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245 00 Funeral chants from the Georgian Caucasus /|cSüpor XAO 
       presents a film by Hugo Zemp ; direction, photography and 
       sound, Hugo Zemp. 
260    Western Australia :|bKanopy,|c2013. 
264  4 |c©2007. 
300    1 streaming video (21 minutes, 42 seconds) :|bsound, 
       colour. 
336    two-dimensional moving image|2rdacontent 
337    computer|2rdamedia 
338    online resource|2rdacarrier 
490 1  Hugo Zemp  Ethnomusicology Collection 
500    "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. 
518    Recorded in 1991 by CNRS Ethnomuciology Laboratory, Museé 
       de l'Homme. 
520    Funeral chants of the Svans of northwestern Georgia. Most 
       of the chants are polyphonic chants by male choirs with no
       words. The villages of the Svaneti province are located in
       north-western Georgia, in the valleys that lie between the
       mountains of the Caucasus. The Svans represent about 1% of
       the Georgian population. Their language differs from the 
       Georgian language, and their religion is a syncretism of 
       Orthodox Christian faith and pre-Christian beliefs. The 
       polyphony of the Svans appears as one of the major styles 
       of the Georgian vocal art. It consists of two soloist 
       voices and the bass of the choir.   In their funeral 
       rituals, the Svans combine three vocal expressions which 
       are rarely found nowadays in other parts of the world: 
       women's individual laments punctuated by collective wails 
       like in Ancient Greece, men's individual laments, and 
       polyphonic chants by male choirs. While the individual 
       laments are aimed at the deceased and the souls of 
       departed people, the men's polyphonic chants use no words 
       but a series of syllables which follow a set pattern. With
       chords partly dissonant to a Western European ear, and 
       without any cries other than musically stylized ones, 
       these collective chants of great intensity manage to 
       convey the helplessness and inexpressible grief of Man 
       faced with death.  
534    |pElectronic reproduction. Originally produced:|cSüpor XAO
       , Hugo Zemp, 2007. 
538    Streaming video. 
546    Chiefly polyphonic chants with no words; Svan dialogue; 
       English intertitles and subtitles. 
650  0 Dirges|zGeorgia (Republic)|zSvanetia. 
650  0 Funeral music|zGeorgia (Republic)|zSvanetia. 
650  0 Chants|zGeorgia (Republic)|zSvanetia. 
650  0 Songs, Svan. 
650  0 Svanetians|vMusic. 
650  0 Music|zGeorgia (Republic)|zSvanetia. 
650  0 Funeral rites and ceremonies|zGeorgia (Republic)
       |zSvanetia. 
650  0 Documentary films. 
700 1  Zemp, Hugo,|eproducer. 
710 2  Süpor XAO (Firm),|eproduction company. 
710 2  Laboratoire d'ethnomusicologie du CNRS,|eproduction 
       company. 
710 2  Kanopy (Firm),|eissuing body. 
830  0 Hugo Zemp Ethnomusicology Collection 
856 40 |uhttp://
       unimelb.kanopystreaming.com.ezp.lib.unimelb.edu.au/node/
       49233|zConnect to streaming video (University of Melbourne
       Only) 
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