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The Resource Karoo kitaar blues, directed by Liza Key, (electronic resource)

Karoo kitaar blues, directed by Liza Key, (electronic resource)

Label
Karoo kitaar blues
Title
Karoo kitaar blues
Statement of responsibility
directed by Liza Key
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Karoo Kitaar Blues follows South African songwriter David Kramer and slide guitarist Hannes Coetzee into remote regions of South Africa on their quest to find musicians who play an almost forgotten folk music. The film documents their journey into the harsh and arid landscape of Namaqualand and the Great Karoo interweaving musical performance and interviews with violinists, guitarists, piano accordionists and mouth organ players who play what Kramer describes as Karoo Blues. Little is known of the origins of this music. It is the music of shepherds and sheep shearers who are descendents of the original inhabitants of these semi -desert areas. This music has probably evolved in much the same way as the Afrikaans language that the musicians speak: a blend of indigenous and colonial influences. By the end of the journey nine musicians are invited to Cape Town where they record some of their songs and perform to packed houses and great acclaim. An endangered culture has been given a new breath of life. Longer version (92 min) is available
Awards note
  • International Documentary Festival, Amsterdam, 2003
  • Margaret Mead Film Festival, 2004
Cataloging source
ALSTP
Characteristic
videorecording
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Key, Liza
Intended audience
For High School; College; Adult audiences
Language note
This edition in English
Runtime
92
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kramer, David
  • Music
Target audience
general
Technique
unknown
Label
Karoo kitaar blues, directed by Liza Key, (electronic resource)
Link
http://www.aspresolver.com/aspresolver.asp?FLON;1645976
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Previously published as DVD
  • Title from resource description page (viewed May 24, 2011)
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Control code
ASP1645976/flon
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (93 min.).
Form of item
electronic
Medium for sound
other
Reformatting quality
access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a210080
  • (OCoLC)794307765
Video recording format
other
Label
Karoo kitaar blues, directed by Liza Key, (electronic resource)
Link
http://www.aspresolver.com/aspresolver.asp?FLON;1645976
Publication
Note
  • Previously published as DVD
  • Title from resource description page (viewed May 24, 2011)
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Control code
ASP1645976/flon
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (93 min.).
Form of item
electronic
Medium for sound
other
Reformatting quality
access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a210080
  • (OCoLC)794307765
Video recording format
other

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