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Look above the clouds

Title
Look above the clouds [electronic resource] / presented by Dance Theater Workshop ; [created and performed by] LadyGourd SanGoma.
Publication
c1989.

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Details

Additional Authors
  • Best, Ahmondylla.
  • Giraud, Tiyé
  • Patrick, Pamela.
  • Hall-Smith, Pat
  • Hall-Smith, Pat.
  • Dawson, Lori A.
  • Ladygourd Sangoma (Dance company)
  • Dance Theater Workshop.
  • Video D Studios.
  • DHCA.
Description
2 streaming video files (NTSC) (91 min.) : sd., col.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Dance Theater Workshop.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Music.
  • Video.
Note
  • Accompanied by house program.
  • End of cassette 1 contains unrelated b&w footage.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video files only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Credits (note)
  • Costumes, Pat Hall-Smith ; lighting, Lori A. Dawson.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at Dance Theater Workshop's Bessie Schönberg Theater, New York, as part of the New Song series, on December 17, 1989, by Video D Studios.
Contents
  • Reel 1 (ca. 39 min.). Burundi drumming / drumming adaptations from the heart of Central Africa ; arrangement, Ahmondylla Best ; choreography, Tiyé Giraud ; solo choreography, Pat Hall-Smith ; song concept, Pamela Patrick ; arrangements, the Company.
  • Ke C.O.S.A.T.U. (Congress of the South African Trade Union) / arrangement, Ahmondylla Best ; choreography I (sorority mixture), Azikiwah ; choreography II, South African gumboot dance.
  • Look above the clouds / composition and arrangement, Pamela Patrick.
  • Shekere / company collaboration.
  • Drum interlude / featuring drumming by Pamela Patrick.
  • Petro / traditional Haitian rhythm ; choreography, Pat Hall-Smith.
  • Reel 2 (ca. 52 min.). Sorceress / composition and arrangement, Tiyé Giraud.
  • Vocal gourds / rap ; written by Pamela Patrick.
  • Berimbao / composition and arrangement, Tiyé Giraud ; translation (into Portuguese), Norma Smith.
  • Work songs / adaptation, research and arrangement, Tiyé Giraud. Women on their way to the fields: work songs from Angola/Zaire ; various southern American work songs ; children's songs.
  • Tana tana / traditional South African song ; choreography, Pat Hall-Smith.
  • Makin' turns /; composition and arrangement, Ahmondylla Best.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 4798
OCLC
NYPY98-F3163
Title
Look above the clouds [electronic resource] / presented by Dance Theater Workshop ; [created and performed by] LadyGourd SanGoma.
Imprint
c1989.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Event
Videotaped in performance at Dance Theater Workshop's Bessie Schönberg Theater, New York, as part of the New Song series, on December 17, 1989, by Video D Studios.
Credits
Costumes, Pat Hall-Smith ; lighting, Lori A. Dawson.
Performer
Performed by LadyGourd SanGoma: Ahmondylla Best, Tiyé Giraud, Pamela Patrick and Pat Hall-Smith.
Summary
Concert of vocal and instrumental music and dance.
Restricted Access
Patrons can access streaming video files only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIC 9-5868.
Additional Copy: 1 VHS cassette (DTW #6A), copy of A.O., donated by Dance Theater Workshop, 8/1/2002; in Princeton Recap Regular Storage. Originally designated Rough edits/outs.
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Local Subject
Drum dances.
Added Author
Best, Ahmondylla. Creator. Arranger. Performer
Giraud, Tiyé, choreographer. Composer. Performer
Patrick, Pamela. Composer. Arranger. Performer
Hall-Smith, Pat, choreographer.
Hall-Smith, Pat. Costume designer
Hall-Smith, Pat. Performer
Dawson, Lori A. Lighting designer
Ladygourd Sangoma (Dance company)
Dance Theater Workshop.
Video D Studios.
DHCA.
Added Title
Gift of Dance Theater Workshop.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 4798
*MGZIC 9-5868 (former)
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