Les Ballets Africains from the Republic of Guinea
NamesSano, Kemoko (Choreographer)Zambo, Italo (Director)Thorburn, Jane (Director)Ballets Africains (Associated name)Channel Four (Great Britain) (Client)Sano, Kemoko (Musician)
African Dance Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1990Place: U.KPublisher: Doundoumba Records
Table of Contents[As given on wrapper:] Rhythms of Africa -- African dawn -- The sacred forest -- Celebration -- Finale.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4793
TopicsDanceDrummers (Musicians)Stilt dancesMask dancesInitiation dances
GenresFilmed performancesFilmed performances
NotesStatement of responsibility: an After Image production for Channel 4 ; video director and editor, Jane Thorburn ; producer, Anne McGeoch ; executive producer, Mark Lucas ; [performance] director general/artistic director, Italo Zambo ; choreography by Mohamed Kemoko Sano.Creation/production credits: Technical direction, Hamidou Bangoura ; costumier, Guila Traore ; director of photography, Robin Thorburn.Performers: Performed by Les Ballets Africains. Female dancers/singers: Manana Cisse, Diely Kanni Diawara, Naitou Camara, Marie Bangoura, Mayeni Camara, Macire Souare, Maimouna Diawara, Sayon Bangoura, Hawa Conde, Fadima Traore, M'mah Toure, Mariama Toure. Male dancers/singers: Sekou II Conde, Bangaly Bangoura, Yamoussa Soumah, Moustapha Bangoura, Amadou Dioulde Diallo, Mamadouba Soumah, Hamidou Koivogui, Sekou Sylla, Aboubacar ii Camara, Guila Traore.Performers: Musicians: Gbanoworo Keita (first solo djembe), Laurent Camara (second solo djembe), Seny Toure, Mohamed Lamine Sylla, Ibrahima Conté (percussionists), Moustapha Bangoura, Hamidou Bangoura (doundoun), Mohamed Kemoko Sano (krin/djembe/steel pan), Younoussa Camara (kenkeni), Mohamed Sylla, Koca Salé Dioubate (krin/balaphone), Mamadi Mansare (flute), Fode Kalissa (kora/vocals).Content: Recorded in performance onstage in the United Kingdom on October 10, 1990.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (54 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12397140Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ca4d9800-f79b-0130-3b5d-3c075448cc4b
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