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The JVC Smithsonian Folkways video anthology of music and dance of Africa

Author: Hiroshi YamamotoStephen McArthurHiroshi YoshidaKatsumori IchikawaYuji IchihashiAll authors
Publisher: [Japan?] : JVC, Victor Co. of Japan ; Barre, VT : Distributed by Multicultural Media, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   DVD videoView all editions and formats
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A three-part educational project that focuses on local performance styles to present the folk music and dance traditions of Africa. Each cassette is accompanied by a book of written commentary containing background information to help the viewer better understand the performances.
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Genre/Form: Dance films
Documentary films
Folk dance music
Folk music
Folk songs
Music
Nonfiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Hiroshi Yamamoto; Stephen McArthur; Hiroshi Yoshida; Katsumori Ichikawa; Yuji Ichihashi; Nihon Bikutā Kabushiki Kaisha.; Multicultural Media (Firm : Barre, Vt.); Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings.
OCLC Number: 123419551
Notes: "VTMV-218E, VTMV-219E, VTMV-220E"--Disc labels.
Credits: Editor, Masaru Ezaki ; associate producer, Hiroshi Yoshida ; executive producers, Katsumori Ichikawa & Yuji Ichihashi.
Description: 3 videodiscs (157 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 3 books (19 cm)
Details: DVD-R ; may fail to play in some equipment.
Contents: v. 1. Egypt, Uganda, Senegal (56:38) --
v. 2. The Gambia, Liberia, Ghana, Nigeria (51:53) --
v. 3. Kenya, Malawi, Botswana, South Africa (47:38).
Other Titles: Smithsonian Folkways video anthology of music and dance of Africa
Video anthology of music and dance of Africa
Music and dance of Africa
Africa
Responsibility: director, Hiroshi Yamamoto ; co-producer, Stephen McArthur ; a production of JVC.

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A three-part educational project that focuses on local performance styles to present the folk music and dance traditions of Africa. Each cassette is accompanied by a book of written commentary containing background information to help the viewer better understand the performances.

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