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Title Work

Title No: 4826

Title: Alvin Ailey: memories and visions

Alternate Titles:

Memories and visions

Medium: Moving Image

Original Medium: Film

Date: 1974 (Release)

Original Summary:
"Presents the artistry of the Alvin Ailey City Center Dance Theater.  Features Ailey's major works, choreographed to music which ranges from blues to classical; reflects on the influence of black roots in regard to the development of his style."--Audiovisual Materials Catalog 2002-2007 by Audiovisual Services of St. Louis Public Schools.

"In this program black choreographer Alvin Ailey narrates a sketch of his life and the sources of his inspiration. Members of his Dance Theatre perform excerpts from his works "Cry", "Blue Suite", "Hidden Rites", and "Revelations". These and other works presented are choreographed to music which ranges from modern Blues to Classical to traditional Spirituals."--WorldCat.

Countries of Origin: U.S.A.

Duration: 1 hr 3 min 

Genres: Educational

Subjects: African American dancers; African American dance; Choreographers--United States--Biography

Name As Subjects: Ailey, Alvin; Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

DancerAiley, Alvin
ChoreographerAiley, Alvin
PerformerAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater
DancerJamison, Judith
ChoreographerJamison, Judith
DirectorLathan, Stan
Distribution CompanyPhoenix/BFA Films & Video
Source of MaterialSt. Louis Public Schools (Saint Louis, Mo.)

Items x1

4826-1Safety Film : Viewing print 

Contained By x1

Title NoTitle
4819St. Louis Public Schools educational film library