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Music

Contains 16 Videos

Introducing the Music of Ireland

Introducing the Music of Ireland

Music of the World

What is the essence of Irish music? If you answered 'Riverdance', you need to broaden your thinking. This is a fascinating look into Irish music that explains why the art form is so central to Irish culture and identity. This programme explores...Show More
Introducing the Music of Japan

Introducing the Music of Japan

Music of the World

Whether it’s the unique sounds of a Koto, Shamisen, Shakuhachi or Shinobue, or the pounding of traditional drums, Japanese music has evolved over centuries as an integral part of the nation’s rich culture. Featuring Shakuhachi performer...Show More
Introducing Classical Music

Introducing Classical Music

This clip introduces viewers to the musical styles of three distinct eras within the common practice period: Baroque, Classical and Romantic. Typical structures, forms, instruments, rhythms and melodies are described and supported with examples....Show More
Introducing the Music of India

Introducing the Music of India

Music of the World

Over thousands of years, music has woven through India’s rich culture. Though Indian music has changed and diversified, tradition remains strong. This programme introduces the origins and cultural relevance of music in India. Indian...Show More
Introducing the Music of Africa

Introducing the Music of Africa

Music of the World

African music permeates the many diverse cultures across the continent. The legacy that African musical traditions have passed to contemporary musicians is rich and varied. From the iconic djembe drum to the distinctive a capella choir vocals,...Show More
Introducing Jazz

Introducing Jazz

Radical, free and rebellious in attitude, jazz is out on the edge and always evolving. Ideal for music students new to the genre, this program introduces common musical elements of jazz, the origins of jazz in New Orleans, and the evolution of...Show More
Conductor and Strings

Conductor and Strings

The Orchestra

Bobby is a zany and enthusiastic young musician who wants to join the orchestra. But Strauss the Conductor must teach him a thing or two about the orchestra first... Through the antics of these two engaging puppet characters we gain an insight...Show More
Percussion and Orchestral Diversity

Percussion and Orchestral Diversity

The Orchestra

Young Bobby is learning a lot about the orchestra from his new mentor, Strauss the conductor. But he still has more to learn before he can become a member of the orchestra. Through the antics of these two engaging puppet characters we are...Show More
Woodwind and Brass

Woodwind and Brass

The Orchestra

Young Bobby, an enthusiastic and zany musician, has no idea about the orchestra, but luckily Strauss the Conductor is here to teach him before he joins up. Through the antics of these two engaging puppet characters we learn all about the woodwind...Show More
A Great Landscape: Indigenous Music in Australia

A Great Landscape: Indigenous Music in Australia

This programme looks at the many diverse new forms of music and the trail-blazers who paved the way for the new and diverse contemporary Aboriginal sounds. It looks at the early beginnings of choir and Country, to Hip Hop, Funk and Rap. It...Show More
Kool Skools: Students Making Music

Kool Skools: Students Making Music

Music is a defining part of youth culture, and today, young people are into a huge diversity of different music. In recent decades in Australian schools, increasing numbers of students have had access to creative music programmes. More than ever...Show More
Inside a Recording Studio

Inside a Recording Studio

When it comes to creating music, one of the most important and intriguing aspects of the whole process takes place inside the recording studio itself. This programme is an essential resource for all students interested in pursuing music and...Show More
An Introduction to Composing

An Introduction to Composing

Composing can be an amazing experience – whether you're a budding Mozart, a techno freak, a hard-core guitarist or a complete novice with just a computer at hand – self-expression has never been as easy. But you've still got to know the...Show More
Genres in Music: From Handel to Hip Hop

Genres in Music: From Handel to Hip Hop

Music and musicians throughout time have reflected fashion, culture, social and cultural events. Young people play music in rock bands, choirs, orchestras, play 'guitar-hero' and 'sing-star', consume music on TV, MySpace, iPods, YouTube, DVD and...Show More
Part 1: Symmetry and Angles

Part 1: Symmetry and Angles

Geometry of Groove

This video explores the application of geometrical concepts and their critical role in the contemporary music industry. Modern instruments, powerful sound systems and complex recording technology all rely on geometry for the successful delivery...Show More
The History of Sound Recording

The History of Sound Recording

The history of sound recording technologies from the late 19th century to the present day. The programme concentrates on the concept of energy transduction as a means to create analogues of sound and how this was applied to different sound...Show More