JVC The Americas Music and Dance Regional Set -- 2 DVDs and 1 CD-ROM with 9 printable, searchable and copy-permission books -- ON SALE!!
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)
27-1 Drum dance
27-2/3/4 Drum dance/women's drum dance/song duel
27-5/6/7 Drum dance (two varieties) and talium [women's sitting dance]
27-8 Drum dance
Northwest Coast Indians
27-9/10 Haida totem pole ceremony and potlatch
27-11 Songs and dances of the Kwakiutl
United States of America
American Indians of the Plateau Region
27-12 "Chief Joseph memorial songs" (Nez Perce)
27-13 Ceremonial song (Nez Perce)
27-14 Song for beginning a pow-pow (Nez Perce)
27-15 Ceremonial song (Nez Perce)
27-16 War dance (Nez Perce)
27-17 Soup dance song (Nez Perce)
27-18 Hoop dance (Flathead)
27-19 "Owl song" and "Coyote song" (Nez Perce)
27-20 War dance (Nez Perce)
27-21 Rabbit dance (Nez Perce)
27-22 Song of Chief Joseph (Nez Perce)
27-23 Song sung by Yakima women
27-24 War dance (Nez Perce)
27-25 Song for beginning a pow-wow (Nez Perce)
27-26 War dance (Nez Perce)
27-27 Rabbit dance (Nez Peree)
27-28 Hoop dance (Shoshone)
27-29 War dance
THE AMERICAS II - VOL 28
28-1 Canción ranchera - ranch song: "Ay Jalisco. no te rejes"
28-2 Dance with madachi [string and brass] ensemble: "Jarabe Tapati" ("Mexican hat dance")
28-3 Guajira - folk song: "Guantanamera"
28-4 Controversia - dialogue song
28-5 Son [song and dance] at the Casa de la Trova: "Intimate calls"
28-6 Voodoo gathering
28-7 Samba - song and dance form
28-8 Capoeira - dance derived from martial art
28-9 Candomblé - religious observance
28-10 Modern folk song: "Qunapaqui" ("Why?")
28-11 Modern folk song: "Waritay" ("My little star")
28-12 Modern folk song: "El Cóndor Pasa" ("The condor passes")
28-13 Modern folk song: "Manañachu" ("No longer")
28-14 Tango - dance form: "La Cumparsita" ("The masquerade")
28-15 Tango - dance form: "El Choclo" ("Corn")
28-16 Chorus: "Hail Boca" 28-17 Chamamé - gaucho song: "Merceditas"
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