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Africa come back [videorecording] : the popular music of West Africa / producer, Penny Corke ; directed by Dennis Marks ; Third Eye Productions, Ltd. for Channel Four in association with RM Arts.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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Media Center DVD 2256 37684000901619 Media Center Desk Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, [2004]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Faculty reserve for HR-361 (Macrae).
Originally produced in 1984.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Photography, Mike Fox, Barry Ackroyd, Chris Morphet ; sound recordists, Michael Lax ... [et al.] ; film editor, Helen Cook
Participant or Performer Note:
Segun Adewale & his Superstars International ; Adinkra ; Nana Ampadu & African Brothers ; Mohammed Malcolm Ben ; John Collins ; Frankie Lane & Gifty Collins ; Koo Nimo ; Smart Nkansah & Sunsum Band ; Manhyia Nnwonkoro
Summary, etc.:
Examines the influence of the New World on the music of contemporary Africa and documents the history of the genre known as hi-life.
System Details Note:
DVD video; coded for Region 1 (North America) playback only.
Subject: Music > Africa, West > American influences.
Popular music > Africa, West > History and criticism.
Highlife (Music) > History and criticism.

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