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Naxos Music Library
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Umm Kulthum a voice like Egypt
Call Number: DVD 780.92 UMM
Umm Kulthum earned a position of great wealth and influence in the Arab world as a popular and beloved singer. This film places her life in the context of 20th century Egypt. Includes concert footage, film clips, and interviews.
From shore to shore Irish traditional music in New York City
Call Number: DVD 781.62 FRO
Examines both the continuity and the changes that have affected Irish traditional music since the turn of the century. Using New York City as the focus, this documentary mixes historic photographs and film footage with contemporary interviews and performances.
Roots of rhythm
Call Number: DVD 781.72 ROO
Traces the origins of Latin music from Spain and Africa to the New World (Program 1). Focuses on pop music developed in Cuba and examines how North Americans began to discover this island's musical treasures (Program 2). Shows how Spanish-African music has become the basic part of popular musical culture of the U.S. (Program 3).
Call Number: DVD 782.4 GEN
The story of a Paul Pena, a blind American blues musician, and his trek to Tuva to live among its inhabitants and compete in their triennial khoomei (throat singing) contest.
Tango our dance = Tango baile nuestro
Call Number: DVD 793.33 TAN
Director Jorge Zanada spent years researching and recording the tango's place in Argentine culture and exploring the machismo that drives the dance.
The singing revolution
Call Number: DVD 947.98 SIN
Documents the Estonians between 1986 and 1991, as they took to the streets to sing forbidden songs in an effort to free themselves of the Soviet occupation.