, William Grinton, Kevin Malone, W. Pennington, II, Desiree Lynn Pina, B. Swan Pouffer, Paul B. Sadler, Jr., Karen Savage, Allyson Triplett, Hector Vega -- Revelations: I want to be ready / choreography, Alvin Ailey ; music, traditional, arr. by James Miller ; danced by Dudley Williams of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
  • Disc 3 (44 min.): Talley's garden / written and presented by Dr. Glory Van Scott -- Yanvalou [excerpt] / choreography, Syvilla Fort, staged by Joan Peters ; costumes, Joan Peters, Mimi Peters, and Gail Reese ; danced by the Joan Peters Dance Co.: founder, artistic director, Joan Peters ; administrative director, Ron Hines ; dancers, Karen Atherly, Jennifer Fyall, Noelia Warnette, Randi Pannell, Candace Franklin, Eddie Robinson, Michael Mohammed, Eric Carroll, Johnny Harris, Ron Hines ; guest artists, Dr. Glory Van Scott, Trina Parks, Loretta Abbott, Adrienne Armstrong, Marilyn Banks, and guest artists Marilyn Banks, Loretta Abbott, and Adrienne Armstrong ; cast: Marilyn Banks (Erzulie), Loretta Abbott (high priestess), Randi Pannell (serviteur), Eric Carroll (initiate), and others ; music played by drummers Manny Ramos, Auchee Lee, Roland DeLongoria, and Ralph Dorsey; wood blocks played by Joan Peters -- Wind beneath my wings / music and lyrics, Larry Henley and Jeff Silbar ; performed by Jessica Miller (singer) and Joyce Brown (piano) -- [Dance of the blessed spirits from Orfeo ed Euridice] / music, Christoph Willibald Gluck ; played by Lloyd McNeill (flutist).
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-821
OCLC
NYPY97-F559
Title
A memorial, tribute, celebration of the life and art of choreographer/dancer Mr. Talley Beatty [videorecording] / produced by Dr. Glory Van Scott.
Imprint
1995.
Country of Producing Entity
United States.
Credits
Sound design, Tyrone Sanders; production and lighting design, Leonard Buggs.
Event
Videotaped in performance at Symphony Space Theater, New York, on Sept. 17, 1995, by Ely Spivack of Suggs Media.
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: *MGZIA 4-2564.
Added Author
Beatty, Talley, dancer.
Beatty, Talley, choreographer.
Beatty, Talley, honouree.
Van Scott, Glory, film producer.
Van Scott, Glory, dancer.
Pina, Desiree Lynn, dancer.
Pouffer, Benoit-Swan, dancer.
Triplett, Allyson, dancer.
Malone, Kevin, dancer.
Sadler, Paul B., Jr, dancer.
Bears, Kim Y., director.
Bears, Kim Y., dancer.
Dunning, Jennifer, speaker.
Parks, Trina, dancer.
Abbott, Loretta, dancer.
Brown, Joyce, instrumentalist.
Ramos, Manuel, 1929- instrumentalist.
Pendergrass, Karen Still, dancer.
Banks, Marilyn, dancer.
Hines, Ron, dancer.
Harris, Johnny, dancer.
Carroll, Eric, dancer.
Mohammed, Michael, dancer.
Cole, Natalie, 1950-2015, vocalist.
Williams, Dudley, 1938-2015, dancer.
Pannell, Randi, dancer.
Barre, Lynn, dancer.
Boykin, Hope, dancer.
Coates, Eugene, dancer.
Franklin, Edward, dancer.
Pennington, W., dancer.
Sadler, Paul B., dancer.
Savage, Karen, dancer.
Vega, Hector, dancer.
Atherly, Karen, dancer.
Fyall, Jennifer, dancer.
Warnette, Noelia, dancer.
Franklin, Candace, dancer.
Robinson, Eddie, dancer.
Armstrong, Adrienne, dancer.
Blackstone, Laureve, dancer.
Calloway, Tiffany, dancer.
Eisenstein, Dana, dancer.
Hicks, Celise, dancer.
Lyst, Roxanne, dancer.
McRae, Sumayah, dancer.
Nakae, Mami, dancer.
Anaya, Miguel, dancer.
Bens, Bonami, dancer.
Rivera, Richard, dancer.
Rodriguez, Juan, dancer.
Simms, Glenn, dancer.
Nash, Joe, 1919-2005, speaker.
Lee, Auchee, instrumentalist.
Miller, Jessica, vocalist.
Lloyd McNeill Quartet, instrumentalist.
Sanders, Tyrone, producer.
Buggs, Leonard, designer.
Spivack, Ely.
Deren, Maya, director.
Grinton, William, vocalist.
Maffei, JoLea, costume designer.
Grant, William H., III., lighting designer.
Fort, Syvilla, choreographer.
Peters, Joan, costume designer.
Peters, Joan, performer.
Reese, Gail, costume designer.
Lecuona, Ernesto, 1896-1963, composer (expression)
Miller, James, arranger of music.
Carter, Alice E., costume designer.
Johnson, Louis, 1930- choreographer.
Benjamin, Fred, 1944- choreographer.
Brown, Joan Myers, director.
Coleman, Gwen.
Slap, Robert, composer (expression)
Roth, Gabrielle, composer (expression)
Blennet, Serge, composer (expression)
Colombo, Blythe, costume designer.
Chase, Debora, choreographer.
Jones, Quincy, 1933- composer (expression)
Gluck, Christoph Willibald, Ritter von, 1714-1787, composer (expression)
Giannini, Christina, costume designer.
Peters, Mimi, costume designer.
DeLongoria, Roland, instrumentalist.
Dorsey, Ralph, instrumentalist.
Henley, Larry, composer (expression), lyricist.
Silbar, Jeff, composer (expression), lyricist.
Philadelphia Dance Company, performer.
Joan Peters Dance Company, performer.
Louis Johnson and Company, performer.
Fred Benjamin Dance Company, performer.
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, performer.
Earth, Wind & Fire (Musical group), performer.
Suggs Media.
Harlem School for the Arts Jazz Orchestra.
DHCA.
Ailey, Alvin. Revelations
Added Title
Southern landscape (Choreographic work : Beatty)
Danza (Choreographic work : Fort)
Forces of rhythm (Choreographic work : Johnson)
Southeast of Java (Choreographic work : Benjamin)
Come and get the beauty of it hot (Choreographic work : Beatty)
Pretty is skin deep, ugly is to the bone (Choreographic work : Beatty)
Yanvalou (Choreographic work : Fort)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-821
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