RevelationsAdditional title: Revelations (Choreographic work : Ailey)
NamesNew York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)Machanic, Amos (Dancer)Vlad, Desire (Dancer)Johnson, Lisa (Dancer)Roxas, Elizabeth (Dancer)Meek, Leonard (Dancer)Asca, Guillermo (Dancer)Cáceres, Linda (Dancer)Franklin, Edward (Dancer)Thomas, Nasha (Dancer)Gaddis, Bernard (Dancer)Lambert, Vikkia (Dancer)Joy, Michael (Dancer)Sands, Uri (Dancer)Rushing, Matthew, 1973- (Dancer)Powell, Troy (Dancer)Sellers, John, 1924-1999 (Arranger)Ailey, Alvin (Choreographer)Harper, Ves (Designer)Forbes, Barbara (Costume designer)Cernovich, Nicola (Lighting designer)Roberts, Howard A., 1924- (Arranger)Johnson, Hall, 1888-1970 (Arranger)Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (Presenter)LeCain/Charette Associates (Videographer)New York Public Library. Dance Collection (Associated name)Sellers, John, 1924-1999 (Singer)Harper, Ves (Costume designer)
Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1997-04-22
Table of ContentsPilgrim of sorrow: I been 'buked / music arranged by Hall Johnson ; danced by the Company -- Didn't my Lord deliver Daniel / music arranged by James Miller ; danced by Amos Machanic Jr., Désirée Vlad, Lisa Johnson -- Fix me, Jesus / music arranged by Hall Johnson ; danced by Elizabeth Roxas, Leonard Meek. |||| Take me to the water: Processional / danced by Guillermo Asca, Linda Cáceres, Edward Franklin, Amos J. Machanic Jr. -- Wade in the water / music, "Wade in the water" sequence by Ella Johnson, "A man went down to the river" is an original composition by Ella Johnson ; danced by Nasha Thomas, Bernard Gaddis, Vikkia Lambert -- I want to be ready / music arranged by James Miller ; danced by Michael Joy. |||| Move, members, move: Sinner man / danced by Uri Sands, Matthew Rushing, Troy Powell -- The day is past and gone / danced by the Company -- You may run on / music arranged by Brother John Sellers and Howard Roberts, sung by Brother John Sellers ; danced by the Company -- Rocka my soul in the bosom of Abraham / danced by the Company.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 2422Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5500 (former)
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesCreation/production credits: [presented by] the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater ; choreography by Alvin Ailey ; music, traditional.Content: Accompanied by house program.Content: Recording made possible by the cooperation of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library.Creation/production credits: Music arranged by Howard Roberts unless otherwise noted ; decor and costumes, Ves Harper ; costumes for "Rocka my soul" redesigned by Barbara Forbes ; lighting, Nicola Cernovitch.Performers: Danced by the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.Venue: Recorded in performance at the Wang Center for the Performing Arts, Boston, Mass., on April 22, 1997, by LeCain/Charette Associates.Funding: Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (Betacam SP) (39 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY97-F442NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13231602Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3c0b0910-86ac-0135-519b-091be2f6776a
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