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

Author: Hiroshi YamamotoStephen McArthurHiroshi YoshidaKatsumori IchikawaYuji IchihashiAll authors
Publisher: [Japan] : JVC, Victor Co. of Japan ; Barre, VT : Distributed by Multicultural Media, [2005]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Multiple languagesView all editions and formats
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Three-part educational project that focuses on local performance styles to present the folk music and dance traditions of Africa. Each disc is accompanied by a booklet of written commentary containing background information to help the viewer better understand the performances.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Hiroshi Yamamoto; Stephen McArthur; Hiroshi Yoshida; Katsumori Ichikawa; Yuji Ichihashi; Nihon Bikutā Kabushiki Kaisha.; Multicultural Media (Firm : Barre, Vt.); Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings.
ISBN: 1578694183 9781578694181 1578694191 9781578694198 1578694205 9781578694204
OCLC Number: 62502200
Language Note: Vocal selections sung in various African languages.
Notes: Released c1996 on videocassettes: VTMV-218E--VTMV-220E.
Includes program notes, vocal texts with English translations, glossaries and suggestions for further viewing, listening and reading, 1 v. (19 cm.) for each DVD.
Credits: Associate producer, Hiroshi Yoshida ; executive producers, Katsumori Ichikawa & Yuji Ichihashi.
Description: 3 videodiscs (157 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R; may fail to play on some DVD players or drives.
Contents: v. 1. Egypt, Uganda, Senegal (56:38) --
v. 2. The Gambia, Liberia, Ghana, Nigeria (51:53) --
v. 3. Kenya, Malawi, Botswana, South Africa (47:38).
Other Titles: JVC video anthology of music and dance of Africa
Smithsonian Folkways video anthology of music and dance of Africa
Video anthology of music and dance of Africa
Anthology of music and dance of Africa
Africa
Responsibility: director, Hiroshi Yamamoto ; co-producer, Stephen McArthur ; a production of JVC.

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Three-part educational project that focuses on local performance styles to present the folk music and dance traditions of Africa. Each disc is accompanied by a booklet of written commentary containing background information to help the viewer better understand the performances.

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