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Author: Penny CorkeDennis MarksBig Youth.Louise BennettTheophilus ChivertonAll authors
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, [2003]
Series: Repercussions: a celebration of African-Influenced music, 6.
Edition/Format:   DVD video
Summary:
The program analyzes the diverse forms of Caribbean popular music and its roots to the traditional music of island nations such as Jamaica and the Dominican Republic. Recordings of music from Maroon communities and Kumina sects, plus examples of mento and urban reggae, provide a sampler of the region's musical hybrids, each a unique blend of African and European influences.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Music
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Penny Corke; Dennis Marks; Big Youth.; Louise Bennett; Theophilus Chiverton; Congos del Espiritu Santo.; Third Eye Productions.; Channel Four (Great Britain); RM Arts (Firm); Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
OCLC Number: 53965926
Notes: Originally produced for television in 1984.
Credits: Don Fairservice, David Hope, film editors ; Chris Cox, Jimmy Dibling, photography.
Performer(s): Big Youth ; Louise Bennett-Coverley ; Theophilus Chiverton and the Mummies of San Pedro de Macoris ; The Congos of the Holy Spirit ; Sarandunga Group of Bani ; Talisman ; Mama Zeela and the Kumina of Spring Garden ; other musicians.
Description: 1 videodisc (56 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Series Title: Repercussions: a celebration of African-Influenced music, 6.
Responsibility: Third Eye Productions for Channel Four in association with RM Arts ; producer, Penny Corke ; directed by Dennis Marks.

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The program analyzes the diverse forms of Caribbean popular music and its roots to the traditional music of island nations such as Jamaica and the Dominican Republic. Recordings of music from Maroon communities and Kumina sects, plus examples of mento and urban reggae, provide a sampler of the region's musical hybrids, each a unique blend of African and European influences.

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