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The Resource Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, produced and directed by Thomas Grimm ; Danmarks Radio/ZDF/RM Arts, (videorecording)

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, produced and directed by Thomas Grimm ; Danmarks Radio/ZDF/RM Arts, (videorecording)

Label
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Title
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Statement of responsibility
produced and directed by Thomas Grimm ; Danmarks Radio/ZDF/RM Arts
Title variation
Tribute to Alvin Ailey
Contributor
Choreographer
Director
Host
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In this two-part program, members of Ailey's dance company celebrate his memory by performing three works choreographed by Ailey himself, as well as a special ballet tribute choreographed by Ulysses Dove. Includes biography of Alvin Ailey
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Cataloging source
BKL
Characteristic
videorecording
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  • For Bird - with love (Choreographic work : Ailey)
  • Witness (Choreographic work : Ailey)
  • Memoria (Choreographic work : Ailey)
  • Episodes (Choreographic work : Dove)
Credits note
Cameras, Leif Larsen, Knud Pederson, Bent Walther; choreography, Alvin Ailey (works 1, 2, & 4), Ulysses Dove (3rd work); videotape editor, Bent Mørch
Dewey number
792.8
LC call number
GV1786.A42
LC item number
A482 1990
PerformerNote
Presenter, Judith Jamison ; Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ailey, Alvin
  • Grimm, Thomas
  • Dove, Ulysses
  • Jamison, Judith
  • Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
  • Danmarks radio
  • Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen
  • RM Arts (Firm)
  • Kultur International Films
Runtime
103
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ailey, Alvin
  • Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
  • African American dance
  • Modern dance
  • Ailey, Alvin
  • Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
  • African American dance
  • Modern dance
Technique
live action
Label
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, produced and directed by Thomas Grimm ; Danmarks Radio/ZDF/RM Arts, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1990
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction by Jamison (ca. 6 min.) -- For Bird, with love (ca. 38 min.) / Choreography: Alvin Ailey, staged by Masazumi Chaya; Music: Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Count Basie, and Jerome Kern; Original music: Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson; Scenery/costumes: Randy Barcelo; Lighting: Timothy Hunter; Perf. by Gary DeLoatch (Bird); Dwight Rhoden, Desmond Richardson, Stephen Smith, Andre Tyson, and Dereque Whiturs (men close to him); Marilyn Banks, Debora Chase, Elizabeth Roxas, and Desire Vlad (women close to him); Dudley Williams (club manager); April Berry and Nasha Thomas (chorus girls) -- Witness (ca. 10 min.) / Choreography: Ailey, staged by Chaya; Music: traditional Negro spirituals sung by Jessye Norman ... [et al.]; Décor: Douglas Grekin and Patrick Venn; Costume: Kirsten Lund Nielsen; Perf. by Banks -- Memoria (ca. 26 min.) / Choreography: Ailey, staged by Chaya; Music: Keith Jarrett; Costumes: Christina Giannini; Lighting: Chenault Spence; Perf. by Berry (Joyce Trisler) and others -- Episodes (ca. 22 min.) / choreography, Dove; Music: Robert Ruggieri; Costumes: Jorge Gallardo; Lighting: John B; Read; Perf. by Chase, Wesley Johnson, Rhoden, Richardson, Renee Robinson, Roxas, Smith, Vlad, and Whiturs
Control code
ocm45535736
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (103 min.)
Isbn
9780769700229
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
032031002296
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
D0022
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)45535736
System details
DVD ; Dolby digital ; NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, produced and directed by Thomas Grimm ; Danmarks Radio/ZDF/RM Arts, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1990
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction by Jamison (ca. 6 min.) -- For Bird, with love (ca. 38 min.) / Choreography: Alvin Ailey, staged by Masazumi Chaya; Music: Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Count Basie, and Jerome Kern; Original music: Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson; Scenery/costumes: Randy Barcelo; Lighting: Timothy Hunter; Perf. by Gary DeLoatch (Bird); Dwight Rhoden, Desmond Richardson, Stephen Smith, Andre Tyson, and Dereque Whiturs (men close to him); Marilyn Banks, Debora Chase, Elizabeth Roxas, and Desire Vlad (women close to him); Dudley Williams (club manager); April Berry and Nasha Thomas (chorus girls) -- Witness (ca. 10 min.) / Choreography: Ailey, staged by Chaya; Music: traditional Negro spirituals sung by Jessye Norman ... [et al.]; Décor: Douglas Grekin and Patrick Venn; Costume: Kirsten Lund Nielsen; Perf. by Banks -- Memoria (ca. 26 min.) / Choreography: Ailey, staged by Chaya; Music: Keith Jarrett; Costumes: Christina Giannini; Lighting: Chenault Spence; Perf. by Berry (Joyce Trisler) and others -- Episodes (ca. 22 min.) / choreography, Dove; Music: Robert Ruggieri; Costumes: Jorge Gallardo; Lighting: John B; Read; Perf. by Chase, Wesley Johnson, Rhoden, Richardson, Renee Robinson, Roxas, Smith, Vlad, and Whiturs
Control code
ocm45535736
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (103 min.)
Isbn
9780769700229
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
032031002296
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
D0022
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)45535736
System details
DVD ; Dolby digital ; NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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