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JVC Middle East & Africa Music and Dance Regional Set -- 4 DVDs and 1 CD-ROM with 9 printable, searchable and copy-permission books -- REDUCED PRICE

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Four DVDs illustrate 75 music and dance performances. (Also available as individual volumes).
Vol 1 includes Turkey, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon and Qatar: Islamic call to worship, military music of the Ottoman, dance of the knives, plucked lute solos and whirling dervishes, hammered dulcimer, Bedouin dances and songs, contemporary Iraqi song, belly dance and traditional mortar pounding and welcoming songs. 
Vol 2 includes Egyptian popular song, Tunisian Bedouin dances and classical music, Moroccan Berber dances, and street musicians of Marrakech, along with classical music and a masked dance from Mali. Cameroon music includes praise song, finger piano, calabash, animal horn flutes, bowed instruments and minstrel poets, along with a village drum performance, Zaire's Mbuti dances and Tanzania's Masai dances. 
Vol 3 visits Chad's town orchestras, a dambio festival dance, hero praise song traditions, tribal pleasure dances, children's dances and dances of Arab people. A Cameroon memorial ceremony and mourning music by a mask clan are included. 
Vol 4 takes us to the Ivory Coast for bow harp singing, drum language and several tribal masked dances, children's dances, stilt dances and a dance of the leopard association. Botswana's bushmen perform musical bow, hand piano and song and trance-dances for healing. South African Zulu share a lullaby accompanied by musical bow and a wedding ceremony.
A CD-ROM with 9 printable, searchable and copy-permission books completes the anthology with background information. 

MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA I - VOL 16

Turkey
16-1 Azan - Islamic call to worship - 1:25
16-2 Mehter - military music of the Ottoman Empire: "Eski ordu marsi" ("An old army march") - 1:56
16-3 Hancer bar - dance of the knives - 1:45
16-4 Dances from the Gaziantep region - 3:07
16-5 Dance from the Black Sea region - 2:37
16-6 Dance from the Afyon Region - 2:09
16-7 Saz - plucked lute solo -2:51
16-8 Dance from the Silifke region - 2:17
16-9 Asik - itinerant musician - 2:51
16-10 Sema - Islamic dance of the whirling dervishes - 2:47

Iran
16-11 Santur - hammered dulcimer solo: "Nagme-ye karevan" - 12:41

Iraq
16-12 Bedouin Dance - 1:42
16-13 Contemporary Iraqi song: "Ya zahrat al-madiyin" - 3:22

Lebanon
16-14 Lebanese popular song: "Ya qalbi" - 5:18
16-15 Belly dance - 4:54

Qatar
16-16 Traditional songs of the Persian Gulf Arab States - 2:21
16-17 Bedouin song and dance - 1:49
16-18 Mortar-pounding song - 1:07
16-19 Song and dance of welcome - 2:30

MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA II - VOL 17

Egypt
17-1 Egyptian popular song: "Ana gambak ya kol Iraqi" - 2:02

Tunisia
17-2 Bedouin dance - 2:39
17-3 Ma'luf - classical music - 3:42

Morocco
17-4 Berber Dance - 4:18
17-5 Nawba - classical music selection: prelude to "Sunset" - 1:37
17-6 Saharan dance: "Iwana" - 2:57
17-7 Berber street musicians - 0:53
17-8 Imdyazn - minstrel - 1:58
17-9 Street artists of Marrakech - 2:15

Mali
The Dogon
17-10 Masked dance of the Dogon - 2:20

Cameroon
The Fulbe
17-11 Praise song for King Iisa - 3:30
17-12 Sanza - finger piano performance - 2:01
17-13 Balafon - xylophone performance at the Ngawndere palace - 3:01
17-14 Dummbo - calabash instrument performance - 1:54
17-15 Buusaw - animal horn flute performance in front of the Maroua palace - 2:06
17-16 Garayya - bowed instrument performance in front of the Dargala palace - 2:12
17-17 Minstrel poet of Maroua - 3:40
17-18 Minstrel poet of Dargala - 2:52
17-19 Cowherd's song of Bogo town - 2:21
17-20 Drum performance of Guirvidik town - 3:51

Zaire
The Mhuti
17-21 Dance of the Bambuti - 1:20

Tanzania
The Masai
17-22 Dance of the Masai - 1:40

MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA III - VOL 18

Chad
18-1 Orchestra of the Town of Mongo - 3:20
18-2 Sultan's orchestra of the town of Mao - 2:39

The Djonkor
18-3 Festival orchestra - 1:30
18-4 Dambio - festival dance - 2:51
18-5 Hero praise song with kundinge [harp] accompaniment - 3:00

The Bulala
18-6 Praise song with kukuma [one-string instrument] accompaniment - 2:21

The Hausa
18-7 Libo - transverse flute performance - 0:44

The Dangaleat
18-8 Children's dances - 4:34

The Djaya
18-9 Djele - pleasure dance - 1:51
18-10 Bardjat - pleasure dance - 1:37

The Haddad
18-11 Djersiss - pleasure dance - 2:31

Omar-Arab people
18-12 Al beher - pleasure dance - 1:34

Hemat-Arab people
18-13 Am haraba - pleasure dance - 2:13

Cameroon
The Tikar
18-14 Memorial ceremony for King Mkong Moteh - 4:07
18-15 Mourning music by a mask clan - 4:58

MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA IV - VOL 19

Ivory Coast (Cote d'Ivoire)
The Baule
19-1 Singing and performing on a bow harp - 2:52
19-2 Drum language - 1:22
19-3 Gbagba - masked dance of Asouakro - 4:36
19-4 Goli - masked dance of Agubanjansou - 2:57

The Dan
19-5 Gegon mask dance: "The Maple Song" - 1:49
19-6 Children's dance of Biankouma: "Lelje" - 1:50
19-7 Children's dance of Biankouma: "Gua" - 1:52
19-8 Stilt dance of the Kupegbouni - 1:59

The Gere
19-9 Masked dance of Bangolo - 2:25
19-10 Acrobatic dance of the snake girl - 1:54

The Guro
19-11 Dance of Zorofla women: "Greagba" - 2:52
19-12 Masked dance: "Uale" - 1:17

The Njedebua
19-13 Dance of the leopard association - 3:18

Botswana
The San [Bushmen]
19-14 Musical bow performance - 1:32
19-15 Handelo - one-string instrument and song - 1:20
19-16 Dongo - hand piano and song - 1:13
19-17 Trance-dance treatment of sickness - 2:15

Republic of South Africa
The Zulu
19-18 Lullaby accompanied by musical bow - 3:02
19-19 Wedding ceremony - 2:47

 


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