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Routes of rhythm [videorecording] / Cultural Research and Communications, Inc. ; KCET ; produced and directed by Eugene Rosow and Howard Dratch ; written by Linda Post.

Publication:
New York, N.Y. : Cinema Guild, 1989.
Format/Description:
Video
3 videocassettes (174 min.; 58 min. ea.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Subjects:
Music -- Cuba -- History and criticism.
Blacks -- Music -- History and criticism.
Popular music -- Cuba -- History and criticism.
Popular music -- United States -- History and criticism.
Hispanic Americans -- Music -- History.
Hispanic Americans -- Music.
Hispanic American musicians.
Form/Genre:
Documentary films.
Language:
English and Spanish with English subtitles; some English with Spanish subtitles.
System Details:
VHS.
Summary:
These videos explore the roots of Latin American music. Part 1 recalls the drum rhythms brought by slaves from Africa and the melodies and guitar harmonies of Spain as they blended in the New World. Part 2 looks at Cuban music: its attraction for North Americans as well as its nationalistic appeal. Part 3 examines Latin music as it influences pop music in North America.
Participant:
Narrator, Harry Belefonte; performers, Desi Arnaz, Rubén Blades, Celia Cruz, Xavier Cugat, Gloria Estefan, Dizzy Gillespie, Tito Puente and others.
Credits:
Editor, Eugene Rosow.
Notes:
Originally produced for television in 1989.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Hazel M. Hussong Fund.
Contributor:
Rosow, Eugene. , Producer, Director
Dratch, Howard. , Producer, Director
Post, Linda. , Author
Belafonte, Harry. , Narrator
Arnaz, Desi, 1917-1966. , Performer
Blades, Rubén. , Performer
Cruz, Celia, , Performer
Cugat, Xavier, 1900-1990 , Performer
Estefan, Gloria. , Performer
Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993. ,
Puente, Tito, 1923-2000 , Performer
Cultural Research and Communications, Inc. , Producer
KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.) , Producer
Cinema Guild. , Distributor
Hazel M. Hussong Fund.
OCLC:
30871555
Status/Location:
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