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Multicultural Media (Firm : Barre, Vt.)

Overview
Works: 91 works in 123 publications in 3 languages and 4,158 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Music  History  Conference proceedings  Interviews  Folk dance music  Folk music  Folk songs  Ethnographic films  Documentary films 
Classifications: ML3760, 793.319
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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( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 506 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and Multiple languages and held by 454 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and Multiple languages and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents examples of music and dance from Europe documented by text
Khmer Court Dance( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of five authentic dances in the Khmer court repertoire, performed in traditional costume by masters of these dances. Paul Gravath narrates and provides excellent historical background as introduction to each dance. The dances, accompanied by traditional music performed by the Pinn Peat Ensemble, are filmed so that in each solo and group dance, the hands, feet, and body movements can be seen clearly
The JVC video anthology of world music and dance( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents examples of music and dance from many parts of the world accompanied by supplemental text
Performing arts of China the opera( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member 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."
Bossa nova( Visual )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member 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
The JVC/Smithsonian Folkways video anthology of music and dance of the Americas( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents examples of folk music and dance traditions from Canda and the United States
Mande music and dance performed by Mandinka musicians of The Gambia in the late twentieth century( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Mandingo and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performing arts of China instruments and music( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member 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
El Charanguero( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member 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 by Deben Bhattacharya( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents life in Istanbul, village folk dancing and music, and the ceremonial music and dance of the Dervish religion
Women speak up( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member 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
Middle East & Africa( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in Multiple languages and English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music and dance from the Middle East and Africa
Adaptable kingdom music and dance from Nepal (Himalayas)( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents examples of music and dance from Europe documented by text
 
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