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The Resource Carnival in Q'eros : where the mountains meet the jungle, [produced by] John Cohen ; directed by Juan Nunez del Prado and John Cohen

Carnival in Q'eros : where the mountains meet the jungle, [produced by] John Cohen ; directed by Juan Nunez del Prado and John Cohen

Label
Carnival in Q'eros : where the mountains meet the jungle
Title
Carnival in Q'eros
Title remainder
where the mountains meet the jungle
Statement of responsibility
[produced by] John Cohen ; directed by Juan Nunez del Prado and John Cohen
Title variation
Carnival in Qeros
Title variation remainder
where the mountains meet the jungle
Contributor
Film distributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This groundbreaking documentary shows the remarkable Carnival celebrations -- never before seen by outsiders -- of a remote community of Indians high in the Peruvian Andes. Their culture offers important clues into the Inca past and the roots of Andean cultures.The Q'eros play flutes and sing to their alpacas in a ritual to promote the animals' fertility. The film shows how the music evolves from individual, to family, to ayllu, to community, a structure of spiritual activity distinct from the structure of kinship. The Q'eros sing and play separately from each other, producing a heterophonic sound without rhythmic beat, harmony, or counterpoint -- a "chaotic" sound texture that exemplifies a key connection between the culture of the Andes and that of the Amazon jungle.The film also focuses on the protracted negotiations by which the Indians were compensated for their participation in the project. This classic and widely acclaimed film is essential viewing in a range of courses in cultural anthropology, ethnomusicology, folklore, Latin American and Andean studies, and comparative religion. It was produced by renowned filmmaker and musician John Cohen
Characteristic
videorecording
Language note
In English
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1932-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cohen, John
  • Núñez del Prado B., Juan V.
  • Berkeley Media
Runtime
32
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Carnival
  • Folk music
  • Andes Region
  • Indians of South America
Target audience
adult
Label
Carnival in Q'eros : where the mountains meet the jungle, [produced by] John Cohen ; directed by Juan Nunez del Prado and John Cohen
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed May 24, 2016)
Control code
ASP3227703/marc
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (32 minutes)
Form of item
online
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)954042964
Video recording format
other
Label
Carnival in Q'eros : where the mountains meet the jungle, [produced by] John Cohen ; directed by Juan Nunez del Prado and John Cohen
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed May 24, 2016)
Control code
ASP3227703/marc
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (32 minutes)
Form of item
online
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)954042964
Video recording format
other

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