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Ailey, Alvin

Overview
Works: 434 works in 612 publications in 4 languages and 10,147 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Interviews  History  Music  Exhibition catalogs  Film adaptations 
Roles: Choreographer, Interviewee, Dancer, Compiler, Dedicatee
Classifications: GV1785.A38, 792.8
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Publications about  Alvin Ailey Publications about Alvin Ailey
Publications by  Alvin Ailey Publications by Alvin Ailey
posthumous Publications by Alvin Ailey, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Alvin Ailey
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater ( Visual )
40 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this two-part program, members of Ailey's dance company celebrate his memory by performing three works choreographed by Ailey himself, as well as a special ballet tribute choreographed by Ulysses Dove. Includes biography of Alvin Ailey
Ailey dances ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A ballet performance by the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and other musical performances
An evening with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater by Thomas Grimm ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents two modern dance performances by the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Judith Jamison's Divining, a piece, set to rhythmic drum music, evoking African tribal ritual; and Alvin Ailey's Revelations, which expresses the choreographer's feelings for his roots in the South
Tribute to Lester Horton ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Camera Three presents a biographical sketch of choreographer Lester Horton. Three of his former dancers perform dances which are a part of his legacy
Alvin Ailey memories and visions ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents selections from the major works of choreographer Alvin Ailey as performed by his City Center Dance Theater to background music ranging from modern blues to classical music to traditional spirituals. The choreography is a reflection of the many varied influences in Alvin Ailey's life, influences that are both seen and felt through the vivid performance of the company, which includes the world-renowned artist Judith Jamison
Free to dance ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The history of African American dance; emphasizes the role that African-American choreographers and dancers have played in the development of modern dance as an American form of art. Featuring the African American Dance Ensemble and other Black dance groups
A tribute to Alvin Ailey by Thomas Grimm ( )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this two-part program, members of Ailey's dance company celebrate his memory by performing three works choreographed by Ailey himself, as well as a special ballet tribute choreographed by Ulysses Dove
Dance on ( )
4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alvin Ailey discusses his organization, Dance Theater Foundation, which includes the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Alvin Ailey Dance Center School, and Alvin Ailey Repertory Ensemble; the constant fund raising; his early career and Lester Horton's great influence upon him; coming to New York in 1954 to appear in House of flowers; company tours including one to Russia; American dance influences world-wide and the roots of jazz
First World Festival of Negro Arts ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents Dakar's 24-day Festival of Negro Arts. Depicts performances of African and American entertainers and presents displays of art works. Includes Duke Ellington, Langston Hughes, and Alvin Ailey
Memoria ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For Bird with love ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Witness ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Variations on a jazz technique by Alvin Ailey ( Book )
3 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An evening with Alvin Ailey ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four short compositions performed by the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, with an introduction by Alvin Ailey
Modern dance by Alvin Ailey ( Recording )
4 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The founder of the American Dance Theater discusses performing arts in America; Pres. Ford testifies before the House Judiciary Committee's subcommittee on Criminal Justice regarding his pardon of former Pres. Nixon
Jazz dance collection ( Book )
2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater by Alvin Ailey ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alvin Ailey an evening with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater by Thomas Grimm ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four short compositions performed by the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, with an introduction by Alvin Ailey
Revelations by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1978 and 1998 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A close-up in time ( Visual )
in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A portrait of the American Ballet Theatre with a compilation of six major dance pieces interspersed with historic interviews with their choreographers
 
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