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Multicultural Media (Firm : Barre, Vt.)

Overview
Works: 75 works in 118 publications in 8 languages and 4,083 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Music  Documentary films  History  Conference proceedings  Folk dance music  Folk music  Folk songs  Nonfiction films  Ethnographic films 
Classifications: M1627, 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 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A three-part educational project that focuses on local performance styles to present the folk music and dance traditions of Africa. Each cassette is accompanied by a book of written commentary containing background information to help the viewer better understand the performances
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 461 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 363 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 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of five authentic dances in the Khmer court repertoire, performed in traditional costume by masters of these dances
The JVC video anthology of world music and dance ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member 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 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 122 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 109 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."
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 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents examples of folk music and dance traditions from Canda and the United States
The JVC video anthology of world music and dance ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in 3 languages and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents examples of music and dance from Malaysia and the Philippines documented by text
Bossa nova ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 92 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
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 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Performing arts of China instruments and music ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 77 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 73 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
The JVC video anthology of world music and dance ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in Indonesian and Chinese and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents examples of music and dance from the Yi and Naxi people of Yunnan Province in China, and from Tibet, documented by text
The JVC video anthology of world music and dance ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in Indonesian and Chinese and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents examples of music and dance from Indonesia, documented by text
Ecstatic circle ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents life in Istanbul, village folk dancing and music, and the ceremonial music and dance of the Dervish religion
The JVC video anthology of world music and dance Southeast Asia I : Vietnam/Cambodia ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in Vietnamese and Hindi and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examples of traditional Vietnamese and Cambodian music and dance
The JVC video anthology of world music and dance ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in Thai and Hindi and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents examples of music and dance from India, documented by text
Women speak up ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 53 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 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Music and dance from the Middle East and Africa
 
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