On Fire with African Dance: Stacato Incandescence: The Story of Mambo

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Title
On Fire with African Dance: Stacato Incandescence: The Story of Mambo
Names
New 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)
Collection

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2013-03-14
Table of Contents
Introduction (6 min.) / speaker, Jan Schmidt -- Presentation (61 min.) / speaker, Robert Farris Thompson -- Question & Answer session (13 min.).
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1328
Topics
Mambo (Dance)
Dance -- Africa
Genres
Lectures
Notes
Statement 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 Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (DVCam) (approximately 80 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in.
Description
Robert 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 Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19830015
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 89b9cf50-e366-0130-d3c2-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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  • 2013: Created
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "On Fire with African Dance" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2013. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8ba7db40-e366-0130-c7fc-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "On Fire with African Dance" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 21, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8ba7db40-e366-0130-c7fc-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2013). On Fire with African Dance Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8ba7db40-e366-0130-c7fc-3c075448cc4b

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On Fire with African Dance