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DVD GV 1703 P6 B39 v. 3 (HEU)


Maria Clara suite : dances adapted from various European influences since the early 16th century

Main Title: Maria Clara suite [videorecording] : dances adapted from various European influences since the early 16th century / Bayanihan Philippine Dance Company ; a product of Ivory Records Corporation and the Bayanihan Philippine National Folk Dance Company ; Lucrecia R. Urtula, Choreographer ; Lucrecia R. Kasilag, music director

Published/Created: Philippines : Bayanihan Folk Arts Foundation, 2002

Description: 2 videodiscs in 1 can (VCD) (ca. 90 min.) : sd., col., ; 4 3/4 in. + instructional video manual (10p. : ill).

Series Title: Bayanihan instructional video series.

Note: 1 video disc for Bayanihan profile.

Credits: Isabel A. Santos, music & costume director ; Luis Ma. Araneta, costume consultant ; Ferdinand Jose, dance director ; Melito Vale-Cruz, deputy music director ; Alfredo Gomez, Jr., technical director ; executive producer Jose Conrado Benitez.

Content: Habanera de Jovencita -- Aray -- Pasodoble -- Manrones de Seda

Summary: Habanera de Jovencita - a piece of music named after Havana in Cuba where it originated is a dance in slow duple meter with a step-close-step pattern, similar to tango. The Filipinos interwove into their own version elements from the original dance. Jovencita means young lady in Spanish. The dance exudes an air of gracious sweetness and refined urbanity. It also mirrors the character of Filipinas from a bygone era. It is a courship dance where women react coyly with a smile and a flutter of a handkerchief or fan to the men's profession of love.
Summary: Pasodoble - means double steps. This dance is based on the movements of a bulllfighter in the bull ring. A seņorita wields her fan, an eloquent accessory, using it to emphasize a point.
Summary: Mantones de seda - as the name implies, is a strong poetic echo from the Spanish-influenced past, danced to banduria and guitar. Like many other jotas, it jas the usual castillian stomping and castanets but in this case, the castanets are bamboo. A special feature shows the many ways of using the Manton de Manila
Summary: Aray - a Filipinized form of Spanish jota accompanied by springly steps. The dancers use elongated bamboo castanets replacing the traditional Spanish castanets.

Subject: Folk dancing -- Philippines -- History.
Subject: Folk dancing -- Philippines -- Study and teaching.
Subject: Instructional videos.

videorecording DVD
1 videodisc in 1 can (DVD) (ca. 90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
©2002,  2002, Bayanihan Folk Arts Foundation , Manila
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AV Material ID 1000013081
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