Routes of rhythm, part 1
NamesBelafonte, Harry, 1927- (Host)Estefan, Gloria (Commentator)Dratch, Howard (Producer)Blank, Les (Director)Rosow, Eugene (Producer)Estefan, Gloria (Singer)Dratch, Howard (Director)Rosow, Eugene (Director)
General Dance Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1989
Table of ContentsCassette 1: Sources of Latin American music in Africa, Spain, and Cuba and the Caribbean. Topics include drumming and dancing in Africa; Spanish flamenco and the craze for the sevillanas; and the blending of the African and Spanish traditions in the New World. The roots of the Cuban rumba are explored, and present-day Cubans are seen dancing at a ritual meal and in dance competitions during Carnival. Singer Gloria Estefan discusses how Cuban traditions were transplanted to Miami, and performs a song and dance inspired by Afro-Cuban music.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 3217Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3385 cassette 1 (former)
TopicsRumba (Dance)Seguidilla sevillana (Dance)Music -- Latin AmericaMusic -- CubaFlamencoDance -- CubaDance -- HaitiCarnival -- CubaLatin Americans
GenresTelevision programsFilmed danceMotion picturesDocumentary filmsMusicFilmed performances
NotesCreation/production credits: Presented by KCET-TV/Los Angeles. Producers/directors: Eugene Rosow and Howard Dratch. New York and Cuban music and dance sequences directed and photographed by Les Blank. Writer: Linda Post. Host: Harry Belafonte.Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a donation from Lynn Garafola.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (57 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 3/4 in.
DescriptionPart 1 of a three-part documentary on the history and development of Afro-Cuban music in Cuba and the United States, profusely illustrated with footage of ritual, social, and theatrical music and dance, drawn from archival sources or filmed on location.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY926082570-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12174477Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6a4dff60-73b0-0134-6530-00505686a51c
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