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Exploring the world of music

Author: Fritz WeaverSteven FischlerJoel SucherMartin D ToubStephen RabinAll authors
Publisher: S. Burlington, VT : Annenberg/CPB Project, ©1998.
Series: Annenberg/CPB collection.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shows how elements such as melody, rhythm, and texture can create an infinite variety of sounds and serve as expressions of culture. Includes rare archival footage and contemporary performances, and themes such as music and the environment, music as cultural memory, and how technology changes music.
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Genre/Form: Educational films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Fritz Weaver; Steven Fischler; Joel Sucher; Martin D Toub; Stephen Rabin; Annenberg/CPB Project.; Pacific Street Films.; Educational Film Center (Annandale, Va.); Australian Broadcasting Corporation.; Raidió Teilifís Éireann.; Teleac/NOT.
ISBN: 157680092X 9781576800928 078725567X 9780787255671
OCLC Number: 41346748
Notes: Documentary.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
"A co-production of Pacific Street Films and Educational Film Center with Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Radio Telefís Éireann, Teleac/NOT."
Accompanied by Faculty manual / prepared by Diane U. Eisenberg ; in collaboration with Dorothea E. Hast, James, R. Cowdery, Stanley A. Scott. Dubuque, Iowa : Kendall/Hunt, c1999. 104 p. ; 28 cm.
Credits: Narrator, Fritz Weaver.
Performer(s): Narrated by Fritz Weaver.
Description: 12 videocassettes (ca. 360 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: 1. Sound, music and the environment --
2. The transformative power of music --
3. Music and memory --
4. Transmission, learning music --
5. Rhythm --
6. Melody --
7. Timbre, the color of music --
8. Texture --
9. Harmony --
10. Form, the shape of music --
11. Composers and improvisors --
12. Music and technology.
Series Title: Annenberg/CPB collection.
Other Titles: Sound, music and the environment.
Transformative power of music.
Music and memory.
Transmission, learning music.
Rhythm.
Melody.
Timbre, the color of music.
Texture.
Harmony.
Form, the shape of music.
Composers and improvisers.
Music and technology.
Responsibility: narrated by Fritz Weaver ; series producers, Steven Fischler, Joel Sucher ; producer, director, editor, Martin D. Toub ; project director, Stephen Rabin.

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Shows how elements such as melody, rhythm, and texture can create an infinite variety of sounds and serve as expressions of culture. Includes rare archival footage and contemporary performances, and themes such as music and the environment, music as cultural memory, and how technology changes music.

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<I>Exploring the World of Music</I> is a 6 hour program designed to be an introduction to music fundamentals from a world music perspective, or ethnomusicological point of view. The 12 videocassettes, each 1/2 hour long, can be used in a number of educational settings: in music appreciation,...
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