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SOUTH ASIA REGIONAL SET 11 -- 15 (5 DVDS/2 BOOKS)

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Price: $129.00
Item Number: JVCSAI
Country or Region: JVC/Smithsonian Folkways
Catalog No: JVCSAI
Five DVDs illustrate 44 music and dance performances of South Asia.

Volumes 1-3 from India include classical dances, dance-drama, folk dance and songs, drum dance, masked dance, Hindu and Sikh devotional songs, plucked zither and lute solos, puppet plays, illustrated narration of Pabuji's heroic deeds and Baul songs.

Vol 4 features Pakistani Qawwali, Sufi devotional songs, trance rituals of shamen, lyric song on solo tutek (flute) tarwar (sword dance), along with Bangladesh woman's dance, mountain folk dance and a dance-drama.

Vol 5 includes dance rituals, ceremonies, hunting songs and ensembles from Sri Lanka, also Nepal's Gaine songs and ensembles, a drum solo, devotional songs, lamaist ritual music, and a masked dance drama from Nepal as well as Bhutan. A 120-page book completes the set with descriptions, maps, glossaries and essays on this region.

Included with each Regional Set is the Introduction Book (JVCBOOK1).

Part of the JVC Video Anthology of Music and Dance of the World. 

Also available as individual DVDs.

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