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The Resource Give me the banjo, Knockabout Media ; produced and directed by Marc Fields ; music director/co-producer, Tony Trischka, editor/co-producer, Tim Raycroft, (DVD videorecording)

Give me the banjo, Knockabout Media ; produced and directed by Marc Fields ; music director/co-producer, Tony Trischka, editor/co-producer, Tim Raycroft, (DVD videorecording)

Label
Give me the banjo
Title
Give me the banjo
Statement of responsibility
Knockabout Media ; produced and directed by Marc Fields ; music director/co-producer, Tony Trischka, editor/co-producer, Tim Raycroft
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The banjo has been an emblem of American culture for centuries, yet few realize the instrument's complicated, checkered past. Narrated by Steve Martin and featuring such banjo masters as Pete Seeger, Earl Scruggs and Bela Fleck, goes beyond the stereotypes and delves into the musical odyssey of the banjo, from its African roots to the present day
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Bruce Petschek
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Steve Martin (narrator) ; featuring performances by Earl Scruggs, Pete Seeger, Bela Fleck, Mike Seeger, Don Vappie, John Cohen, Abigail Washburn, the Carolina Chocolate Drops, Tony Trischka
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1949-
  • 1945-
  • 1919-
  • 1958-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Fields, Marc
  • Trischka, Tony
  • Raycroft, Tim
  • Martin, Steve
  • Seeger, Pete
  • Scruggs, Earl
  • Fleck, Béla
  • Knockabout Media, LLC
  • Docurama (Firm)
  • New Video Group
Runtime
84
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Banjo
  • Banjoists
  • Nonfiction films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Give me the banjo, Knockabout Media ; produced and directed by Marc Fields ; music director/co-producer, Tony Trischka, editor/co-producer, Tim Raycroft, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally produced in 2011
  • Release date: Jun. 12, 2012
  • Bonus features: 30 minutes of extended performances from Taj Mahal, Cynthia Sayer, Ralph Stanley, Riley Baugus and Rhiannon Giddens; profile of Uncle Dave Macon
Accompanying material
1 leaflet.
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.+
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 84 min.)
Isbn
9781422918500
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
767685268513
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Publisher number
NNVG268511
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)794940365
  • (OCoLC)ocn794940365
  • 512361
System details
DVD, NTSC; Dolby Digital stereo., Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Give me the banjo, Knockabout Media ; produced and directed by Marc Fields ; music director/co-producer, Tony Trischka, editor/co-producer, Tim Raycroft, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally produced in 2011
  • Release date: Jun. 12, 2012
  • Bonus features: 30 minutes of extended performances from Taj Mahal, Cynthia Sayer, Ralph Stanley, Riley Baugus and Rhiannon Giddens; profile of Uncle Dave Macon
Accompanying material
1 leaflet.
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.+
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 84 min.)
Isbn
9781422918500
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
767685268513
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Publisher number
NNVG268511
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)794940365
  • (OCoLC)ocn794940365
  • 512361
System details
DVD, NTSC; Dolby Digital stereo., Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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