NamesBest, Ahmondylla (Performer)Best, Ahmondylla (Composer)Best, Ahmondylla (Arranger)Giraud, Tiyé (Performer)Giraud, Tiyé (Choreographer)Giraud, Tiyé (Composer)Giraud, Tiyé (Arranger)Patrick, Pamela (Performer)Patrick, Pamela (Arranger)Hall-Smith, Pat (Choreographer)Hall-Smith, Pat (Performer)Dawson, Lori A (Lighting designer)Ladygourd Sangoma (Dance company) (Performer)Dance Theater Workshop (Producer)Video D Studios (Videographer)
Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1988
Table of ContentsBurundi drumming (approx. 8 min.). Choreography: Giraud. Music: Arranged by the group; drum adaptation researched and arranged by Best; song concept by Patrick. Perf. by the group; dance solo perf. by Hall-Smith. -- Impressions of Burkina Faso (approx. 5 min.). Music/performance: Best. -- Ke Cosatu (Congress of South Africa Trade Unions) (approx. 3 min.). Choreography: 1) Sorority by Azikiwatu's sorority; 2) South African gum boot dance. Music: arranged by Best. Perf. by the group. -- HindeHu flutes (approx. 5 min.). Music/performance: group collaboration; humming bees researched by Patrick. -- Vocal gourd (approx. 4 min.). Music/performance: group collaboration. -- Work songs (Angola/Zaire and southern United States) (approx. 10 min.). Music: arranged by Giraud. Perf. by the group. -- Berimbao (approx. 5 min.). Music/performance: Giraud. -- Og un ya (Brazilian folk song) (approx. 5 min.). Choreography: Hall-Smith. Music: arranged by Giraud; drum and flute arranged by Patrick. -- Shekere finale (approx. 12 min.). Music/performance: group collaboration.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 2643
TopicsDance Theater WorkshopGum boot dance (Dance)Music -- AfricaMusic -- BrazilDrum dancesDance
NotesContent: Program title: Wave crossings.Performers: Performed by Ladygourd Sangoma: Ahmondylla Best, Tiye Giraud, Pam Patrick, and special guest artist Pat Hall-Smith.Venue: Videotaped in performance by Video D Studios at the Bessie Schönberg Theater, New York, on October 31, 1988. Presented by Dance Theater Workshop's Economy Tires Music Hall/New Song series.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.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (57 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
DescriptionInstrumental and vocal works, many including choreographed movement.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12174898Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3de072f0-6f29-0131-4f17-3c075448cc4b
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