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Title
Les Ballets Africains de Papa Ladji Camara
Names
Camara, Ladji, 1923- (Speaker)
Palmer, Robert (Musician)
Cherry, James (Musician)
Donaldson, Kehinde (Musician)
Brannon-Bey, Vernon (Musician)
Hylton, Kevin Nathaniel (Musician)
Webb, Carolyn (Carolyn Jeannette) (Dancer)
Webb, Carolyn (Carolyn Jeannette) (Musician)
Ward, Penny (Videographer)
Ballets Africains de Papa Ladji Camara (Performer)
New York Public Library. Dance Collection (Associated name)
Hylton, Kevin Nathaniel (Dancer)
Camara, Ladji, 1923- (Musician)
Camara, Ladji, 1923- (Dancer)
Collection

African Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1994-10-14
Table of Contents
Reel 1 (ca. 55 min.). Papa Ladji's drum solo -- L'appel des tam-tam -- Djiba -- Lamban, dance of circumcision. |||| Reel 2 (ca. 53 min.). Doku -- Song taught to audience -- Dance: Sarokarifa. |||| Reel 3 (ca. 15 min.). Speech by Papa Ladji.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2332
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4655 (former)
Topics
Dance -- Guinea
Music -- Guinea
Drummers (Musicians)
Dance, Black -- United States
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Recording made possible by the cooperation of Les Ballets Africains de Papa Ladji Camara and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library.
Performers: Performed by Les Ballets Africains de Papa Ladji Camara: drummers and singers, Papa Ladji Camara, Robert Palmer, James Cherry, Kehinde Donaldson, Vernon Brannon-Bey, Kevin Nathaniel Hylton, and Carolyn Webb ; dancers, Papa Ladji Camara, Hylton and Webb. Audience members appearing in impromptu dancing include Fanyuma M. Camara, Audrey Livingstone, Rochel Ann Herbert, and others.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at Fareta Studios, New York, on October 14, 1994, by Penny Ward.
Funding: Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 3 videocassettes (U-matic) (123 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Description
Studio performance of dance and music from Guinea, including audience participation in dances, a song taught to the audience by Papa Ladji Camara, and several impromptu speeches by Papa Ladji, a native of Guinea who now lives in the United States.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY95-F221
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12176505
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 37684ce0-72e0-0134-1ca0-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1994: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Les Ballets Africains de Papa Ladji Camara" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1994. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/15c66600-a9e9-0133-7a41-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Les Ballets Africains de Papa Ladji Camara" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 26, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/15c66600-a9e9-0133-7a41-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1994). Les Ballets Africains de Papa Ladji Camara Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/15c66600-a9e9-0133-7a41-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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Les Ballets Africains de Papa Ladji Camara