Mbira: Matepe dza mhondoro - a healing party

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Title
Mbira: Matepe dza mhondoro - a healing party
Names
Tracey, Andrew T. N (Director)
Blank, Les (Photographer)
Zantzinger, Alfred Gei (Producer)
Collection

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1978
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 10198
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3387 (former)
Topics
Dance -- Rhodesia (Region)
Mbira music
Medicine dance
Shona dance
Genres
two-dimensional moving image
Notes
Producer: Gei Zantzinger, University of Pennsylvania Museum. Director: Andrew Tracey, International Library of African Music. Camera: Les Blank. Narrator: Rosemary Logie.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 streaming video file (NTSC) (21 min.) :sd., col.
Description
Music of the matepe (a type of mbira, or thumb piano), played by the Shona people of Rhodesia. The film opens with a solo performance by Thomas Dzamwarira, who sings and plays the matepe. In a ritual in the village of matepe player Saini Murira, music and dancing are employed to call the mhondoro spirits, who are responsible for healing.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY926062871-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12173171
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e1696080-8cf3-0135-f35a-17e34a7974ee
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1978: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Mbira: Matepe dza mhondoro - a healing party" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1978. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/fcd9966a-1e89-47ca-b074-bd531e483da1

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Mbira: Matepe dza mhondoro - a healing party" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 16, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/fcd9966a-1e89-47ca-b074-bd531e483da1

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1978). Mbira: Matepe dza mhondoro - a healing party Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/fcd9966a-1e89-47ca-b074-bd531e483da1

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Mbira: Matepe dza mhondoro - a healing party