On Fire with African Dance: Stacato Incandescence: The Story of Mambo
NamesNew York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)Thompson, Robert Farris (Speaker)Schmidt, Jan, 1976- (Speaker)Weaver, Jonathan (Cinematographer)Penn, Robert E. (Producer)Penn, Robert E. (Editor)Robert Penn Productions (Videographer)New York Public Library. Dance Division (Presenter)
Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation
Dates / OriginDate Created: 2013-03-14
Table of ContentsIntroduction (6 min.) / speaker, Jan Schmidt -- Presentation (61 min.) / speaker, Robert Farris Thompson -- Question & Answer session (13 min.).
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 1328
TopicsMambo (Dance)Dance -- Africa
NotesStatement of responsibility: A presentation by Robert Farris Thompson, Master T ; presented by the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image, Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. Introduced by Jan Schmidt (Curator, Jerome Robbins Dance Division).Creation/production credits: Video played during presentation, courtesy of Robert Farris Thompson.Creation/production credits: Videography production, Robert Penn Productions ; producer, Robert Penn ; director of photography, Jonathan Weaver ; editor, Robert Penn.Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Bruno Walter Auditorium, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, New York, N.Y. on 2013 March 14.Funding: This recording was made possible by the Committee for the Jerome Robbins Dance Division.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (DVCam) (approximately 80 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in.
DescriptionRobert Farris Thompson (Master T), the Colonel John Trumbull Professor of the History of Art at Yale University discusses Mambo which shows a fusion of a variety of dance styles from lindy, to ballet, to bomba, to Afro-Cuban dance, interspersed with slides of still images and video footage, concludes with a Question & Answer session. Part of a series of free public programs on African dance presented by the Jerome Robbins Dance Division with The Committee for the Jerome Robbins Dance Division.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19830015Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 89b9cf50-e366-0130-d3c2-3c075448cc4b
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