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Subject: Arts: Music

Introduction to Music Series

Introduction to Music Series

A series of programs that not only introduces viewers to the basics of music and musical instruments, but also to a variety of musicians who share with viewers the joy and rewards that come from having music as a part of one's life. Series: 8 programs (7 to 60 minutes).

List of Titles


Appalachian Instrument Makers: Luthiers

Appalachian Instrument Makers: Luthiers

A luthier is a person who makes or repairs stringed instruments, such as a violin, guitar or lute. America's Appalachian Mountains are filled with many talented luthiers. Full of toe-tapping tunes and lessons about stringed instrument building, this classic documentary was filmed in the hills of East Tennessee at the Click for more


CelloMan

CelloMan

Starring Grammy Award Winner Eugene Friesen
"A great approach for presenting the importance of music and creativity to people of all ages." -Dave Brubeck
Grammy Award winner Eugene Friesen, featured in concerts all over the world with the Paul Winter Consort, Click for more


Gospel Music: This is Our Story; This is Our Song

Gospel Music: This is Our Story; This is Our Song

Bronze Apple Award -NEMN Awards
"Recommended. This documentary includes interesting insights into only into gospel music, but it also shows how such choirs are established and operate. For anyone who hasn't heard a real gospel choir this program is bound to be a delight. Click for more


Jazz: What It Is!

Jazz: What It Is!

"Recommended. This program offers a good deal of information, skillfully recapped and demonstrated, and will help beginners picture the concept of jazz." -Library Journal
Jazz musician Randy Sabien and his quartet use visual metaphors, such as humorously comparing Improvisation to football or Swing Click for more


Prodigy

Prodigy

"Highly Recommended. This short program offers a positive message in seven minutes that will last a lifetime, for children, parents and teachers alike." -National Media Review
A little girl, Charlotte, is taking her violin lessons at a prestigious school under the tutelage of a supportive teacher, who is Click for more


The Story of Jazz: New Orleans Stomp

The Story of Jazz: New Orleans Stomp

"Recommended. There are over 20 selections digitally recreated from 78 rpm recordings that play while tour guide McCusker visits the places where jazz was first played, talks about how jazz music came together, and gives more detailed information about the early pioneers in jazz. The viewer sees the places where Click for more


Sir John Tavener (Composer): The Golden Thread

Sir John Tavener (Composer): The Golden Thread

"Highly Recommended. This is a fascinating look inside the mind and philosophy of a modern music composer. Sir Tavener is very vocal about his beliefs, his philosophy of life, and what he feels the modern Western world has lost in its rush for materialism and success. His philosophy of music is that everything is Click for more


Women in Music: Strings Attached

Women in Music: Strings Attached

"Recommended. A reflective documentary about the inspiration and vision of five accomplished women musicians/guitarists trying to make it in today's male-dominated music industry." -EMRO Review
You may take music lessons, you may practice on an instrument for years, but there's one thing many musicians Click for more





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