UW Ethnomusicology Archives video recordings: Burmese National Theater recordings (Burmese National Theater), 1977

Overview of the Collection

Burmese National Theater
UW Ethnomusicology Archives video recordings: Burmese National Theater recordings (Burmese National Theater)
1 items  :  EC - 1 vct (VHS, color) (dub of videotape held in OUGL-1 vct,; color, 3/4"); Duration: 1:00:00
Collection Number
Copy of film produced by Brooklyn College Television Center for the Asia Society; published in 1977.
University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
University of Washington
Ethnomusicology Archives
Box 353450
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 2065430974
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The University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives has been collecting and curating unique ethnographic music recordings for over 50 years. Its holdings of more than 15,000 items include field recordings documenting music traditions of all kinds from most areas of the world, concert recordings of visiting musicians, and films and videos of a variety of musical events, as well as several hundred musical instruments. The Archives serves the students and faculty in the UW Ethnomusicology Program, the broader university community, Pacific Northwest tribes, and an international clientele of musicians, students, and teachers.

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Full title: The Dancers and Musicians of the Burmese National Theater.

Performers: U Than Myint/director; dancers: Daw Nu Nu Khin, Daw Khin Than Htay, Daw May Yi, U Myint Swe, U Soe Nyein, U Sein Win, U Tin Tun; musicians: U Sein Chit Tee/orchestra leader, drum circle; U Soe Tint/brass gong circle; U Shwe Tun/brass gong square; U Mya Gyi/flute; U Than Tun/small cymbal; U Than Aung/big cymbal, drum; U Kyi/bass drums.

Transcription of headers: Performing arts from Asia presented by the Performing Arts Program of the Asia Society in cooperation with Brooklyn College; Beate Gordon, narrator; produced by Donald W. MacLennan, Brooklyn College Television Center.

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Subject Terms

  • Ethnomusicology
  • Video recordings in ethnomusicology

Geographical Names

  • Asia
  • Burma--Asia--Southeast Asia