The University of Alabama
Music Library Video Collection
Printer-friendly versionPrinter-friendly version
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.
Keywords:

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
Series Title:
Call Number: VCR 98-4
Description: History and styles of gagaku; two copies.
Keywords: Documentary; Japanese Music

Genghis Blues
Series Title:
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.
Keywords:

Moog
Series Title:
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.
Keywords:

Nagauta: the Heart of Kabuki Music
Series Title:
Call Number: VCR 98-3
Description: Nagauta version of "Sue Hirogari"; two copies.
Keywords: Japanese Music

Noh
Series Title:
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
Series Title:
Call Number: DVD 2010-135
Description: Discusses the Dagbomba drummers in northern Ghana.
Keywords: Percussion

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

Tropicalia
Series Title: (2005)
Call Number: DVD 2014-131
Description: Documentary set in the 1960s exploring the Brazilian artistic movement known as tropicalia, and the struggle its artists endured to protect their right to freely express revolutionary thought against the traditional Brazilian music of that time.
Keywords: 20th Century Brazilian Music; Documentary