UW Ethnomusicology Archives video recordings: Bosphorus-Universitat Folklore Ensemble recordings (Turkish Dances), Undated

Overview of the Collection

Bosphorus-Universitat Folklore Ensemble
UW Ethnomusicology Archives video recordings: Bosphorus-Universitat Folklore Ensemble recordings (Turkish Dances)
1 items  :  EC - 1 vct (U-matic, Sony KCA-30); Dub - 1 vct (VHS, sp, color); Duration: 00:30:00
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Appears to be a copy of a videotape produced in Germany; title in opening credits - "Volkstanz der Welt: Turkei" (complete credits in notes field)
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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Contains regional dances performed by the Bosphorus-Universitat Folklore Ensemble (men and women) in a variety of staged outdoor settings; 9 dances performed in a series with no announcements or on-screen information provided; some dances accompanied by zurna and kettle drum, which are only occasionally visible (clarinet and accordion also used)

Opening credits: Volkstanz der Welt: Turkei/Folklore of the World: Turkey/Folklore du Monde: Tturquie/Folklore del Mundo: Turquia/Bosphorus-Universitat Folklore Ensemble/kamera: Dieter Wedekind/ton: Peter Beil/schnitt: Gisela Haller/regie: Truck Branss/Lutz Wellnitz Produktion closing credits: Im Auftrag des ZDF.

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Subject Terms

  • Ethnomusicology
  • Turks--Middle East--Middle East
  • Video recordings in ethnomusicology

Geographical Names

  • Middle East--Middle East--General Middle East

Form or Genre Terms

  • Video recordings