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Cavalcade of Music - Programme 3: Songs from Eigth Countries

(Audio recording)

Language: English
Available in:»English»Deutsch

"UNESCO presents Cavalcade of Music, a series of three programmes on the International Song and Dance Festival held at Biarritz, France and Pamplona, Spain. This is the third and last programme in the series, dedicated to songs from eight countries. There were 37 groups of musicians, dancers, and singers that participated in this festival delighted an audience of approximately 17,000 audience members.The songs included appear sonically in this order: ""Ciao Turin"" from Italy; a Bavarian yodeling song from the German Alpes; a Swiss yodeling from Switzerland; a song-dance from Indonesia; The Cuckoo and Going to Boston by Jean Ritchie Kentucky from the United States of America; ""Far From Home,"" an Irish Lament song sung by Kittie Gallagher; two songs from Nava, Spain; the singing of a Choir from Elizondo in the Spanish Pyrenees; a Serbian story-dance song; a Serbian ballet opening featuring choral work; and 30 dancers and musical accompaniment that make up the finale. The recordings were made by Jacques Ogus of UNESCO Radio at the International Song and Dance Festival organized by the International Folk Music Council at Bearritz in France and Pamplona in Spain. This programme is narrated by Keith Wood. Production by Zelmer Roberts. "

Topics and Tags
Place/region: Biarritz, France, Pamplona, Spain, Europe
Type: Performing arts
Production and personalities:
Director/conductor: Jacques Ogus
Performer: Various artists
Publisher: UNESCO Radio
Producer: Keith Wood
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Original: Reel-to-reel audio tape
Location: F-S.314
UMVS reference: STV2461
File No: SYNAV-DIGIT-A02470-ENG , A02538-GER.WAV
Source ref.: MCR/791
Studio TV ref.: RAD/2609
Rights holder: UNESCO