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Price: $220.00
Item Number: JVCSEAI
Country or Region: JVC/Smithsonian Folkways
Catalog No: JVCSEAI
This 5 DVD-R set illustrates 63 music and dance performances from Southeast Asia.

Vol 1 includes Vietnamese water puppet play, bamboo flute with ensemble, shawm and drum, xylophone with flat gongs, flute and bamboo tubes, zither ensemble, folk song with dance and folk instrument performance, gong ensemble and festival of the Gialai people. Also Cambodian apsara dance, a dance-drama, folk instrument performance and a wedding ceremony.

Vol 2 includes Thailand's candle dance, ceremonial dance-drama, masked dance, zither, bowed lute and string ensemble music, along with Burma's (Myanmar) classical music, a monkey play, ensemble music, salutation dance, a dance to pray for protection of the spirits, a harp solo, drum dance and puppet dance.

Vol 3 visits Malaysia and presents court dance, folk tradition, dance-drama and a lute duet. The Philippines are represented by music from the balingbing (split-bamboo idiophone), the nose flute, jew's harp, a bamboo tube zither, and end-blown flute, a panpipe ensemble, tongagong (stamping tubes) and gongs, along with bamboo pole dances.

Volumes 4-5 include Indonesia's gamelan, devotional dance, warrior's dance, court dance and seated dance, a men's chorus, shadow puppet play, and several instrument ensembles, featuring bowed lute, plucked zither and narrative recitation.

144-page book describes each performance and enlightens Southeast Asia musical traditions.

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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