Traditions and visions of the Middle East

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Title
Traditions and visions of the Middle East
Names
New 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)
Collection

New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Public Program Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1993
Table of Contents
CONTENTS: 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 locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3251
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3937 (former)
Topics
Belly dance
Dance -- Middle East
Genres
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Notes
Venue: 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 Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (44 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY936047946-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175139
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2306c050-b45c-0136-1db9-7fe42aac9f55
Rights Statement
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Traditions and visions of the Middle East" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1993. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/76ed9223-6c12-4dda-ab23-f5e56362faf3

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Traditions and visions of the Middle East" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 24, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/76ed9223-6c12-4dda-ab23-f5e56362faf3

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1993). Traditions and visions of the Middle East Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/76ed9223-6c12-4dda-ab23-f5e56362faf3

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Traditions and visions of the Middle East