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Title:
The Harlem renaissance the music & rhythms that started a cultural revolution.
Author:
Calloway, Cab, 1907-1994.
Edition:
[DVD version].
Publication Information:
West Long Branch, NJ : Kultur, [2004]
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (75 min.) : sound, color, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
Featuring commentary from historians and the performers themselves, this program traces the roots of the music of the Harlem Renaissance, its social impact on society and its eventual acceptance in mainstream culture.
General Note:
Title from container.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Geographic Term:
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ISBN:
9780769731155
UPC:
032031311596
Format :
DVD

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From Kultur comes this documentary that looks at the Harlem Renaissance through the music that defined the era. Harlem Renaissance: The Music & Rhythms That Started a Cultural Revolution includes performances of such songs as Cab Calloway's "Minnie the Moocher," Fats Waller's "This Joint Is Jumpin'," Bill "Bojangles" Robinson's "Let's Scuffle," Lena Horne's "Friday Night," and many others. ~ Matthew Tobey, Rovi