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Multicultural Media (Firm : Barre, Vt.)

Overview
Works: 58 works in 125 publications in 11 languages and 4,191 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Ethnographic films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Music  Drama  Educational films  Filmed operas  Short films  History 
Classifications: M1627, 781.62
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Publications about Multicultural Media (Firm : Barre, Vt.)
Publications by Multicultural Media (Firm : Barre, Vt.)
Most widely held works about Multicultural Media (Firm : Barre, Vt.)
 
Most widely held works by Multicultural Media (Firm : Barre, Vt.)
The JVC video anthology of world music and dance South Asia III : India 3 ( visu )
17 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in 8 languages and held by 530 libraries worldwide
Presents examples of music, dance, and opera from the Han people of China, documented by text
The JVC Smithsonian Folkways video anthology of music and dance of Africa ( visu )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 495 libraries worldwide
A sampling of the traditional, sacred and secular folk songs, dances, and music of the Africa
The JVC Smithsonian Folkways video anthology of music and dance of the Americas ( visu )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and Multiple languages and held by 433 libraries worldwide
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
The JVC Smithsonian Folkways video anthology of music and dance of Europe ( visu )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and Multiple languages and held by 347 libraries worldwide
Presents examples of music and dance from Europe documented by text
The JVC video anthology of world music and dance ( visu )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 169 libraries worldwide
Presents examples of music and dance from many parts of the world accompanied by supplemental text
Khmer Court Dance ( visu )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 152 libraries worldwide
Five authentic Khmer court dances, some with ritual significance, accompanied by a traditional pin peat musical ensemble. The dances are introduced by Paul Cravath, who discusses their historical background (illustrated by sculptural reliefs), symbolism, religious functions, and other points of interest
The JVC video anthology of world music and dance : Middle East & Africa I : Turkey/Iran/Iraq/Lebanon/Qatar ( visu )
4 editions published in 2005 in 3 languages and held by 148 libraries worldwide
Presents examples of music and dance from the Middle East and Africa documented by text
Performing arts of China the opera ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
An overview of traditional Chinese opera, a complex mixture of music, mime, acrobatics and acting, including a discussion of some orchestral instruments
Island of temples ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
Filmed in Bali, this video illustrates the day-to-day life of the islanders, their folk songs, Gamelan orchestras and dance-dramas. The temple is the focal point of each village, where the villagers gather for religious ceremonies as well as for music and dance. The film shows two fairly long extracts from the religious dance-dramas named "Barong" and "Kecak."
The JVC/Smithsonian Folkways video anthology of music and dance of the Americas ( visu )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
Presents examples of folk music and dance traditions from Canda and the United States
Bossa nova by Emílio Santiago( visu )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
A history of the origins and development of the Brazilian bossa nova. Contains musical performances, as well as stories and reminiscences from leading figures of bossa nova and commentaries by musicians who trace its influence outside of Brazil
Performing arts of China instruments and music ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Explores the ancient integration of music and art with other aspects of Chinese daily life. Takes viewers to musical instrument factories where master musicians play examples of instrumental music, including music on steel and silk-wired instruments, and reed instruments. Includes an examination of silk and wire manufacturing techniques, and a rendition of Two springs reflect the moon, a composition for stringed instruments
Mande music and dance performed by Mandinka musicians of The Gambia in the late twentieth century ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in Mandingo and held by 83 libraries worldwide
Performances by Gambias Mandinka musicians
The JVC/Smithsonian Folkways video anthology of music and dance of the Americas Sacred traditions ( visu )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
A collection of short video segments showing spiritual music in the United States. The video segments contain no spoken introduction or explanation, but the accompanying guide contains: 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
El Charanguero ( visu )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
A documentary tribute to the Argentinian Indian musician, Jaime Torres, the world's foremost performer on the charango (a stringed Andean instrument). Includes live performances of charango music and a ritual to Pachamama (Mother earth) by the indigenous people of the Quebrada in Northern Argentina along with dances and music, as well as dramatic concert footage
The JVC/Smithsonian Folkways video anthology of music and dance of Africa ( visu )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
Presents examples of music and dance from Africa documented by text
Ecstatic circle by Deben Bhattacharya( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
Presents life in Istanbul, village folk dancing and music, and the ceremonial music and dance of the Dervish religion
Adaptable kingdom music and dance from Nepal (Himalayas) by Deben Bhattacharya( visu )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
"This film takes the viewer to a kingdom in the Himalayas, where tribal animism, Buddhism, and Hinduism live in harmony. In the folklore of Nepal, religious mask-dances with the sound of large barrel drums illustrate the age-old battle between good and evil. We also hear a gayen, the itinerant singer of the Nepalese folk tradition, side-by-side with temple songs."--Container
Women speak up ( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
A colorful collage of plenaries, workshops, interviews, spontaneous events and music from the Fourth United Nation's International Women's NGO (non-governmental organization) Forum that took place in Huairou, China concurrent with and related to the Fourth World Conference on Women held in Beijing, from September 4-15, 1995
 
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