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Additional title: Memoria (Choreographic work : Ailey)
Berry, April (Dancer)
Jarrett, Keith (Composer)
Chaya, Masazumi (Restager)
Grimm, Thomas (Producer)
Giannini, Christina (Costume designer)
Spence, Chenault (Lighting designer)
Hunter, Tim (Lighting designer)
Johannessen, Jørgen (Lighting designer)
Ailey, Alvin (Choreographer)
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (Performer)

Alvin Ailey Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1990 (Questionable)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8858
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3552 (former)
Filmed dance
Television programs
Filmed performances
Creation/production credits: Choreography: Alvin Ailey, staged by Masazumi Chaya. Music: Keith Jarrett. Costumes: Christina Giannini. Lighting: Chenault Spence. [Television] lighting: Timothy Hunter and Jørgen Johannessen.
Creation/production credits: Performed by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: April Berry (Joyce Trisler) and others.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (27 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY936024241-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12174774
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): dce44ff0-900c-0135-a039-57823d64b8ae
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

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  • 1990: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Memoria" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1990.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Memoria" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 25, 2024.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1990). Memoria Retrieved from

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