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Title Funeral chants from the Georgian Caucasus [videorecording] / Süpor XAO presents a film by Hugo Zemp ; direction, photography and sound, Hugo Zemp.

Published Villebon sur Yvette, France : Süpor XAO, c2007.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 videodisc (21 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Notes "This film was shot in 1991 as part of the research work carried out by the CNRS Ethnomuciology Laboratory, Museé de l'Homme, Paris"--Closing credits.
Summary Funeral chants of the Svans of northwestern Georgia. Most of the chants are polyphonic chants by male choirs with no words.
System notes DVD (NTSC, multiple regions)
Language notes Chiefly polyphonic chants with no words; Svan dialogue; English intertitles and subtitles.
Other author Zemp, Hugo.
Süpor XAO (Firm)
Laboratoire d'ethnomusicologie du CNRS.
Subject Dirges -- Georgia (Republic) -- Svanetia.
Funeral music -- Georgia (Republic) -- Svanetia.
Chants -- Georgia (Republic) -- Svanetia.
Songs, Svan.
Svanetians -- Music.
Music -- Georgia (Republic) -- Svanetia.
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Georgia (Republic) -- Svanetia.
Documentary films.