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Dewa Pecil, Bahgian, Part I

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Dewa Pecil, Bahgian, Part I
Alum, Manuel (Associated name)

Manuel Alum Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1990 (Questionable)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9008
Made in Malaysia/a shamanic journey (Choreographic work)
Dance -- Malaysia
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Motion pictures
Documentary films
Content: Title from original container.
Venue: Videotaped in performance in Malaysia, possibly in 1990.
Language: In a Malaysian language.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (124 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
First part of a Malaysian folk theater and dance ritual or performance of several hours' duration, probably recorded during Manuel Alum's visit to Malaysia in 1990. The performance continues on *MGZIC 9-4832 and 9-4833, also titled Dewa Pecil, Bahgian. Some sections of this performance may be recognized in theatricalized form in Alum's choreographic work Made in Malaysia/a shamanic journey, first presented at the Asia Society, New York, in June 1991. Among these are the Main puteri, an exorcism ritual performed by a male or female shaman and a rebab player who acts as an interrogator, and the Mak yong, a dance-drama in which women perform all the roles except those of clowns. The performance combines dancing, gamelan music, singing, and dialogue.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12392964
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a9ae61f0-8333-0138-6198-61cf116c52f5
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  • 1990: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dewa Pecil, Bahgian" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1990. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/980aa961-8233-47bf-9640-d295444dc773

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dewa Pecil, Bahgian" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 8, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/980aa961-8233-47bf-9640-d295444dc773

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1990). Dewa Pecil, Bahgian Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/980aa961-8233-47bf-9640-d295444dc773

Wikipedia Citation

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Dewa Pecil, Bahgian