1992 Event of the Year: Amerimusica

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1992 Event of the Year: Amerimusica
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Additional title: National Dance Institute Moving Image Archive
Additional title: Amerimusica (Choreographic work : Weinstein)
National Dance Institute (U.S.) (Creator)
Palmer, Karen (Interviewee)
Macko, Linda (Interviewee)
Leary, Carolyn F., 1941- (Inscriber)
McSweeny, Paula (Interviewee)
Abrams, Roz (Host)
D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934- (Creator)
Weinstein, Ellen (Creator)
Weinstein, Ellen (Director)
Amram, David (Composer)
Amram, David (Lyricist)
Amram, David (Conductor)
Abrams, Murray (Composer)
Caesar, Irving, 1895-1996 (Composer)
Garland, Joe, 1903-1977 (Composer)
Johnson, Jimmy (American composer, producer, and musician, born 1969) (Composer)
Joplin, Scott, 1868-1917 (Composer)
Mack, Cecil, 1883-1944 (Composer)
Muir, Lewis F., 1884-1950 (Composer)
Porter, Cole, 1891-1964 (Composer)
Matos Rodríguez, Gerardo Hernán, 1897-1948 (Composer)
Rogers, Bill, 1938?- (Composer)
Strauss, John, 1920-2011 (Composer)
Strayhorn, Billy (Composer)
Youmans, Vincent, 1898-1946 (Composer)
Weinstein, Ellen (Choreographer)
D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934- (Choreographer)
Ehrlich, Adrienne (Calligrapher)
Foreman, Donlin (Choreographer)
Gennaro, Peter (Choreographer)
Klinger, Lori (Choreographer)
Leone, Nick (Choreographer)
Oppenheimer, Catherine (Choreographer)
Santos, Tim (Choreographer)
Scham, Jenny (Choreographer)
Alexander, John, 1945- (Artist)
Yount, Kenneth M (Costume designer)
Hickey, John (Lighting designer)
Grabowski, Bill (Associated name)
Lewis-Evans, Kecia (Performer)
Foreman, Donlin (Performer)
Merritt, Theresa (Performer)
National Dance Institute (U.S.) (Producer)
Maria Productions, Inc (Producer)
No Name Gospel Singers (Performer)
Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts (New York, N.Y.) (Dancer)
National Dance Institute (U.S.) (Dancer)
National Dance Institute (U.S.) (Presenter)

National Dance Institute Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1992
Table of Contents
Children First: Back to School Special (6 min.): Segment of longer program exploring the use of computer software to teach writing to elementary school students. Comments from teachers Karen Palmer and Linda Macko, school superintendent, Somerville, New Jersey, Carolyn Leary, and early childhood specialist Paula McSweeny. Host, Roz Abrams. |||| National Dance Institute 1992 Event of the Year, Amerimusica (67 min.): Dance program celebrating the dance cultures of selected North and South American countries. In order, Guatemala (8 min.), Mexico (8 min.), Puerto Rico (2 min.), West Indies (3 min.), United States of America (40 min.), Brazil (6 min.)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 4164
Educational technology
Teaching -- Aids and devices
Dance -- Guatemala
Dance -- Mexico
Dance -- Puerto Rico
Dance -- Caribbean Area
Dance -- United States
Dance -- Brazil
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Content: First 6 minutes of video is beginning of television special about children and education. The full program included a segment on National Dance Institute; however, that portion of the program was recorded over with the NDI 1992 Event of the Year.
Creation/production credits: Conceived by Jacques d'Amboise, Ellen Weinstein; directed by Ellen Weinstein; original music and lyrics composed, orchestrated, and conducted by David Amram; select compositions by Murray Abrams, Irving Caesar, Joe Garland, Jimmy Johnson, Scott Joplin, Cecil Mack, Louis (i.e. Lewis) Muir, Cole Porter, G.H. Matos Rodriguez (i.e. Gerardo Hernán Matos Rodríguez), Bill Rogers, John Strauss, Billy Strayhorn, and Vincent Yeomans (i.e. Youmans); choreography by Ellen Weinstein with Jacques d'Amboise, Adrienne Ehrlich-Miller, Donlin Foreman, Peter Gennaro, Lori Klinger, Nick Leone, Catherine Oppenheimer, Tim Santos, and Jenny Scham; original artwork created by John Alexander; produced by Maria Productions, Inc/Maria Di Dia; costume designs by Kenneth M. Yount, assisted by Andrea Gibbs; lighting design by John Hickey; properties design by Bill Grabowski, assisted by Heidi Reneberg.
Performers: Kecia Lewis-Evans, Donlin Foreman, Theresa Merritt, The No Name Gospel Singers, performers; dancers from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Performing Arts, National Dance Institute students from New York City and New Jersey schools, dancers.
Venue: Recorded 1992 Brooklyn Academy of Music's Majestic Theater, Brooklyn, New York.
Acquisition: Gift; Jacques D'Amboise, 2012.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (77 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: 924358129
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20815504
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 405e5970-a99c-0133-ddd2-60f81dd2b63c
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1992 Event of the Year