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Six gestures

Author: Yo-Yo MaJayne TorvillChristopher DeanTom McCamusPatricia Rozema; et al; All authors
Publisher: Oley, PA : Bullfrog Films, [1998?], ©1997.
Series: Yo-Yo Ma, inspired by Bach.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Yo-Yo Ma decided to re-record Bach's suites for unaccompanied cello, he invited skaters Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean to join him in interpreting the sixth suite. Alternating sequences of Ma's performance, Torvill and Dean's ice dance, and McManus' speaking as Bach during the years 1717-1723. One of a series of films presenting Ma's collaborations with artists from different disciplines, using Bach suites  Read more...
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Named Person: Johann Sebastian Bach; Johann Sebastian Bach
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Yo-Yo Ma; Jayne Torvill; Christopher Dean; Tom McCamus; Patricia Rozema; Johann Sebastian Bach; Rhombus Media (Firm); TVOntario.; Bullfrog Films.; et al
OCLC Number: 39012704
Credits: Original concept, Yo-Yo Ma ; music, J.S. Bach, Suite no 6 for unaccompanied cello, Yo-Yo Ma, cello ; original score, Lesley Barber ; cinematography, André Pienaar.
Performer(s): Participants: Yo-Yo Ma (cello), Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean (ice-dancers), Tom McCamus (as J.S. Bach).
Description: 1 videocassette (53 min.) : sd., col. & b&w ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Yo-Yo Ma, inspired by Bach.
Responsibility: produced by Rhombus Media in co-production with TVOntario ... [et al.] ; produced by Niv Fichman ; written and directed by Patricia Rozema.

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When Yo-Yo Ma decided to re-record Bach's suites for unaccompanied cello, he invited skaters Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean to join him in interpreting the sixth suite. Alternating sequences of Ma's performance, Torvill and Dean's ice dance, and McManus' speaking as Bach during the years 1717-1723. One of a series of films presenting Ma's collaborations with artists from different disciplines, using Bach suites as starting points for new works in those artists' mediums.

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