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Music: World Music Titles  (Choose Another Genre)

African Drumming and Dance
Series Title: 1994
Call Number: DVD 2011-37
Description: History and performances of authentic African drummers and dancer.
Keywords: African Music

Amandla!: A Revolution in Four-Part Harmony
Series Title: 2003
Call Number: DVD 2012-106
Description: Examines the pivotal role music played in South Africa's successful struggle to abolish apartheid, and in particular how lyrics and song became a part of political activism within the country.
Keywords: Human Rights Workers; South Africa; Hirsch

Atumpan
Series Title: Performing Arts of the Non-Western World
Call Number: VCR 88- 7
Description: About the "talking drums" of Ghana, featuring the commissioning, construction, and ceremonial use of a set of Ashanti drums
Keywords: Documentary; Africa: Ghana

Balkan Fascination: Creating an Alternative Music Culture in America
Series Title: 2007
Call Number: DVD 2007-444
Description:
Keywords: Folk Music; Ethnography

Bandoneon!
Series Title: 9 Evenings, Theatre & Engineering
Call Number: DVD 2010-72
Description: A series of dance, music and theater performances from 1966 involving engineers and scientists from Bell Telephone Laboratories.
Keywords: David Tudor; Electronic Music; Aleatory; Art; Technology

Discovering the Music of Latin America
Series Title: 1969
Call Number: DVD 2011-40
Description: History of Latin American music, musical instruments, and popular dances including the tango and rhumba with a focus on Indian and Spanish traditions.
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Discovering the Music of the Africa
Series Title: 2004
Call Number: DVD 2011-39
Description: Music and rhythms of Africa, especially Ghana, and their usage as means of communication.
Keywords: African Music; Bernard Wilets

Discovering the Music of the Middle East
Series Title: 1968
Call Number: DVD 2011-38
Description: Historical development of music and musical instruments in the Middle East, focusing on the role of Islam.
Keywords: Middle Eastern Music; Bernard Wilets

Exploring the World of Music
Series Title: Exploring the World of Music
Call Number: VCR 2002- 19
Description: An introduction to music with a global perspective; 12 volumes
Keywords: Music Appreciation

Four Indonesian Films
Series Title:
Call Number: VCR 88-5
Description: 4 short films on Indonesian Music and Drama.
Keywords: Music, Theater

Gagaku: the Court Music of Japan
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Call Number: VCR 98-4
Description: History and styles of gagaku; two copies.
Keywords: Documentary; Japanese Music

Genghis Blues
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Call Number: DVD 2009-229
Description: Paul Pena, a blind American blues musician's, trek to Tuva to live among its inhabitants and compete in their triennial khoomei, a throat singing contest. He is accompanied by Tuvinian throat singer Kongar-ol Ondar.
Keywords: Roko Belic; Documentary; Folk Music; Tuva

Jongos, Calangos e Folias: Musica Negra, Memoria e Posia
Series Title: 2007
Call Number: DVD 2013-192
Description: Documentary on the traditional music of descendents of slaves from Rio de Janiero emphasizing the poetry of the songs.
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Moog
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Call Number: DVD 2010-62
Description: Features Robert Moog, a legendary figure in inventing and building electronic musical instruments.
Keywords: Electronic Music; Design; Moog Synthesizer

Music of India
Series Title: 2004
Call Number: DVD 2011-36
Description: Demonstrations and concerts with various instruments used in Indian music.
Keywords: World Music

Music of Japan
Series Title: 2004
Call Number: DVD 2011-34
Description: Instruments used in Japanese music.
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Nagauta: the Heart of Kabuki Music
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Call Number: VCR 98-3
Description: Nagauta version of "Sue Hirogari"; two copies.
Keywords: Japanese Music

Noh
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Call Number: VCR 2002-34
Description: Artists from Kinzu Komparu's Noh troupe demonstrate Noh styles & forms.
Keywords: Documentary; Noh; Japanese Music and Theater

The Drums of Dagbon
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Call Number: DVD 2010-135
Description: Discusses the Dagbomba drummers in northern Ghana.
Keywords: Percussion

Tradition of Performing Arts in Japan
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Call Number: VCR 93- 23
Description: In-depth look at kabuki, noh, and bunraku arts.
Keywords: Japanese theater