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Discovering the music of the Middle East

Author: Bernard Wilets; Barr Films.; Educational Video (Firm)
Publisher: Huntsville, Tex. : Educational Video, [198-?]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces much of the music of the Middle East and Balkans back to the spread of Mohammedanism. Introduces such instruments as the oud, santur, qanun, cimbalum and dumbek, and demonstrates the concepts of highly ornamented melodic lines and asymetrical rhythms.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Wilets; Barr Films.; Educational Video (Firm)
OCLC Number: 21223046
Notes: Title on label: Music of the Middle East.
Originally released in 1968 as motion picture.
Credits: Advisor, Sotirios Chianis ; photography, Frank Stokes ; sound, Lee Strosnider ; production design, Ray Storey.
Description: 1 videocassette (21 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Other Titles: Music of the Middle East
Responsibility: Barr Films ; directed by Bernard Wilets.

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Traces much of the music of the Middle East and Balkans back to the spread of Mohammedanism. Introduces such instruments as the oud, santur, qanun, cimbalum and dumbek, and demonstrates the concepts of highly ornamented melodic lines and asymetrical rhythms.

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