Description

Gain an understanding of the basic elements of music with this 12-part Annenberg Learner series, an introduction to music with a global perspective. The series shows how elements such as melody, rhythm, and texture create an infinite variety of sounds and serve as expressions of culture. Through rare archival footage and contemporary performances, the series presents themes such as music and the environment, music as cultural memory, and how technology changes music. The featured artists perform music from around the world, including American jazz, gospel, and rock, and traditional music from Bosnia, the Caribbean, India, Ireland, Japan, and West Africa.

Length: 360 minutes

Item#: BVL113456

Copyright date: ©1999

Performance Rights

Prices include public performance rights.

Not available to Home Video and Dealer customers.


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