Dancing to New Orleans
1 videodisc (89 min.)
Gives viewers a look at what makes Louisiana's rich musical heritage unique. Journeying from Shreveport through Baton Rouge to Acadiana and ending up in New Orleans, the film looks at how the people, culture and the land have nurtured music.
Doug Kershaw: the ragin' Cajun
1 videodisc (58 min.)
Incomplete contents: Introduction -- Diggy diggy lo -- Mama's got the know-how -- Louisiana Sataurday night –Cajun baby -- Colinda -- Jambalaya -- Cajun stripper -- Don't mess with my toot toot--Louisiana man -- Orange blossom special.
10 videodiscs (ca. 19 hr.)
Documentary exploring the history of jazz from its beginnings through the 1990's, including the stories of many of its creators and performers. Includes archival video, still photographs, historical performances, and newly recorded interviews and musical performances.
Contents: episode 1. Gumbo (ca. 90 min.)
episode 2. The gift (ca. 120 min.)
episode 3. Our language (ca. 120min.)
episode 4. The true welcome (ca. 120 min.)
episode 5. Swing : pure pleasure (ca. 90 min.)
episode 6. Swing : the velocity of celebration (ca. 105 min.)
episode 7. Dedicated to chaos (ca. 120 min.)
episode 8. Risk (ca. 120 min.)
episode 9. The adventure (ca. 120 min.)
episode 10. A masterpiece by midnight (ca. 120 min.)
1 videodisc (59 min.)
Unravels two hundred years of fiction and myth that surround the life of Mozart. Includes extracts
from Le nozze di Figaro, Don Giovanni, Die Zauberflöte, Cosi fan tutte, Die Entführung aus dem
Serail, and Piano concerto in E Flat.