Sachiyo Ito: 25th anniversaryAdditional title: Dance of the crane (Choreographic work : Ito)Additional title: Uhkui (Choreographic work : Ito)Additional title: Ama no iwato (Choreographic work : Ito)Additional title: Star dust (Choreographic work : Ito)Additional title: Yume (Choreographic work : Ito)
NamesIto, Sachiyo (Choreographer)Ito, Sachiyo (Dancer)Tachibana, Sahotae (Dancer)Takahashi, Keiti (Dancer)Richards, Terry (Dancer)Ishimura, Misako (Dancer)Hurkin-Torres, Jean (Dancer)Tanabe, Mariko (Dancer)Sakamaki, Masa (Dancer)Samuelson, Ralph (Arranger)Sakamoto, Ryūichi, 1952- (Composer)Sawai, Tadao, 1937-1997 (Composer)Mizuno, Toshiro (Composer)Handa, Junko (Composer)Mitchell, Robert D (Designer)Florence Gould Hall (New York, N.Y.) (Event place)
General Dance Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1997-11-01
Table of Contents1. Dance of the crane (for peace and longevity) (1996) (ca. 10 min.) / choreography and performance, Sachiyo Ito ; music, "Honshirabe" and "San'nya," arranged by Ralph Samuelson ; set, Robert Mitchell ; shakuhachi played by Ralph Samuelson -- Tama-tori ama (The fisherwoman and the sacred crystal ball) (ca. 14 min.) / choreography in the jiuta-mai style from a 14th-century Noh play, restaged by Sachiyo Ito ; music, "Tama-tori ama" ; set, Robert Mitchell ; danced by Sachiyo Ito ; sangen (shamisen) played by Masayo Ishigure -- Uhkui (Sending off ancestral spirits) (1992) (ca. 9 min.) / choreography, Sachiyo Ito ; music for part I, Shun'nichi Mita ("Wakanatsu") ; music for part II, Ryuichi Sakamoto ("Chinukujushi") ; set, Robert Mitchell ; danced by Sahotae Tachibana, Sachiyo Ito, Keiti Takahashi, Terry Richards, Misako Ishimura, Jean Hurkin-Torres, Mariko Tanabe. Drum dance performed during the Bon festival -- Ama no iwato (Rock cave in heaven) (1997) (ca. 11 min.) / choreography, Sachiyo Ito ; music, Tadao Sawai ("Gosechi no mai" ["Dance for the gosechi ceremony"]) ; set, Robert Mitchell ; sculptures, Bob George ; sun goddess headdress, Terry Richards ; danced by Sachiyo Ito (Amaterasu, the sun goddess) and Mariko Tanabe (Ame-no-Uzume-no-Mikoto, a goddess). Dance-drama based on a story from Japanese mythology -- Star dust (ca. 7 min.) / choreography, Sachiyo Ito ; music, Toshiro Mizuno ("Stardust") ; actors, Sachiyo Ito, Keiti Takahashi, Masa Sakamaki ; the crew, Misako Ishimura, Terry Richards -- 2. Star dust (?), continued (ca. 3 min.) -- Yume (Dream) (1994) (ca. 19 min.) / choreography and performance, Sachiyo Ito ; music, Junko Handa ("Kaguwashiki biwa no ne ni yosete: koh" ["To the aromatic sound of biwa: fragrance"]) ; set, Robert Mitchell ; sculptures, Bob George.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 8897
TopicsDance -- JapanModern dance -- Japan
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesContent: Accompanied by partial house program.Venue: Videotaped in performance at Florence Gould Hall at the French Institute/Alliance Française, New York, on November 1, 1997.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (Betacam SP) (74 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
DescriptionExcerpts from a program of traditional and contemporary Japanese dance works, celebrating the 25th anniversary of Sachiyo Ito's American debut.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY98-F2680NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13712949Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3e7ce560-9303-0138-a864-237e93eb13d2
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