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Exploring the Global Perspective of Music - series

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Texture
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The way different voices and instruments work together to produce the overall sound gives music its texture. This program examines texture in Japanese shakuhachi, Trinidadian steel band, Bosnian ganga, West African percussion, and modern Australian c... [more]
April 22, 2011 at 12:15 AM
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Melody
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Melody — the part of music we most often remember — is examined here both scientifically and poetically, from a strict sequence of pitches to a group of notes "in love with each other." We see and hear melodies shaped, elaborated, and developed withi... [more]
April 21, 2011 at 11:15 PM
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Form: The Shape of Music
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Form — the way music is organized and structured from beginning to end — guides composers, performers, and listeners in all musics. Here, the traditional Western sonata, the blueprints behind improvisational jazz, the narrative structure of tradition... [more]
April 22, 2011 at 01:07 AM
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Timbre: The Color of Music
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The tone color of music — or "timbre," as we call it in the Western tradition — is influenced by both technical and aesthetic factors. This program examines the creation and effects of timbre in jazz and Indian, West African, Irish, Bosnian, Indonesi... [more]
April 21, 2011 at 11:45 PM
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Rhythm
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Marking time and moving through our bodies, rhythm has a special relationship to both musical form and worldwide dance traditions. How rhythm structures music is examined through the American marching band, North Indian tala, Japanese shakuhachi trad... [more]
April 21, 2011 at 10:47 PM
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Composers and Improvisers
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How are a composer and an improvisor alike? How are they different? The marriage between fixed elements and new variation is examined in American rock, Indian raga, classical and contemporary Western music, jazz, and Arabic classical music. (26:42)
April 22, 2011 at 11:08 PM
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Transmission: Learning Music
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How we learn musical traditions and how we maintain, modify, notate, teach, and perform them for a new, younger audience are exemplified here in Indian classical music, African village drumming, and modern jazz and gospel. (26:42)
April 21, 2011 at 12:44 AM
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The Transformative Power of Music
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Music can inspire religious devotion, prepare individuals for war, motivate work, enrich play, and stimulate the passions. The musical healing ceremonies of the Kung people in Namibia and Botswana, Epirote music in traditional Greek weddings, and mod... [more]
April 20, 2011 at 11:59 PM
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Harmony
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When two or more notes sound together, harmony occurs. This interaction of pitches, understood in vastly different ways around the world, is analyzed here in jazz, chamber music, Bosnian ganga singing, early music plainchants, and barbershop quartets... [more]
April 22, 2011 at 12:20 AM
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Music and Technology
From learner.org, produced by Annenberg Media
New instrument types and new electronic media for distribution are obvious results of technology, but so were the first bone flute and the first stretched catgut. How technology affects music is examined here in a case study of the flute, and in an e... [more]
April 22, 2011 at 11:36 PM
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