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Golden mountain [videorecording] : a ritual in seven ceremonies ; images of the Chinese in America

Title
Golden mountain [videorecording] : a ritual in seven ceremonies ; images of the Chinese in America / conceived and choreographed by Yen Lu Wong ; edited by Nancy Mason Hauser and Yen Lu Wong.
Publication
c1994.

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Description
1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (25 min.) : sd., col. and b&w; 1/2 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Yen Lu Wong.
Uniform Title
Golden mountain (Choreographic work : Wong)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Original container labeled "English video version."
  • Accompanied by house program.
Credits (note)
  • Music, Tom Nunn and Prent Rodgers ; voice and extended vocal techniques, Diamánda Galás and Linda Vickerman ; design, Dan Dryden and Deb Dryden in collaboration with Jerry Burke, Lynn McLeod and Susie Beronius ; ensemble dramaturg, Lowry Pei.
Performer (note)
  • Narrator: Yen Lu Wong.
Event (note)
  • Video version put together from footage recorded in 1977 ; video of original footage by Larry Swerdlove.
Contents
I, Procession -- II, The journey -- III, Landing and persecution -- IV, The women at home, the men at work -- V, Return of the man from Golden Mountain -- VI, Grievances -- VII, Transformation and affirmation.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-3443
Title
Golden mountain [videorecording] : a ritual in seven ceremonies ; images of the Chinese in America / conceived and choreographed by Yen Lu Wong ; edited by Nancy Mason Hauser and Yen Lu Wong.
Imprint
c1994.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Event
Video version put together from footage recorded in 1977 ; video of original footage by Larry Swerdlove.
Credits
Music, Tom Nunn and Prent Rodgers ; voice and extended vocal techniques, Diamánda Galás and Linda Vickerman ; design, Dan Dryden and Deb Dryden in collaboration with Jerry Burke, Lynn McLeod and Susie Beronius ; ensemble dramaturg, Lowry Pei.
Performer
Narrator: Yen Lu Wong.
Performed by Ted Dengler, Santa DiLavore, Diamanda Galas, Steve Hagberg, Robert Harrison, Suzette Lochhead, Tom Nunn, Tom Reynolds, Prent Rodgers, Margie Roman, Joanna Schoon, Etta Weathersby, Paul Zupkas.
Summary
Video version of a dance/theater work performed in the open air at the Salk Institute, La Jolla, Calif.
Local Subject
Open air performances -- United States.
Added Author
Wong, Yen Lu. ccp, choreographer. Film editor. Narrator
Hauser, Nancy Mason. Film editor
Nunn, Tom. Composer
Rodgers, Prent. Composer
Galás, Diamánda, singer.
Dryden, Debora. Designer
DHCA.
Added Title
Golden mountain (Choreographic work : Wong)
Gift of Yen Lu Wong.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-3443
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