Lions will roar, swans will fly, angles will wrestle heaven, rains will break: gukurahundi

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Title
Lions will roar, swans will fly, angles will wrestle heaven, rains will break: gukurahundi
Additional title: Lions will roar, swans will fly, angels will wrestle heaven, rains will break: gukurahundi (Choreographic work : Chipaumire)
Names
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Chipaumire, Nora (Choreographer)
Chipaumire, Nora (Director)
Chipaumire, Nora (Conceptor)
Chipaumire, Nora (Dancer)
Badolo, Souleymane, 1968- (Dancer)
Mapfumo, Thomas (Musician)
Mapfumo, Thomas (Composer)
Tardy, Romain (Designer)
Nagata, Naoko (Costume designer)
Novak, Joe W. (Lighting designer)
Novak, Joe W. (Technical director)
Chideya, Farai (Moderator)
De Boysson, Jean (Director)
De Boysson, Jean (Editor)
De Boysson, Jean (Videographer)
Blacks Unlimited (Musical group) (Performer)
651, An Arts Center (Associated name)
Collection

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2010-05-21
Date Created: 2010-05-22
Table of Contents
Performance (83 min.) -- Post show discussion (ca. 13 min.) / panel: Nora Chipaumire (choreographer & performer), Thomas Mapfumo (composer, musician), Farai Chideua (moderator).
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-5816
Topics
Chipaumire, Nora
Mapfumo, Thomas
Blacks Unlimited (Musical group)
Long Island University
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Panel discussions
Interviews
Notes
Creation/production credits: conceived, choreographed and directed by Nora Chipaumire ; original sound score by Thomas Mapfumo & The Blacks Unlimited.
Content: Widescreen.
Content: Minimal lighting; image is dark.
Content: Recording made possible by the cooperation of 651 Arts, Nora Chipaumire, The Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts, and The Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image, Dance Division, The New York Public Library.
Conservation history: This program is available in the Dance Division's *MGZB 651, An Arts Center [programs].
Creation/production credits: Video directed and edited by Jean de Boysson ; camera, D.D. Cronos, Jean de Boysson.
Performers: Performed by Nora Chipaumire and Souleymane Badolo ; musicians, The Blacks Unlimited: Thomas Mapfumo (vocals & guitar), Lancelot Kashesha (percussion & vocals), Gilbert Zvamaida (guitar & vocals), Christopher Muchabaiwa (bass guitar), Chakaipa Mhembere (mbira).
Performers: Video design by Romain Tardy ; early design by Joelle Dietrick ; original lighting design by Olivier Clausse dit Maurice ; additional lighting design and technical direction by Joe W. Novak ; costume design by Naiko Nagata ; production coordination by Susan Hamburger.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at The Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts, Long Island Univ., Brooklyn Campus, Brooklyn, N.Y., on May 21& 22, 2010.
Funding: This recording is made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a State Agency.
Funding: The assistance of the New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts is gratefully acknowledged.
Funding: The Dance Division gratefully acknowledges the assistance of The Jerome Robbins Foundation.
Physical Description
Born digital
Extent: 1 video file (98 min.) : sound, color
Description
Panel discusses the creation of this work, how the collaboration happened, how they want the work to be perceived, how to increase audiences, and Chipaumire's strategy for getting more audience members by collaborating with a well known music group, The Blacks Unlimited.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18976532
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 52bd4610-f79c-0130-c8b9-3c075448cc4b
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.

Item timeline of events

  • 2010: Created (Approximate)
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Lions will roar, swans will fly, angles will wrestle heaven, rains will break: gukurahundi" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2010 - 2010. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5399c3a0-f79c-0130-3d5a-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Lions will roar, swans will fly, angles will wrestle heaven, rains will break: gukurahundi" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 20, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5399c3a0-f79c-0130-3d5a-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2010 - 2010). Lions will roar, swans will fly, angles will wrestle heaven, rains will break: gukurahundi Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5399c3a0-f79c-0130-3d5a-3c075448cc4b

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Lions will roar, swans will fly, angles will wrestle heaven, rains will break: gukurahundi