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The Resource The JVC/Smithsonian Folkways video anthology of music and dance of the Americas, a production of JVC ; director, Hiroaki Ohta, Yuki Okada, (videorecording)

The JVC/Smithsonian Folkways video anthology of music and dance of the Americas, a production of JVC ; director, Hiroaki Ohta, Yuki Okada, (videorecording)

Label
The JVC/Smithsonian Folkways video anthology of music and dance of the Americas
Title
The JVC/Smithsonian Folkways video anthology of music and dance of the Americas
Statement of responsibility
a production of JVC ; director, Hiroaki Ohta, Yuki Okada
Title variation
  • Video anthology of music and dance of the Americas
  • Anthology of music and dance of the Americas
  • Americas
Contributor
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Summary
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. Recording quality varies. The videorecordings contain no spoken introd. or explanation, but the program notes contain: overview essays that discuss entire traditions; selection descriptions that present information about each excerpt; suggestions for listening, viewing and reading
Cataloging source
MNN
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Executive producers, Katsumori Ichikawa & Yuji Ichihashi
Language note
Vocal selections sung in English, French, Creole, Spanish or various Hawaiian, Caribbean or Central or South American languages
LC call number
ML3549
LC item number
.J83 2005
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ohta, Hiroaki
  • Ichikawa, Katsumori
  • Ichihashi, Yuji
  • Yamamoto, Hiroshi
  • Okada, Yuki
  • Nihon Bikutā Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings
  • Multicultural Media (Firm : Barre, Vt.)
  • Kokuritsu Minzokugaku Hakubutsukan
Runtime
329
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Music
  • Folk music
  • Folk songs
  • Folk dance music
  • Folk dancing
  • Music
  • Folk music
  • Folk songs
  • Folk dance music
  • Folk dancing
  • Music
  • Folk music
  • Folk songs
  • Folk dance music
  • Folk dancing
  • Music
  • Folk music
  • Folk songs
  • Folk dance music
  • Folk dancing
  • Music
  • Folk music
  • Folk songs
  • Folk dance music
  • Folk dancing
  • Folk dance music
  • Folk dancing
  • Folk music
  • Folk songs
  • Music
  • Canada
  • Caribbean Area
  • Central America
  • South America
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
The JVC/Smithsonian Folkways video anthology of music and dance of the Americas, a production of JVC ; director, Hiroaki Ohta, Yuki Okada, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Released in 1995 on videocassettes: VTMV-225--VTMV-230
  • "In collaboration with the National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka, Japan [and] Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings, Washington DC"--Closing frames
  • THIS DISK WAS RECORDED WITH THE DVD-R FORMAT AND MAY NOT PLAY ON ALL MACHINES
  • Includes program notes, vocal texts in part with English translations, glossaries and bibliographical, discographical and videographical references, 1 v. (18 cm.) for each DVD
Accompanying material
6 guides
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • (43:02)
  • v.4.
  • Caribbean
  • (58:40)
  • v.5.
  • Central and South America : Belize, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, Guyana
  • (53:46)
  • v.6.
  • Central and South America : Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru, Venezuela
  • (55:03)
  • v.1.
  • Canada and the United States (Canada : Francophone traditions ; Canada : Native and Anglophone traditions ; USA: African American Secular traditions)
  • (59:18)
  • v.2.
  • United States : European traditions in the New World
  • (58:46)
  • v.3.
  • United States : Sacred traditions
Control code
62502457
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
6 videodiscs (329 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • JVCAIIVOL01--JVCAIIVOL06
  • VTMV-225--VTMV-230
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)62502457
System details
DVD-R
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The JVC/Smithsonian Folkways video anthology of music and dance of the Americas, a production of JVC ; director, Hiroaki Ohta, Yuki Okada, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Released in 1995 on videocassettes: VTMV-225--VTMV-230
  • "In collaboration with the National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka, Japan [and] Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings, Washington DC"--Closing frames
  • THIS DISK WAS RECORDED WITH THE DVD-R FORMAT AND MAY NOT PLAY ON ALL MACHINES
  • Includes program notes, vocal texts in part with English translations, glossaries and bibliographical, discographical and videographical references, 1 v. (18 cm.) for each DVD
Accompanying material
6 guides
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • (43:02)
  • v.4.
  • Caribbean
  • (58:40)
  • v.5.
  • Central and South America : Belize, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, Guyana
  • (53:46)
  • v.6.
  • Central and South America : Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru, Venezuela
  • (55:03)
  • v.1.
  • Canada and the United States (Canada : Francophone traditions ; Canada : Native and Anglophone traditions ; USA: African American Secular traditions)
  • (59:18)
  • v.2.
  • United States : European traditions in the New World
  • (58:46)
  • v.3.
  • United States : Sacred traditions
Control code
62502457
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
6 videodiscs (329 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • JVCAIIVOL01--JVCAIIVOL06
  • VTMV-225--VTMV-230
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)62502457
System details
DVD-R
Video recording format
DVD

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