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Dances, chants and drum rhythms of Haiti with Jean Léon Destiné

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Title
Dances, chants and drum rhythms of Haiti with Jean Léon Destiné
Names
Destiné, Jean Léon (Speaker)
Dieudonné, Nadia. (Dancer)
Louis, Damas Fan-fan. (Instrumentalist)
Jean-Baptiste, James Tiga. (Instrumentalist)
Pally, Alan J. (Producer)
Pally, Alan J. (Speaker)
Tchobanian, Aram. (Videographer)
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (Presenter)
Collection

African Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 2004
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1365
Topics
Dance
Folk dancing, Haitian
Folk music
Percussion music
Merengue (Dance)
Compas (Dance)
Rabodaille (Dance)
Mazoune (Dance)
Congo paillette (Dance)
Yanvalou (Dance)
Nago (Dance)
Ibo (Dance)
Pas rigole (Dance)
Mahi (Dance)
Zépaules (Dance)
Dahomey-zépaules (Dance)
Petro (Dance)
Banda (Dance)
Contredanses
Genres
Lectures
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Statement of responsibility: presented by The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts ; produced by Alan J. Pally.
Performers: Speaker and performer: Jean Léon Destiné.
Performers: Dancer: Nadia Dieudonné.
Performers: Musicians: Damas (Fanfan) Louis (master drummer), Tiga Jean Baptiste (drummer-accompanist).
Content: Welcome speech by Alan J. Pally.
Venue: 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.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (88 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Description
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.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16010941
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 32235a40-6f25-0131-a915-3c075448cc4b
Copyright Notice
© Jean Léon Destiné, Nadia Dieudonné, Damas Fan-fan Louis, and James Tiga Jean-Baptiste
Rights Statement
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dances, chants and drum rhythms of Haiti with Jean Léon Destiné" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2004. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/376c1c00-6f25-0131-865f-3c075448cc4b

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dances, chants and drum rhythms of Haiti with Jean Léon Destiné" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 17, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/376c1c00-6f25-0131-865f-3c075448cc4b

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2004). Dances, chants and drum rhythms of Haiti with Jean Léon Destiné Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/376c1c00-6f25-0131-865f-3c075448cc4b

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Dances, chants and drum rhythms of Haiti with Jean Léon Destiné