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

Author: Hiroshi YamamotoKatsumori IchikawaYuji IchihashiNihon Bikutā Kabushiki Kaisha.Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings (Firm)All authors
Publisher: [Tokyo] : JVC/Smithsonian Folkways ; Barre, Vt. : Distributed by Multicultural Media, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Video : Videodisc   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents ethnic music from Africa. Most segments are short. Includes folk music, folk songs, performances on traditional musical instruments, dances, and religious or ritual performances. The tapes contain no spoken introduction or explanation, but the booklets contain: overview essays that present ethnological information; selection descriptions that present information about each cut; and resource material,  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Hiroshi Yamamoto; Katsumori Ichikawa; Yuji Ichihashi; Nihon Bikutā Kabushiki Kaisha.; Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings (Firm); Multicultural Media (Firm)
OCLC Number: 956913607
Notes: Each volume issued with booklet of technical and descriptive notes, in containers.
In containers (19 cm.).
Description: 3 videodiscs (156 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Vol. 1. Egypt, Uganda, Senegal --
vol. 2. The Gambi, Liberia, Ghana, Nigeria --
vol. 3. Kenya, Malawi, Botswana, South Africa.
Other Titles: Africa
Anthology of music and dance of Africa
Music and dance of Africa
Responsibility: director, Hiroshi Yamamoto ; executive producers, Katsumori Ichikawa & Yuji Ichihashi.

Abstract:

Presents ethnic music from Africa. Most segments are short. Includes folk music, folk songs, performances on traditional musical instruments, dances, and religious or ritual performances. The tapes contain no spoken introduction or explanation, but the booklets contain: overview essays that present ethnological information; selection descriptions that present information about each cut; and resource material, including suggestions for listening, viewing, and reading. The quality of the recording varies from segment to segment.

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