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Atumpan, the talking drums of Ghana

Author: Mantle Hood; University of California, Los Angeles. Institute of Ethnomusicology.
Publisher: [Los Angeles] : Institute of Ethnomusicology, University of California, Los Angeles, [198-?]
Series: Performing arts of the non-western world., African series ;, no. 1.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Documentary about West African ceremonial drums. Explains the different uses for each drum and who may use them as well as showing how they are made. Also shown are some of the dances performed to the beat of the drums.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Mantle Hood; University of California, Los Angeles. Institute of Ethnomusicology.
ISBN: 069901963X 9780699019637
OCLC Number: 22040572
Notes: Videocassette release of a 1964 motion picture.
Credits: Film editors, Carroll Ballard, Donald Shabib.
Description: 1 videocassette (43 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS-Standard play.
Series Title: Performing arts of the non-western world., African series ;, no. 1.
Other Titles: Talking drums of Ghana
Responsibility: filmed and recorded by Mantle Hood ; story and narration, Mantle Hood.

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Documentary about West African ceremonial drums. Explains the different uses for each drum and who may use them as well as showing how they are made. Also shown are some of the dances performed to the beat of the drums.

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