Look above the clouds
NamesBest, Ahmondylla (Creator)Giraud, Tiyé (Choreographer)Patrick, Pamela (Composer)Hall-Smith, Pat (Choreographer)Hall-Smith, Pat (Costume designer)Hall-Smith, Pat (Performer)Dawson, Lori A (Lighting designer)Ladygourd Sangoma (Dance company) (Performer)Dance Theater Workshop (Producer)Video D Studios (Videographer)Best, Ahmondylla (Arranger)Best, Ahmondylla (Performer)Giraud, Tiyé (Composer)Giraud, Tiyé (Performer)Patrick, Pamela (Arranger)Patrick, Pamela (Performer)
Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1989 (Approximate)
Table of ContentsReel 1 (ca. 39 min.). Burundi drumming / drumming adaptations from the heart of Central Africa ; arrangement, Ahmondylla Best ; choreography, Tiyé Giraud ; solo choreography, Pat Hall-Smith ; song concept, Pamela Patrick ; arrangements, the Company. Ke C.O.S.A.T.U. (Congress of the South African Trade Union) / arrangement, Ahmondylla Best ; choreography I (sorority mixture), Azikiwah ; choreography II, South African gumboot dance. Look above the clouds / composition and arrangement, Pamela Patrick. Shekere / company collaboration. Drum interlude / featuring drumming by Pamela Patrick. Petro / traditional Haitian rhythm ; choreography, Pat Hall-Smith. Reel 2 (ca. 52 min.). Sorceress / composition and arrangement, Tiyé Giraud. Vocal gourds / rap ; written by Pamela Patrick. Berimbao / composition and arrangement, Tiyé Giraud ; translation (into Portuguese), Norma Smith. Work songs / adaptation, research and arrangement, Tiyé Giraud. Women on their way to the fields: work songs from Angola/Zaire ; various southern American work songs ; children's songs. Tana tana / traditional South African song ; choreography, Pat Hall-Smith. Makin' turns /; composition and arrangement, Ahmondylla Best.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 4798Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5868 (former)
TopicsDance Theater WorkshopDrummers (Musicians)Work songsGum boot dance (Dance)Dance, Black
NotesStatement of responsibility: presented by Dance Theater Workshop ; [created and performed by] LadyGourd SanGoma.Content: Accompanied by house program.Content: End of cassette 1 contains unrelated b&w footage.Creation/production credits: Costumes, Pat Hall-Smith ; lighting, Lori A. Dawson.Performers: Performed by LadyGourd SanGoma: Ahmondylla Best, Tiyé Giraud, Pamela Patrick and Pat Hall-Smith.Venue: Videotaped in performance at Dance Theater Workshop's Bessie Schönberg Theater, New York, as part of the New Song series, on December 17, 1989, by Video D Studios.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (91 min.) : sound, color
DescriptionConcert of vocal and instrumental music and dance.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY98-F3163NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13987268Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 95356250-4b5c-0133-9f3f-60f81dd2b63c
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