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The JVC/Smithsonian Folkways video anthology of music and dance of the Americas [videorecording] / a production of JVC ; director, Hiroaki Ohta ; executive producers, Katsumori Ichikawa & Yuji Ichihashi.

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Available copies

  • 12 of 12 copies available at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 12 total copies.

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Media Center DVD 2291-2296 Suppl. 1 37684000902559 Media Center Desk Copy hold / Volume hold Available -
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Media Center DVD 2291-2296 Suppl. 5 37684000902591 Media Center Desk Copy hold / Volume hold Available -
Media Center DVD 2291-2296 Suppl. 6 37684000902609 Media Center Desk Copy hold / Volume hold Available -
Media Center DVD 2291-2296 v. 1 37684000902492 Media Center Desk Copy hold / Volume hold Available -
Media Center DVD 2291-2296 v. 2 37684000902500 Annex Copy hold / Volume hold Available -
Media Center DVD 2291-2296 v. 3 37684000902518 Annex Copy hold / Volume hold Available -
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Record details

  • Physical Description: 6 videodiscs (329 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 6 books (19 cm.).
  • Publisher: [Tokyo] : JVC, Victor Company of Japan ; [2005], c1995.

Content descriptions

General Note: "In collaboration with the National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka, Japan [and] Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings, Washington DC"--closing frames.
Videodisc release of the 1995 film production.
"VTMV-225--VTMV-230"--on containers; "JVCAIIVOL01-JVCAIIVOL06"--on discs.
Formatted Contents Note: v. 1. Canada and the United States -- v. 2-3. The United States -- v. 4. The Caribbean -- v. 5-6. Central and South America.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Editor, Mark Greenberg.
Summary, etc.: 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.
System Details Note: DVD.
Subject: Folk music
Folk dancing
Folk dance music
Folk songs
Music > United States
Music > Canada
Music > Caribbean Area.
Music > Central America.
Music > South America.

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