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Dances, Chants and Drum Rhythms of Haiti With Jean Léon Destiné

(Film - 2004)
Dances, Chants and Drum Rhythms of Haiti With Jean Léon Destiné
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Lecture-demonstration on the many facets of Haitian dance and music. Jean Léon Destiné explores the historical and cultural background of the dances, songs, and instrumental pieces: the artistic heritage of the Africans brought to Haiti as slaves, the influence of their European masters, the reflection of the beliefs of voodoo or voudoun, the slaves' rebellion. The program includes: an invocation to Papa Legba and Papa Damballah, a work-song and dance, contredanse/Juba, merengue (Angelico), compas, rabodaille, mazoune, Congo paillette, yanvalou, nago, ibo, pas rigole, mahi, zépaules, Dahomey, Petro, and Banda. The audience is invited to participate onstage in the final dance.
Statement of Responsibility: presented by The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts ; produced by Alan J. Pally
Title: Dances, chants and drum rhythms of Haiti with Jean Léon Destiné
Publisher: 2004
Country of Producing Entity: U.S
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (NTSC) (88 min.) : sd., col.
Content Type: two-dimensional moving image
Media Type: computer
video
Carrier Type: online resource
Restrictions on Access: Patrons can access streaming video file online only on site at the Library for the Performing Arts
Performers: ["Welcome speech by Alan J. Pally.<br/>", "Musicians: Damas (Fanfan) Louis (master drummer), Ti-Ga Jean Baptiste (drummer-accompanist).<br/>", "Dancer: Nadia Dieudonné.<br/>", "Speaker and performer: Jean Léon Destiné.<br/>"]
Event: Videotaped in performance at the Bruno Walter Auditorium, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, New York, N.Y., on May 8, 2004; video documentation, Aram Tchobanian
Summary: Lecture-demonstration on the many facets of Haitian dance and music. Jean Léon Destiné explores the historical and cultural background of the dances, songs, and instrumental pieces: the artistic heritage of the Africans brought to Haiti as slaves, the influence of their European masters, the reflection of the beliefs of voodoo or voudoun, the slaves' rebellion. The program includes: an invocation to Papa Legba and Papa Damballah, a work-song and dance, contredanse/Juba, merengue (Angelico), compas, rabodaille, mazoune, Congo paillette, yanvalou, nago, ibo, pas rigole, mahi, zépaules, Dahomey, Petro, and Banda. The audience is invited to participate onstage in the final dance.
Local Note: Former call number: *MGZIA 4-7278
Subject Headings: Banda (Dance) Petro (Dance) Dahomey-zépaules (Dance) Zépaules (Dance) Mahi (Dance) Pas rigole (Dance) Ibo (Dance) Nago (Dance) Yanvalou (Dance) Congo paillette (Dance) Mazoune (Dance) Rabodaille (Dance) Compas (Dance) Merengue (Dance) Percussion music Haiti Folk music Haiti Folk dancing, Haitian Dance Haiti
Genre/Form: Video
Dance
Topical Term: Contredanses
Banda (Dance)
Petro (Dance)
Dahomey-zépaules (Dance)
Zépaules (Dance)
Mahi (Dance)
Pas rigole (Dance)
Ibo (Dance)
Nago (Dance)
Yanvalou (Dance)
Congo paillette (Dance)
Mazoune (Dance)
Rabodaille (Dance)
Compas (Dance)
Merengue (Dance)
Percussion music
Folk music
Folk dancing, Haitian
Dance
Local Subject Heading: Contredanses
Donor Note: Gift of Public Programs, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
Research Call Number: *MGZIDF 1365
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