Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty
1:45:59

Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty

ABC December 22, 2013

Dance

Music

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Matthew Bourne's long awaited reinterpretation of Tchaikovsky's classic ballet The Sleeping Beauty.

Matthew Bourne's long awaited reinterpretation of Tchaikovsky's classic ballet The Sleeping Beauty.

Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake
1:58:50

Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake

ABC October 28, 2012

Dance

Music

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
First staged at Sadler's Wells in London in 1995, Bourne's acclaimed version of Swan Lake is famous for having the swans danced by men rather than women. The ballet has been ...

First staged at Sadler's Wells in London in 1995, Bourne's acclaimed version of Swan Lake is famous for having the swans danced by men rather than women. The ballet has been hugely successful and won many prestigious awards.

Gloria Victoria
6:38

Gloria Victoria

SBS August 23, 2014

Visual arts

Music

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This documentary explores the relationship between art and war, using animation inspired by images from some of the greatest artists in history. The soundtrack is ...

This documentary explores the relationship between art and war, using animation inspired by images from some of the greatest artists in history. The soundtrack is Shostakovich's brutal Leningrad Symphony.

World's Greatest Concert Hall
43:53

World's Greatest Concert Hall

National Geographic July 16, 2017

Design and technologies

Music

9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
The top of an old warehouse in Hamburg is the home of a new concert hall that designers hope will become famous. However, they are years behind schedule, millions over budget ...

The top of an old warehouse in Hamburg is the home of a new concert hall that designers hope will become famous. However, they are years behind schedule, millions over budget and working with difficult acoustics.

The Floor is Yours
4:37

The Floor is Yours: Karate Kids

ABC Me December 1, 2018

Dance

Music

3-4
5-6
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Lawrence meets a group of awesome karate kids, who show him some epic moves.

Lawrence meets a group of awesome karate kids, who show him some epic moves.

My Little Songs
1:59

My Little Songs: 1km a Pied

ABC Me November 1, 2018

Languages

Music

3-4
5-6
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
French folk song, "1km a Pied" is performed in French and with explanatory graphics in this lesson.

French folk song, "1km a Pied" is performed in French and with explanatory graphics in this lesson.

Mariinsky Theatre 1783-2008
48:26

Mariinsky Theatre 1783-2008

ABC2 March 28, 2010

Dance

Music

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
A stunning and sumptuous celebration of the 225th anniversary of the world famous Russian Mariinsky Theatre contains archival material seen for the first time on screen. It ...

A stunning and sumptuous celebration of the 225th anniversary of the world famous Russian Mariinsky Theatre contains archival material seen for the first time on screen. It provides a unique insight into how the arts have flourished in Russia under many different regimes.

Jimmy Little's Gentle Journey
55:01

Jimmy Little's Gentle Journey

NITV April 16, 2013

Indigenous Australians

Music

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
From poverty and personal tragedy to Australia's first Aboriginal pop star - Jimmy Little's Gentle Journey is an intimate look at the life of a pioneering artist who defied ...

From poverty and personal tragedy to Australia's first Aboriginal pop star - Jimmy Little's Gentle Journey is an intimate look at the life of a pioneering artist who defied incredible odds.

The Three Ballerinas
52:07

The Three Ballerinas

ABC August 3, 2011

Dance

Music

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Lucette Aldous, Marilyn Rowe and Marilyn Jones were prima ballerinas in the 1970s, when Peggy van Praagh was artistic director at the Australian Ballet. Award-winning ...

Lucette Aldous, Marilyn Rowe and Marilyn Jones were prima ballerinas in the 1970s, when Peggy van Praagh was artistic director at the Australian Ballet. Award-winning filmmaker Michelle Mahrer celebrates their passion for dance.

Schools Spectacular 2017
2:22:37

Schools Spectacular 2017

Seven December 16, 2017

Dance

Music

3-4
5-6
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Schools Spectacular is an outstanding showcase of the talent in NSW public schools with a 2700-strong choir, 2300 diverse dancers, a world-class stage band and a huge number ...

Schools Spectacular is an outstanding showcase of the talent in NSW public schools with a 2700-strong choir, 2300 diverse dancers, a world-class stage band and a huge number of outstanding solo acts.

My Little Songs
1:59

My Little Songs: Bateau Sur L'eau

ABC Me November 8, 2018

Languages

Music

3-4
5-6
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
French folk song Bateau Sur L'eau is performed in French with explanatory graphics in this lesson.

French folk song Bateau Sur L'eau is performed in French with explanatory graphics in this lesson.

The Floor is Yours
4:32

The Floor is Yours: Girl Zone!

ABC Me December 2, 2018

Dance

Music

3-4
5-6
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Meet Girl Zone, a group of friends who are also a rap group.

Meet Girl Zone, a group of friends who are also a rap group.

My Little Songs
1:59

My Little Songs: Comptine Pour Dessiner

ABC Me November 15, 2018

Languages

Music

3-4
5-6
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
French folk song Comptine Pour Dessiner is performed in French and with explanatory graphics in this lesson.

French folk song Comptine Pour Dessiner is performed in French and with explanatory graphics in this lesson.

Artscape: Artists At Work
25:12

Artscape: Artists At Work: The Glass Percussion Project

ABC April 11, 2010

Media arts

Music

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
This week, Artists At Work follows the trials and triumphs of The Glass Percussion Project as its creators, Eugene Ughetti and Elaine Miles, prepare for an ambitious ...

This week, Artists At Work follows the trials and triumphs of The Glass Percussion Project as its creators, Eugene Ughetti and Elaine Miles, prepare for an ambitious performance in the Atrium Gallery at Melbourne's Federation Square. The Glass Percussion Project is a meditative and musical interplay inspired by the themes of air, water and divine melody, where Ughetti is the percussionist/composer/conductor and Miles is the glass/installation artist.

Artscape
25:55

Artscape: Brian Eno In Conversation

ABC November 28, 2010

Personal and social capability

Music

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Recently in Australia as curator of the Luminous Festival at the Sydney Opera House is none other than the man internationally acclaimed as the father of ambient music - Brian ...

Recently in Australia as curator of the Luminous Festival at the Sydney Opera House is none other than the man internationally acclaimed as the father of ambient music - Brian Eno. Honouring his 30-odd years of creative achievements this program features an illuminating Q&A interview between Eno and ABC arts presenter Andrew Frost.

Artscape
27:47

Artscape: Dr Sarmast's Music School

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC July 10, 2012

Personal and social capability

Music

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
In the unlit rooms of the bullet-pocked Kabul Secondary School of Fine Arts, music students persist with broken instruments, no books, no syllabus and no specialist teachers. ...

In the unlit rooms of the bullet-pocked Kabul Secondary School of Fine Arts, music students persist with broken instruments, no books, no syllabus and no specialist teachers. After 30 years of conflict and a loss of musical rights during the Taliban regime, the musical culture of Afghanistan has been devastated. Despite all the rebuilding in the country, little has been done for music. In the midst of this despair, Melbourne-based Afghan musicologist Dr Ahmad Sarmast returns to Kabul determined to create the first National Music Institute of Afghanistan.

Artscape
27:25

Artscape: Symphonia Eluvium - Symphony Of The Floods

ABC May 8, 2012

Personal and social capability

Music

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
In September 2011, eight months after Australia's most devastating floods, the people of Brisbane came together for a performance by the Queensland Symphony Orchestra (QSO) ...

In September 2011, eight months after Australia's most devastating floods, the people of Brisbane came together for a performance by the Queensland Symphony Orchestra (QSO) conducted by Asher Fisch, accompanied by the Brisbane Chorale and Canticum Chamber Choir directed by Emily Cox.

Howard Goodall's Great Dates
49:16

Howard Goodall's Great Dates: 1874 - Wagner and the Ring Cycle

Season 1 Episode 1 STUDIO June 20, 2011

History

Music

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This series, presented by composer Howard Goodall, shows that great pieces of music are not freak accidents of genius but the direct products of their time, place, culture and ...

This series, presented by composer Howard Goodall, shows that great pieces of music are not freak accidents of genius but the direct products of their time, place, culture and politics. 1791 saw the completion of Mozart's last opera The Magic Flute and his great Requiem. It was also the year of his death.