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Summary: Wu Fei and Abigail Washburn's duo project is as unlikely, perhaps, as it was inevitable-a manifest sonic consequence of politics and vibrations commingling across continents. There is a directness in the musical duo format that makes it such a good vehicle for melodic conversations between close friends who obviously listen to each other with an athletic respect matched by their respective...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD FOLK FEI

Summary: In Tibet, a once-sovereign nation for thousands of years, much of the country remains under harsh Communist Chinese rule and "patriotic re-education." The surviving Tibetan folk music shapes an endangered people's identity. Ngawang Choephel, a Tibetan musicologist who fled for India at the age of two, returned home to capture the music of his people. He was arrested and sentenced to eighteen...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2011

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC TIB

Summary: "Many of the songs are adapted from old folk songs from all over China"--Insert.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Legacy International 1980

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/ASIAN CHI

Cheng, Long

Summary: "A candid, thrilling memoir from one of the most recognizable, influential, and beloved cinematic personalities in the world. Everyone knows Jackie Chan. Whether it's from Rush Hour, Shanghai Noon, The Karate Kid, or Kung Fu Panda, Jackie is admired by generations of moviegoers for his acrobatic fighting style, comic timing, and mind-bending stunts. In 2016--after fifty-six years in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CHAN, JACKIE CHE

Wasserstrom, Jeffrey N

Summary: "On the frontlines of the battle for democracy in China The rise of Hong Kong is the story of a miraculous post-War boom, when Chinese refugees flocked to a small British colony, and, in less than fifty years, transformed it into one of the great financial centers of the world. The unraveling of Hong Kong, on the other hand, shatters the grand illusion of China ever having the intention of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia Global Reports 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 951.2506 WAS

Cheng, Long

Summary: "A candid, thrilling memoir from one of the most recognizable, influential, and beloved cinematic personalities in the world. Everyone knows Jackie Chan. Whether it's from Rush Hour, Shanghai Noon, The Karate Kid, or Kung Fu Panda, Jackie is admired by generations of moviegoers for his acrobatic fighting style, comic timing, and mind-bending stunts. In 2016--after fifty-six years in the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 921 CHAN, JACKIE CHE

Manríquez, Rafael.

Contents: La cueca de los poetas = The cueca of the poets (2:01) -- La golondrina chilota = The swallow from Chiloé (3:30) -- Espigas para un recuerdo = Ears of wheat as a memento (3:11) -- La burrerita = The little burro driver (3:16) -- Enredaderas = The creeping vine (3:18) -- Brindis por Violeta Parra = Toast to Violeta Parra (:57) -- Adios, corazón amante = Good-bye, dear lover (3:04) -- Mi casa de...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Folkways 2008

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD LATIN MAN

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