Traditions and visions of the Middle East
NamesNew York Public Library for the Performing Arts (Producer)Sofian, Anahid (Choreographer)Neville, Phoebe (Choreographer)Beeman, Andrea (Dancer)Marshall, Delrosa (Dancer)Musacchio, Jean (Dancer)Schaffer, Rosanne (Choreographer)Fasman, Glen (Lighting designer)Anahid Sofian Dance Company (Performer)Sofian, Anahid (Dancer)Neville, Phoebe (Dancer)Schaffer, Rosanne (Dancer)Sofian, Anahid (Artistic director)
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Public Program Dance Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1993
Table of ContentsCONTENTS: Le jardin. Chor: Sofian. Mus: traditional Armenian, played by John Berberian Ensemble. Perf. by Musacchio and Sofian. -- Awakening. Chor/perf: Schaffer. Consultant: Sofian. Mus: traditional Turkish, played by Farouk Tekbilek, ney; Moroccan folkloric. -- Oriental suite. Chor: Sofian. I. Ya ain mulyetin. Mus: modern Egyptian folkloric. Perf. by Sofian. II. Raks beledi. Solos choreographed by performers. Mus: Arabic dance rhythm; percussion ensemble: Souren Baronian, Arto Tuncboyaci, Rowan Hicks, Joe Zeytoonian, Ara Dinkjian, and Steve Knight. Perf. by Beeman and Marshall. III. Spirit at the well. Mus: ney taxsim (Egyptian). Perf. by Musacchio. IV. Alla turca. Mus: Turkish gypsy. Perf. by Sofian. -- Elegy. Chor/perf: Neville. Mus: from Fire dance; Farouk Tekbilek on ney. -- Ode. Chor: Sofian. Mus: Irini Pappas (vocalist), arr. by Vangelis Papatranassio (Greece). Perf. by Neville (soloist) and ensemble.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 3251Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3937 (former)
TopicsBelly danceDance -- Middle East
GenresFilmed performancesFilmed dance
NotesVenue: Videotaped in performance at the Bruno Walter Auditorium, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, New York, on May 24, 1993. Performers: Performed by Anahid Sofian and Dancers: Andrea Beeman, Delrosa Marshall, Jean Musacchio, Rosanne Schaffer, and guest artist Phoebe Neville.Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a donation from Lynn Garafola.Creation/production credits: Presented by New York Public Library for the Performing Arts as part of the Performing Arts of Asia Festival. Series producer: Alan J. Pally.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (44 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY936047946-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175139Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2306c050-b45c-0136-1db9-7fe42aac9f55
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