Dance-Drumming of the Anlo Ewe featuring the Ghana Dance Ensemble

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A portion of this video appears in the Walden Media film, “Nim’s Island, starring Jodi Foster, 2008. The Anlo Ewe are an Ethnic Group living in West Africa spanning across Ghana, Togo, and Benin. They are most known for their intricate music styles, which are taught at Universities throughout the world.This DVD is the first […]

A portion of this video appears in the Walden Media film, “Nim’s Island, starring Jodi Foster, 2008. The Anlo Ewe are an Ethnic Group living in West Africa spanning across Ghana, Togo, and Benin. They are most known for their intricate music styles, which are taught at Universities throughout the world.This DVD is the first of its kind, an instructional video featuring the prestigious “Ghana Dance Ensemble”, performing each part of four rhythms so students can see exactly how to play the parts.The four rhythms included are:KinkaAgbadzaSlow AgbekorFast AgbekorDrums used in this video are Atsimevu, Sogo, Kidi, Kaganu, and Gaokogui.After each drum part is demonstrated, the Ghana Dance Ensemble performs the rhythm as a group in its entirety. After the rhythm demonstration, the dancers also show some of the moves so drummers can get a feel of what the dance is like. This is extremely helpful in learning how the beat falls with the dance movements.This interactive DVD was shot at the beautiful Legon Botanical Gardens at the University of Ghana and was co-produced by the Institute of African Studies and Dr. Irene Odotei, with Vijay Rakhra as Director and Editor. There is a menu chapter for each part and pristine audio and video quality throughout.This product is manufactured on demand using DVD-R recordable media. Amazon.com’s standard return policy will apply.

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