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The JVC Smithsonian Folkways video anthology of music and dance of the Americas

Author: Horoaki OhtaKatsumori IchikawaYuji IchihashiNihon Bikutā Kabushiki Kaisha.Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings.All authors
Publisher: [Tokyo] : JVC, Victor Co. of Japan ; Montpelier, VT : Distributed by Multicultural Media, 1995.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a wealth of ethnic music from the Americas. 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 discuss entire traditions; selection descriptions that present information about each cut; and resource  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Horoaki Ohta; Katsumori Ichikawa; Yuji Ichihashi; Nihon Bikutā Kabushiki Kaisha.; Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings.; Multicultural Media (Firm : Barre, Vt.); Kokuritsu Minzokugaku Hakubutsukan.
OCLC Number: 36855413
Notes: "In collaboration with the National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka, Japan [and] Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings, Washington DC"--Closing frames.
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Credits: Editor, Mark Greenberg.
Description: 6 videocassettes (329 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. + 6 booklets.
Details: VHS.
Contents: v. 1. Canada and the United States --
v. 2-3. The United States --
v. 4. The Caribbean --
v. 5-6. Central and South America.
Responsibility: a production of JVC ; director, Hiroaki Ohta ; executive producers, Katsumori Ichikawa & Yuji Ichihashi.

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Presents a wealth of ethnic music from the Americas. 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 discuss entire traditions; 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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