Soirée Baroque en Haïti
NamesNew York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)Destiné, Jean Léon (Speaker)Turocy, Catherine (Director)Turocy, Catherine (Choreographer)Turocy, Catherine (Dancer)Williams, Ann (Director)Richman, James (Director)Saint-Georges, Joseph Bologne, chevalier de, 1745-1799 (Composer)Daiter, Marcea T. (Choreographer)Copeland, Caroline (Dancer)Edgar, Sarah (Dancer)Udovicki, Ani (Dancer)Rodríguez Hernández, David (Dancer)Williams, Seth (Dancer)Wilson, Timothy (Dancer)Abbott, Ingrid (Dancer)Ray, Nycole (Dancer)Young, Melissa M. (Dancer)Giles, Edmond (Dancer)Lemonius, Garfield (Dancer)Silva, G. Armando (Dancer)Roberts, Cynthia (Instrumentalist)Griffin, Judson (Instrumentalist)Meredith, Tamara (Instrumentalist)Gallagher, James (Instrumentalist)Gummere, Christine (Instrumentalist)Slocum, Melissa (Instrumentalist)Louis, Damas Fan-Fan (Instrumentalist)Daiter, Paul (Instrumentalist)Mary, Jean (Instrumentalist)Teran, Rogelio (Instrumentalist)Chiment, Marie Anne (Costume designer)Skow, Marilyn (Costume designer)Hardy, Miranda (Designer)Aldrich, Elizabeth, 1947- (Creator)Téten, Carol (Creator)Holub, Johannes (Videographer)Holub, Jenny (Videographer)New York Baroque Dance Company (Performer)Dallas Black Dance Theatre (Performer)Concert Royal (Musical group : U.S.) (Performer)New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Dance Collection (Associated name)
Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation
Dates / OriginDate Created: 2003-11-02
Table of Contents[Introduction] / by James Richman.I, Prologue. Violin concerto in C, opus 3, no. 2 (Allegro) / by Joseph Boulogne, dit Chevalier de Saint-Georges -- Haitian overture -- Welcome by Jean-Léon Destiné.II, Social dances from the French colony. La valse / reconstructed by Elizabeth Aldrich; danced by Caroline Copeland and Timothy Wilson -- Menuet à quatre / music, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; period choreography by Catherine Turocy; danced by Sarah Edgar, Ani Udovicki, Seth Williams, Timothy Wilson -- Koye [and] Asaka (Contredanse) / reconstructed by Marcea Daiter; danced by Nycole Ray, Melissa M. Young, Garfield Lemonius, Edmond Giles, Armando Silva.III, Concerto in C Major, opus 3, no. 2 (Adagio) / by Joseph Boulogne, dit Chevalier de Saint-Georges.IV, Pantomime. Colonial French: Les caractères de la danse / choreographed and danced in period style by Catherine Turocy; music, Jean Féry Rebel -- Story dances of the Haitians: A Haitian myth / reconstructed by Marcea Daiter; danced by Nycole Ray, Garfield Lemonius, Edmond Giles.V, Dances for the sailors and stevedores. The hornpipe of John Durang / reconstructed by Carol Téten; danced by Seth Williams and Timothy Wilson -- Raboday / choreography, Marcea Daiter; danced by Ingrid Abbott, Garfield Lemonius, Armando Silva, Edmond Giles.VI, At the Salle de Spectacles. Dance of the blessed spirits ([from] Orphée) / choreography in period style by Catherine Turocy; music, Christoph Willibald von Gluck; danced by Caroline Copeland (Eurydice) and David Rodriguez (Orphée) -- Concerto in C Major, opus 3, no. 2 (Rondeau) / by Joseph Boulogne, dit Chevalier de Saint-Georges -- La Nouvelle Yorck / choreography by M. Roger, reconstructed by Catherine Turocy; danced by Nycole Ray, Melissa M. Young, Ingrid Abbott, Sarah Edgar, Armando Silva, David Rodriguez, Seth Williams, Timothy Wilson.VII, Haitian spirit dances. Vodun zépaule [and] Yanvalou / danced by Dallas Black Dance Theatre.VIII, Drum solo / [played by] Damas Fan-Fan Louis.IX, The contredanse. Allemande ([from] Le devin du village) / period choreography by Catherine Turocy, assisted by Marcea Daiter; music, Jean Jacques Rousseau; danced by the combined companies.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 1364
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performancesSpeechesFilmed speeches
NotesStatement of responsibility: with The New York Baroque Dance Company, Dallas Black Dance Theatre, and Concert Royal ; choreography by Marcea Daiter and Catherine Turocy.Accompanied by house program.Recording made possible by the cooperation of Marcea Daiter, Jean-Léon Destiné, Dallas Black Dance Theatre, Damas Fan-Fan Louis, The New York Baroque Dance Company, Concert Royal, Florence Gould Hall, French Institute Alliance Française, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image, Dance Division, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.Creation/production credits: Costumes for The New York Baroque Dance Company, Marie Anne Chiment and Marilyn Skow ; lighting, Miranda Hardy.Performers: Danced by The New York Baroque Dance Company: Catherine Turocy, artistic director; Caroline Copeland, Sarah Edgar, Ani Udovicki, David Rodriguez, Seth Williams, Timothy Wilson.Performers: Danced by Dallas Black Dance Theatre: Ann Williams, artistic director and founder; Ingrid Abbott, Nycole Ray, Melissa M. Young, Edmond Giles, Garfield Lemonius, [G.] Armando Silva.Performers: Music performed by Concert Royal: James Richman, artistic director and harpsichord; Cynthia Roberts, Judson Griffin (Baroque violins), Tamara Meredith (Baroque flute and viola), James Gallagher (Baroque violin and viola), Christine Gummere (Baroque cello), Melissa Slocum (violone).Performers: Music performed by Damas Fan-Fan Louis (master drummer); Paul Daiter, Jean Mary, Rogelio Teran (drummers).Performers: Special guest speaker: Jean-Léon Destiné.Venue: Videotaped in performance at Florence Gould Hall at the French Institute Alliance Française, New York, N.Y., on November 2, 2003; video documentation, Johannes Holub Videographers; camera, Jenny Holub, Johannes Holub; editing, Johannes Holub.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 2 videocassettes (Betacam SP) (104 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15910660Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 15a9d9d0-6f25-0131-e5e2-3c075448cc4b
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