Format Films, Videos
- Bunkhouse, Cassinelli (Mill) Ranch
- Westinghouse Air Brake Co. Westinghouse Co. works (casting ...
- Bunkhouse and Cookhuse at Hay Camp
- Carving the Meat
- A trip down Market Street before the fire
- Policy and pie
- The great train robbery
- The Baltimore blues / Henry Lodge
- Chicken chowder / Irene Giblin
- Uncle Josh at the moving picture show
- Wreck of the battleship "Maine"
- Dunham Technique: Congo Paillette
- Move on
- Emigrants Arriving at Ellis Island
- Great conversations: the conductors: Zubin Mehta (Segment 12)
- Great conversations: chamber music (Segment 01)
- Mabel and Fatty viewing the World's Fair at San Francisco, Cal.
- Mildred Bond Roxborough
- Coil winding machines, Westinghouse works
- Chuck McDew
- Jazz Alley, 50th and Langley, Chicago
- Cabin Interior, Quinn River Line Camp
- Evans Darrell Hopkins
- Great conversations: the composers (Segment 03)
- The stenographer's friend, or, What was accomplished by an ...
- The enchanted drawing
- Les Stewart Roping Calves
- Demonstrating Braiding
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Balla Kouyate is a griot and virtuoso player of the balaphon. Considered the predecessor of the xylophone and the first Mande instrument, the balafon is made up of wood slats of varying lengths. The slats are secured over two rows of calabash gourds, which serve as natural amplifiers. Each gourd is punctured with small holes over which Balla places thin plastic tape. The vibrating ...
- Contributor: Kouyate, Balla - Kouyaté, Balla - World Vision (musical Group) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (u.s.). Millennium Stage
- Date: 2010-04-28