3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Ethnographic films.

  1. Four masters of Chinese storytelling video collection : full-length repertoires of Yangzhou storytelling on video, 2001-2004

    3.3 linear feet (4 boxes) containing 1 monograph with 408 pages and 361 video compact discs (VCDs).. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The entire repertories of four master storytellers, Dai Buzhang, Fei Zhengliang (Fei Li), Gao Zaihua, and Ren Jitang (Ren Dekun) were recorded on video for the project "Large-scale Registration of Chinese Storytelling" from 2001 to 2003 in Yangzhou. In addition, a medium-length repertoire was told by Ren Dekun. Project co-leaders were Fei Li and Vibeke Børdahl, project assistant, co-editor and translator was Huang Ying, Yangzhou University; photographers were Li Xin and Chen Wei, Yangzhou. Yangzhou storytelling (Yangzhou pinghua) is oral narrative, primarily in Yangzhou dialect, performed with gestures and learned through apprenticeship with a professional master storyteller.

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  2. Gheorghe and Eugenia Popescu-Judetz collection, 1885-2010

    20069 items.. 23 linear ft. (57 boxes). 48 sound tape reels : analog, mono. ; 5 in.. 9 sound cassettes : analog.. 100 photographic prints : b&w.. 1 photographic print : col.. 1 film reel of 1 (100 ft.) : si., b&w ; 8 mm.. 1 film reel of 1 (55 ft.) : si., b&w ; 8 mm.. 1 film reel of 1 (86 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.. 5 videocassettes of 5 (Hi-8) : sd., col. ; 8 mm.. 1 plaque.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    An ethnographic field collection of manuscript materials, graphic images, sound recordings, and moving images that document, for the most part, Romanian folk dance and music as well as costume, ritual, and customs. Music arrangements, choreographic diagrams, photographs, and programs document activities of the state dance companies, the Ciocîrlia and Perinitza Ensembles. Oral history interviews with the donor recorded in 1995 complement the materials. Manuscript material includes music arrangements, music transcriptions, dance notation, field notes, choreographic diagrams, ethnographies, dance indexes, analyses of meter and rhythm, and maps of dance distribution. Collection includes more than 2,000 notated folk dance variants, more than 3,200 audio-recorded melodies and approximately 4,000 notated dance melodies. The dance notation in this collection is a unique form developed by Gheorghe Popescu-Judetz to record Romanian folk dance.

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  3. Sara L. M. Davis collection on Tai Lüe culture, 1997-2005

    5 linear feet (6 boxes). including 17 folders of manuscripts (est. 400 pp.), 25 folders of graphic images (1,166 images), 74 sound recordings, 19 video recordings, and 31 artifacts. Total approximately 1690 items.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of ethnographic field recordings, photographs, and manuscripts documenting Tai Lüe religious rituals; oral narrative traditions; popular songs; poetry; performances for tourists; interviews with poets and singers; and some local audio and video recordings collected in Sipsongpanna (Xishuangbanna), Yunnan Province, China, by anthropologist Sara L. M. Davis from 1997 to 2005 for her dissertation, published as Song and Silence: Ethnic Revival on China’s Southwest Borders, Columbia University Press, 2005. The collection includes some materials documenting Tai people and traditions in Burma.