Features the ethnic stringed music from feature film, FOREIGN GHOSTS.
It traces the universal musical heritage of stringed instruments
from China (Zheng'), Iran (Santuri), Greece (Buzuka) and Spain
(guitar), covering a musical span from 13,500BC to 1990s.
The journey's destination is a "mission impossible" jam session of the above mentioned stringed instruments.
JOURNEY OF STRINGS is a self-contained program, produced for the JOURNEY IN MUSIC series, which focuses on the primal elements of our organic musical heritage.
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"...Congratulations to everyone who worked on JOURNEY OF STRINGS. It looks great and is very entertaining..."
Bill Merrill, CFCF-12
"...the `specialized' content was extremely well-produced..."
Roy Gardner, BC-TV
"...JOURNEY OF STRINGS presents a fascinating look at stringed instruments..."
Paul Del Grosso, PBS
"Eerily evoking another time and place, this musical primer is perfect for both students and music enthusiasts."
Booklist, American Library Association
24 min. BetaSP, Stereo, Colour, closed caption
CAST & CREW:
- Host- Janet Lumb
- Santuri, vocal- Javad Davari
- Lute, Buzuka, Guitar - Dino Giancola
- "Zheng"- Rebecca Chong
- Director of Photography Serge Desrosiers
- Art Direction Eric Proulx
- Research Janet Lumb
- Sound Michel Zabitsky
Conceptualized, Produced and directed by Hunt Hoe
- Bravo- New Style Arts Channel
- Cable Production Fund
- Gouvernement du Quebec ( Tax Credits Program )
- Gouvernement du Canada ( Tax Credits Program )
- Canada & World: FOREIGN GHOSTS SOCIETY INC.
- U.S.A. THE CINEMA GUILD
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A Foreign Ghosts Production Presentation.