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Title
Dance for AIDS Benefit
Names
Sorvino, Ann
Siciak, Janet (Composer)
Meese, Cynthia (Singer)
Keillor, Kathleen
Leizman, Liz
Washington, Eno
Middleton, Marilyn (Director)
Bayo, Adeye (Director)
Osumarea, Bamidele
Herzog, Arthur, Jr (Composer)
Holiday, Billie, 1915-1959 (Composer)
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750 (Composer)
Nix, Michael (Composer)
Peterson, Oscar, 1925-2007 (Composer)
Dumakude, Thuli (Composer)
Msomi, Welcome (Composer)
Giovanni, Nikki (Composer)
Schena, Michael G (Videographer)
Stoneleigh-Burnham School (Greenfield, Mass.), Dance Dept
Bamidele Dancers and Drummers (Company)
Swingle Singers
Third World (Musical group)
Loose Caboose (Musical group)
Collection

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1995
Table of Contents
Cassette 1 (ca. 51 min.). Hold me up Lord / choreography not credited ; song written by Janet Siciak ; sung by Cynthia Meese ; danced by Ann Sorvino ; accompanied by Janet Siciak.
God bless the child / song written by Arthur Herzog and Billie Holiday ; sung by Cynthia Meese ; accompanied by Janet Siciak.
Mad blues / song written by Larry Markes and Dick Charles ; sung by Cynthia Meese ; accompanied by Janet Siciak.
Amazing grace / choreography, Kathleen Keillor ; music, Nana Mascouri [Mouskouri?] ; danced by Mixed Company: Kathryn Colby, Elizabeth Doares, Kathleen Keillor, Elizabeth Kidder, Ann Sorvino, Suzanne Fogel Spencer, Marie van Dyck.
Field hockey fugue / choreography, Ann Sorvino ; music, Bach, [sung by] the Swingle Singers ; danced by Stoneleigh-Burnham's Dance Performance Project: Emily Bull, Amy Holubecki, Naomi Komagata, Claire Plackwic, Becky Plough, Katie Wick.
As long as I can see the light / choreography, Liz Leizman ; costumes, the Fabulous Chenille Twins ; danced by Spectrum in Motion: Katherine Xilonen Bervera, Ping Yew Chin, Olivia Ilano-Davis, Catherine Iselin, Michael Ketchum, Liz Leizman, Lesley Makings, Bonita Oliver, Art Sansome, Joy Voeth, Lisa Waryck, Richard Weiss.
Position three / inspired by the painting of A. Hale-Johnson ; choreography, Ann Sorvino ; music, Michael Nix ; poetry, Robert Steinem ; danced by the Sorvino Dance Project: Kelly Brown, Angel Huntington, Heather Rutka, Ann Sorvino, Meg van Dyck.
[Three songs:] "You stole my love," "Boogie woogie bugle boy," "My special angel" / director, Cynthia Meese ; sung by Stoneleigh-Burnham's Octet: Cheverly Council, Tracy Cnosson, Sara Dodson, Leah Freeman, Kate George, Clare Muldaur, Irene Rankin, Asa Muir-Harmony.
Gravy waltz / choreography, Kathleen Keillor ; music, Oscar Peterson ; danced by Mixed Company: Kathryn Colby, Elizabeth Doares, Kathleen Keillor, Elizabeth Kidder, Ann Sorvino, Suzanne Fogel Spencer.
Vicarious beauty / choreography, Ann Sorvino ; music, Orli Zuchovitski ; danced by Stoneleigh-Burnham's Dance Performance Project: Amy Holubecki, Claire Plackwic, Becky Plough, Katie Wick.
Cassette 2 (ca. 37 min.). Tribute to Bamidele [Rastafari chant followed by suite of dances]: Nyabinghi / traditional Rastafari chant ; performed by Baba Gagey Ross-Wolcott -- [Dances] / choreography and performance, Eno Asabo Washington ; music and poetry, Thuli Dumakude and Welcome Msomi's Izulu Dance Theater ("Africa"), Nikki Giovanni ("The women gather"), Third World ("Who gave you"), Loose Caboose ("Bloodfire").
Dance for Bamidele and Eno / artistic direction, Marilyn Middleton ; musical direction, Adeye Bayo ; performed by the Bamidele Dancers and Drummers in honor of their founder Bamidele Osumarea (1947-1995) and Eno Asabo Washington.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8192
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4931 (former)
Topics
AIDS benefits
Benefit performances
Drummers (Musicians)
Dance, Black -- United States
Art and dance
Genres
two-dimensional moving image
Dance
Music
Video
Notes
Venue: Videotaped in performance at Northampton Center for the Arts, Northampton, Mass., on November 2, 1995, by Pioneer Video Productions ; videographer, Michael G. Schena.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 streaming video file (NTSC) (88 min.) :sd., col.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY97-F554
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13303671
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4ce3ed20-7b99-0135-56f4-5b74febf7f27
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1995: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dance for AIDS Benefit" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1995. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f49afab0-8831-48f5-a6d9-e131d958d848

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dance for AIDS Benefit" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 16, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f49afab0-8831-48f5-a6d9-e131d958d848

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1995). Dance for AIDS Benefit Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f49afab0-8831-48f5-a6d9-e131d958d848

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Dance for AIDS Benefit