The African scene: five songs and dances

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Title
The African scene: five songs and dances
Names
United Nations (Presenter)
Collection

African Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1963-12-10
Table of Contents
[Work dance with mortar] / performed by two women -- [Lullaby] / sung by a woman -- Dance of the lonely ones [title announced by musician] [excerpt] / danced by a man and a woman -- [Song] [excerpt] / sung by a man -- [Group dance and song] / danced by three women, accompanied by men playing drums and a stringed instrument.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9450
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4803 (former)
Topics
Dance -- Africa
Music -- Africa
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Music
Video recordings
Notes
Content: Title from information provided by the United Nations Media Center.
Venue: Recorded in performance at the General Assembly Hall of the United Nations during the Human Rights Day Concert, December 10, 1963.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (Betacam SP) (10 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Description
Excerpts from a performance of music and dance, probably from different parts of Africa.Special event coverage and commentary.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY96-F321
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12523462
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b8f50010-8b3b-0135-7c96-11e036fb63fd
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1963: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The African scene" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1963. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b5778d27-5889-4525-a6ab-ad471ffd2575

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The African scene" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 20, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b5778d27-5889-4525-a6ab-ad471ffd2575

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1963). The African scene Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b5778d27-5889-4525-a6ab-ad471ffd2575

Wikipedia Citation

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The African scene