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Multicultural Media (Firm : Barre, Vt.)

Overview
Works: 87 works in 121 publications in 3 languages and 4,173 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Music  History  Conference proceedings  Interviews  Folk dance music  Folk music  Folk songs  Ethnographic films  Documentary films 
Classifications: M1627, 793.319
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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 Smithsonian Folkways video anthology of music and dance of Africa ( visu )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 513 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 )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and Multiple languages and held by 461 libraries worldwide
Presents ethnic music from the Americas, including folk music, folk songs, performances on traditional musical instruments, dances, and religious or ritual performances. Most segments are short. The tapes contain no spoken introduction or narrative. The booklets contain overview essays that discuss entire traditions, descriptions of individual selections, and resource material, including suggestions for listening, viewing, and reading
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 362 libraries worldwide
Presents examples of music and dance from Europe documented by text
Khmer Court Dance ( visu )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 165 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 ( visu )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
Presents a wealth of ethnic music from around the world. Most segments are short. Includes folk music, folk songs, performances on traditional musical instruments, dances, and ethnic ritual performances. Although the majority of the material is on Asia, there is a large variety of countries represented, albeit some only briefly. The tapes contain no spoken introduction or explanation, but the guide books have detailed notes on cultural background and musical composition for each segment represented. The quality of the recording varies from segment to segment
Performing arts of China the opera ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 123 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 110 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 94 libraries worldwide
Presents examples of folk music and dance traditions from Canda and the United States
Bossa nova ( visu )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 94 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 79 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 79 libraries worldwide
El Charanguero ( visu )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 72 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
Ecstatic circle ( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
"Presents life in Istanbul, village folk dancing and music, and the ceremonial music and dance of the Dervish religion."
Middle East & Africa ( visu )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in Multiple languages and English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Music and dance from the Middle East and Africa
Women speak up ( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 50 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
Adaptable kingdom music and dance from Nepal (Himalayas) ( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 46 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
Echoes from Tibet by Deben Bhattacharya( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Discusses the part music plays in the lives of the Tibetan Buddhists who fled to the Indian village of Leh-Lakakh. Includes footage of the Dalai Lama's visit to the Tibetan children's village in Dharamsala and a ritual dance-drama staged for the occasion
A Land of smiles ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Thai folk songs and dances are filmed in performance, as is a segment from the classical epic poem/dance, the Ramayana. The program also looks at Thailand's rural cottage industries and river trade, explores temple ceremonies, architecture, and religious art as well as the Buddhist way of life in the monasteries and villages
New England fiddles playing down the devil ( visu )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Features seven New England traditional fiddlers as they play in their homes and at dances and contests, passing on their styles to younger fiddlers, and commenting on their music. At the end of the main film, there is 20 minutes appendix of 11 additional fiddle tunes
The JVC Smithsonian Folkways video anthology of music and dance of Europe ( visu )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Presents examples of music and dance from Europe documented by text
 
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