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JVC The Americas Music and Dance Regional Set -- 2 DVDs and 1 CD-ROM with 9 printable, searchable and copy-permission books -- REDUCED PRICE

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Two DVDs illustrate 49 music and dance performances of the Americas. 

VOL 1 features native American traditions of North America, including Inuit drum dances, Canadian Haida totem pole ceremony and potlatch and songs and dances of the Kwakiutl; also included are numerous Nez Perce ceremonial and memorial songs, war dance, and soup dance songs; a Flathead hoop dance; Yakima women's songs, a Shoshone hoop dance and war dance. 

VOL 2 includes Mexican ranch songs, and hat dance; Cuban folk songs, dialogue songs; from Brazil comes a voodoo gathering, samba, Capoeira, and Candomble, a religious observance; Bolivian folk songs and modern folk songs; Argentinian tangos and gaucho songs. 

A CD-ROM with 9 printable, searchable and copy-permission books completes this music and dance picture of traditions from the Americas, and includes descriptions of each performance. Also available as individual videos.  

THE AMERICAS I - VOL 27

North American Indians and Inuit (Eskimos)

Arctic Circle

27-1 Drum dance - 2:07
27-2/3/4 Drum dance/women's drum dance/song duel - 1:59/1:58/2:09
27-5/6/7 Drum dance (two varieties) and talium [women's sitting dance] - 1:29/1:00/1:23
27-8 Drum dance - 2:08

Canada

Northwest Coast Indians

27-9/10 Haida totem pole ceremony and potlatch - 4:03/3:36
27-11 Songs and dances of the Kwakiutl - 2:01

United States of America

American Indians of the Plateau Region

27-12 "Chief Joseph memorial songs" (Nez Perce) - 2:32
27-13 Ceremonial song (Nez Perce) - 2:29
27-14 Song for beginning a pow-wow (Nez Perce) - 1:34
27-15 Ceremonial song (Nez Perce) - 1:12
27-16 War dance (Nez Perce) - 1:20
27-17 Soup dance song (Nez Perce) - 2:17
27-18 Hoop dance (Flathead) - 2:19
27-19 "Owl song" and "Coyote song" (Nez Perce) - 3:42
27-20 War dance (Nez Perce) - 1:44
27-21 Rabbit dance (Nez Perce) - 1:17
27-22 Song of Chief Joseph (Nez Perce) - 2:08
27-23 Song sung by Yakima women - 3:01
27-24 War dance (Nez Perce) - 0:30
27-25 Song for beginning a pow-wow (Nez Perce) - 1:11
27-26 War dance (Nez Perce) - 1:10
27-27 Rabbit dance (Nez Peree) - 0:34
27-28 Hoop dance (Shoshone) - 0:42
27-29 War dance - 3:21

THE AMERICAS II - VOL 28

Mexico

28-1 Canción ranchera - ranch song: "Ay Jalisco. no te rejes" - 3:16
28-2 Dance with mariachi [string and brass] ensemble: "Jarabe Tapati" ("Mexican hat dance") - 2:24

Cuba

28-3 Guajira - folk song: "Guantanamera" - 4:13
28-4 Controversia - dialogue song - 4:09
28-5 Son [song and dance] at the Casa de la Trova: "Intimate calls" - 2:37
28-6 Voodoo gathering - 3:17
28-7 Samba - song and dance form - 2:35
28-8 Capoeira - dance derived from martial art - 1:23
28-9 Candomblé - religious observance - 6:09

Bolivia

28-10 Modern folk song: "Qunapaqui" ("Why?") - 5:58
28-11 Modern folk song: "Waritay" ("My little star") - 3:02
28-12 Modern folk song: "El Cóndor Pasa" ("The condor passes") - 3:19
28-13 Modern folk song: "Manañachu" ("No longer") - 3:30

Argentina

28-14 Tango - dance form: "La Cumparsita" ("The masquerade") - 2:25
28-15 Tango - dance form: "El Choclo" ("Corn") - 3:36
28-16 Chorus: "Hail Boca" - 1:52
28-17 Chamamé - gaucho song: "Merceditas- 2:37

 


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