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The young JS Bach's career path though eastern Germany from his birthplace in Eisenach to Arnstadt and Weimar. In the Wartburg castle we learn about Martin Luther and the ...

The young JS Bach's career path though eastern Germany from his birthplace in Eisenach to Arnstadt and Weimar. In the Wartburg castle we learn about Martin Luther and the birth of the Reformation.

In Aida, Verdi masterfully puts the intimate affairs of the heart against the grandeur of the universe. What grander setting could there be for such an opera than Sydney ...

In Aida, Verdi masterfully puts the intimate affairs of the heart against the grandeur of the universe. What grander setting could there be for such an opera than Sydney Harbour itself?

Part eleven looks at Tuscany, which is more then just a beautiful region of Italy, Tuscany also produced two of the greatest operatic composers. Classical Destinations visits ...

Part eleven looks at Tuscany, which is more then just a beautiful region of Italy, Tuscany also produced two of the greatest operatic composers. Classical Destinations visits the towns that shaped their lives: Lucca, Pisa and Milan. There is also a tour of the Puccini Villa in the spectacular Torre del Lago.

Presented and narrated by British actor and music expert Simon Callow, part six of Classical Destinations visits Venice where Antonio Vivaldi spent his most productive years ...

Presented and narrated by British actor and music expert Simon Callow, part six of Classical Destinations visits Venice where Antonio Vivaldi spent his most productive years in the early 18th century. Simon, Niki and Matt tour the canals, bridges and piazzas for which Vivaldi created the perfect soundtrack in his Four Seasons.

The Justine Clarke Show!
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The Justine Clarke Show!: Ready Set Country

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  ABC2 / KIDS  |  November 8, 2017
Building a set in time for the country music boot scooting show is going to be a huge challenge for Justine Clarke, especially because set builder Denise Scott loves an ...

Building a set in time for the country music boot scooting show is going to be a huge challenge for Justine Clarke, especially because set builder Denise Scott loves an old-fashioned country yarn. Original series title: Justine Clarke's Ta Da!

Lah-Lah's Adventures
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Lah-Lah's Adventures: Dancing Doll

Season 1  |  Episode 19  |  BBC CBeebies  |  April 26, 2018
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Lah-Lah is on her balcony showing the birds the dancing doll, music box her grandmother gave her. When she winds it up the doll spins fast and as it unwinds it slows down. ...

Lah-Lah is on her balcony showing the birds the dancing doll, music box her grandmother gave her. When she winds it up the doll spins fast and as it unwinds it slows down. Lah-Lah can't wait to show the band! When she arrives, Buzz is frantically making breakfast for the band - too much to do, he can't slow down. The cuckoo clock chimes. Buzz has been going so fast he's forgotten about the concert they're playing at today. What song are they going to play? Lah-Lah shows Buzz her dancing doll music box and it helps him to decide.

Lah-Lah's Adventures
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Lah-Lah's Adventures: I'm Not Sleepy

Season 1  |  Episode 24  |  BBC CBeebies  |  May 3, 2018
Classification: General Classification: General
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Lah-Lah has decided that she doesn't have time to sleep. She has way too many fun things to do! Buzz thinks Lah-Lah should go to bed now because she looks awfully tired, but ...

Lah-Lah has decided that she doesn't have time to sleep. She has way too many fun things to do! Buzz thinks Lah-Lah should go to bed now because she looks awfully tired, but she disagrees. Lah-Lah actually is very tired but just won't give in so the band tries to find ways to help her let go and get some much needed rest.

Explore Europe's most spectacular cities and landscapes while luxuriating in the great classical music composed within their precincts. Presented by renowned actor, writer and ...

Explore Europe's most spectacular cities and landscapes while luxuriating in the great classical music composed within their precincts. Presented by renowned actor, writer and classical music specialist Simon Callow.

Prince Elmo's royal guards inform him that the town of Tottintott is being scared by a dragon! Elmo and the guards rush to rescue the town, but Elmo wonders how they will get ...

Prince Elmo's royal guards inform him that the town of Tottintott is being scared by a dragon! Elmo and the guards rush to rescue the town, but Elmo wonders how they will get to there?

Good Listening
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Good Listening

Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  SBS  |  August 2, 2016
Every musician finds themselves on a pilgrimage of sorts. In this episode, Cyrus Meher-Homji follows Liszt on a religious pilgrimage, takes a trip to Bayreuth where Wagnerians ...

Every musician finds themselves on a pilgrimage of sorts. In this episode, Cyrus Meher-Homji follows Liszt on a religious pilgrimage, takes a trip to Bayreuth where Wagnerians the world over endeavour to undertake a pilgrimage to the holy grail of love - if they can find a ticket. And Andris Nelsons, the Latvian conductor with a burgeoning career is on a pilgrimage to explore and record the symphonies of Shostakovich.

Explore Europe's most spectacular cities and landscapes while luxuriating in the great classical music composed within their precincts. Presented by renowned actor, writer and ...

Explore Europe's most spectacular cities and landscapes while luxuriating in the great classical music composed within their precincts. Presented by renowned actor, writer and classical music specialist Simon Callow

Explore Europe's most spectacular cities and landscapes while luxuriating in the great classical music composed within their precincts. Presented by renowned actor, writer and ...

Explore Europe's most spectacular cities and landscapes while luxuriating in the great classical music composed within their precincts. Presented by renowned actor, writer and classical music specialist Simon Callow.

Elmo the Musical
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Elmo the Musical: Athlete

Season 1  |  Episode 12  |  ABC2 Kids  |  April 28, 2017
Classification: General Classification: General
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You are Elmo's coach and together, you and Elmo imagine the story, Athlete The Musical. Athlete Elmo is competing against Enormous Athlete for a pair of beautiful golden shoes.

You are Elmo's coach and together, you and Elmo imagine the story, Athlete The Musical. Athlete Elmo is competing against Enormous Athlete for a pair of beautiful golden shoes.

Ballarat's Sweet Mona's Choir was initially formed in 1996 by Verity Higgins as a student choir to teach singing as an approach to teaching voice skills in a performing arts ...

Ballarat's Sweet Mona's Choir was initially formed in 1996 by Verity Higgins as a student choir to teach singing as an approach to teaching voice skills in a performing arts course. Today the Sweet Mona's Choir is one of Victoria's leading and most renowned community choirs and has become an embodiment of the remarkable power of community art.

Daniel Barenboim is a political and pop culture icon who conducts some of the world's most famous orchestras. This special follows his concert series, Beethoven For All, where ...

Daniel Barenboim is a political and pop culture icon who conducts some of the world's most famous orchestras. This special follows his concert series, Beethoven For All, where he travels the world bringing Beethoven's music to the masses.

A cultural history of Italian popular songs, from Volare and O Sole Mio in the heyday of the '50s and '60s, through to the 'pop tenors', Pavarotti and Bocelli. Some of the ...

A cultural history of Italian popular songs, from Volare and O Sole Mio in the heyday of the '50s and '60s, through to the 'pop tenors', Pavarotti and Bocelli. Some of the most famous Italian singers and composers from the '60s and '70s provide the commentary for the program.

So Frenchy, So Chic
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So Frenchy, So Chic

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  SBS2  |  May 20, 2011
From the famous label that focuses on French music, So Frenchy So Chic, this music series features Lilicub, Berry, Rose, Emilie Simon, Philipe Katerine, Cocoon and Moriarty.

From the famous label that focuses on French music, So Frenchy So Chic, this music series features Lilicub, Berry, Rose, Emilie Simon, Philipe Katerine, Cocoon and Moriarty.

The ten successful young singers spend three weeks in the Theatre de Caen, home of Les Arts Florissants.

The ten successful young singers spend three weeks in the Theatre de Caen, home of Les Arts Florissants.

The Choir: Unsung Town
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The Choir: Unsung Town

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  ABC2  |  July 24, 2011
Having created a choir in the Hertfordshire housing estate of South Oxhey, choirmaster Gareth Malone sets out to take it places. South Oxhey suffers from a poor reputation in ...

Having created a choir in the Hertfordshire housing estate of South Oxhey, choirmaster Gareth Malone sets out to take it places. South Oxhey suffers from a poor reputation in surrounding neighbourhoods but Gareth believes his choir can hold its own among Hertfordshire's best.

Great heartwarming documentary with ample archival footage of singer-song writer and musician, Bill Withers from the 1970s as well as him now in his 70s.

Great heartwarming documentary with ample archival footage of singer-song writer and musician, Bill Withers from the 1970s as well as him now in his 70s.

Ode To A Requiem
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Ode To A Requiem

ABC  |  January 9, 2011
An investigation into the history of Mozart's Requiem, a work that was unfinished when the composer died.

An investigation into the history of Mozart's Requiem, a work that was unfinished when the composer died.

A short biographical film on composer Niccolo Paganini.

A short biographical film on composer Niccolo Paganini.

This award-winning, uplifting feature-length documentary chronicles the International Piano Competition for Outstanding Amateurs, hosted by the Van Cliburn Foundation in Fort ...

This award-winning, uplifting feature-length documentary chronicles the International Piano Competition for Outstanding Amateurs, hosted by the Van Cliburn Foundation in Fort Worth, Texas. The competition is held every four years and 75 contestants are selected to perform in three elimination rounds.

Music Moves
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Music Moves: Rap

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  ABC  |  February 21, 2010
Classification: General Classification: General
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An existing style of music is used as the starting point for composition in this program. The students are taken through a composition process that involves putting four beat ...

An existing style of music is used as the starting point for composition in this program. The students are taken through a composition process that involves putting four beat metre to lyrics, developing non - melodic percussion accompaniments, and structuring a performance.

The documentary follows Karim Said, from Amman, whose outstanding musical talent was discovered by his mother as well as his piano teacher, Ms Bashir from Russia, at the age ...

The documentary follows Karim Said, from Amman, whose outstanding musical talent was discovered by his mother as well as his piano teacher, Ms Bashir from Russia, at the age of five. Ms Bashir decided to try her "prodigy program" on Karim, and was delighted with the result.

Richard Tognetti, Artistic Director of the ACO, had always wanted to collaborate with a visual artist. But which one? He wanted to create a spellbinding event, not just a ...

Richard Tognetti, Artistic Director of the ACO, had always wanted to collaborate with a visual artist. But which one? He wanted to create a spellbinding event, not just a soundtrack, through the combination of sound and vision. Then he saw the work of Bill Henson and Luminous was born.

Celtic Woman's latest concert, aptly titled Songs from the Heart, is filmed in the lush Irish country setting of the majestic Powerscourt House and Gardens.

Celtic Woman's latest concert, aptly titled Songs from the Heart, is filmed in the lush Irish country setting of the majestic Powerscourt House and Gardens.

2010 marked the 200th anniversary the bicentenary of the great composer Chopin's birth and in a fitting celebration the SBS Youth Orchestra presents a very special tribute to ...

2010 marked the 200th anniversary the bicentenary of the great composer Chopin's birth and in a fitting celebration the SBS Youth Orchestra presents a very special tribute to both Chopin's work and his far-reaching influence on music and musicians.

The Chinese pianist Lang Lang is considered the world's No.1 classical music star. This program links him and his piano hero, Frank Liszt. Both men made their childhood dreams ...

The Chinese pianist Lang Lang is considered the world's No.1 classical music star. This program links him and his piano hero, Frank Liszt. Both men made their childhood dreams come true and became the greatest musicians of their time.

La Paloma
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La Paloma

ABC  |  September 27, 2011
Classification: General Classification: General
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No other piece of music has ever been interpreted, arranged or released as often as La Paloma. From Richard Tauber to Pavarotti, from Elvis Presley to Dean Martin, from ...

No other piece of music has ever been interpreted, arranged or released as often as La Paloma. From Richard Tauber to Pavarotti, from Elvis Presley to Dean Martin, from Mariachi to Sinti, La Paloma is the grande dame of pop music. But her soul, her melody, has always retained its spirit.

Morgan Freeman continues his showcase of the development of American blues music, taking up the story with the 1960s musicians from across the world who blended and melded it ...

Morgan Freeman continues his showcase of the development of American blues music, taking up the story with the 1960s musicians from across the world who blended and melded it with thumping electric rock to produce new sounds.

Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman traces the ancestry and growth of American music through the 20th century and beyond.

Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman traces the ancestry and growth of American music through the 20th century and beyond.

A collection of some of Australia's great surf bands and musicians, recorded at Freshwater Surf Club in May 2006. Featuring The Atlantics, Richard Clapton, Taman Shud, The ...

A collection of some of Australia's great surf bands and musicians, recorded at Freshwater Surf Club in May 2006. Featuring The Atlantics, Richard Clapton, Taman Shud, The Celebate Rifles and more.

On tonight's episode of Spectacle, Elvis hopes to build a band by inviting Levon Helm, Nick Lowe, Richard Thompson and Allen Toussaint on stage. Singer songwriter and electric ...

On tonight's episode of Spectacle, Elvis hopes to build a band by inviting Levon Helm, Nick Lowe, Richard Thompson and Allen Toussaint on stage. Singer songwriter and electric guitar player Richard Thompson, grew up listening to folk music. He reflects on the influence it had on him before performing Shoot Out The Lights. New Orleans piano player Allen Toussaint, explains why the piano is such an integral part to any band and how his home town is so important to his music. At Elvis's request, he plays his classic song Holy Cow.

Of the 20th century's composers and performers of classical music, the life of Canadian pianist Glenn Gould is one of the most frequently documented. Since his death in 1982, ...

Of the 20th century's composers and performers of classical music, the life of Canadian pianist Glenn Gould is one of the most frequently documented. Since his death in 1982, dozens of books, essays, television programs and films have evaluated his legacy.

In Search Of Beethoven
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In Search Of Beethoven

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  ABC  |  April 24, 2011
Classification: General Classification: General
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From the award-winning filmmaker Phil Grabskya comes a comprehensive look at Beethoven's life through his musical output.

From the award-winning filmmaker Phil Grabskya comes a comprehensive look at Beethoven's life through his musical output.

Pianist Lang Lang takes us on a journey through his homeland, playing both the traditional and contemporary music of China. This special discovers the unexplored richness of ...

Pianist Lang Lang takes us on a journey through his homeland, playing both the traditional and contemporary music of China. This special discovers the unexplored richness of Chinese music, and how Lang Lang incorporates it into his own cosmopolitan view of music.

An ensemble cast from the New York City ballet performs an updated, and dramatically scripted version of Robbins' 1958 'ballet in sneakers' against a backdrop of urban New ...

An ensemble cast from the New York City ballet performs an updated, and dramatically scripted version of Robbins' 1958 'ballet in sneakers' against a backdrop of urban New York settings. The addition of a plotline, multi-camera photography and jump-cut editing, brings this cool, energetic dance piece up-to-date in a startling fashion. A 10-minute documentary after the performance charts the progression of the latest production and looks back at how the original performances wowed audiences around the world.

Dutch pianist Ronald Brautigam selects key pieces from the repertoire of piano music over the last five hundred years. Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier is a celebration of equal ...

Dutch pianist Ronald Brautigam selects key pieces from the repertoire of piano music over the last five hundred years. Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier is a celebration of equal temperature, the tuning wherein each of the major and minor keys can be played without too many 'out-of-tune' chords.

In June 2011, Paul Simon ended his So Beautiful Or So What tour of small clubs and theatres in the United States by playing Webster Hall, a historic 1400-person club in New ...

In June 2011, Paul Simon ended his So Beautiful Or So What tour of small clubs and theatres in the United States by playing Webster Hall, a historic 1400-person club in New York. The set list was drawn from his legendary career and includes several songs that have not been performed live in many years.

Join 3600 talented singers and dancers, and musicians aged 5 to 18, from NSW public schools, as they take over Sydney's Entertainment Centre to present a school musical ...

Join 3600 talented singers and dancers, and musicians aged 5 to 18, from NSW public schools, as they take over Sydney's Entertainment Centre to present a school musical extravaganza of epic proportions.

Leading Dutch pianist Ronald Brautigam examines key pieces from the repertoire of piano music over the last five hundred years.

Leading Dutch pianist Ronald Brautigam examines key pieces from the repertoire of piano music over the last five hundred years.

In a thrilling new production from Sydney Harbour, Carmen tells the story of the naive soldier Don Jose who abandons his childhood sweetheart and deserts the army when he ...

In a thrilling new production from Sydney Harbour, Carmen tells the story of the naive soldier Don Jose who abandons his childhood sweetheart and deserts the army when he falls under the alluring gypsy's spell.

The incredible story of the making of the album which put Deep Purple at the pinnacle of 70s hard rock.

The incredible story of the making of the album which put Deep Purple at the pinnacle of 70s hard rock.

The story of the Gallipoli campaign is everlasting. It is a story of endeavour, courage, tragedy, great achievements and great sacrifices. It is a story of young nations and ...

The story of the Gallipoli campaign is everlasting. It is a story of endeavour, courage, tragedy, great achievements and great sacrifices. It is a story of young nations and old coming together in conflict. It is, most of all, a human story. This story is woven into the fabric of Australia, New Zealand and Turkey. Millions of words have been written about the campaign, but the story has never been 'narrated' musically, until now.

Recorded in London, this concert captures all the magic of the group's amazing live show - the emotion, the humour and the wonder of these three incredible voices. Featuring ...

Recorded in London, this concert captures all the magic of the group's amazing live show - the emotion, the humour and the wonder of these three incredible voices. Featuring covers of opera, musical and popular classics, including two Christmas songs.

Follows the young J.S. Bach's career path through eastern Germany from his birthplace in Eisenach to Arnstadt and Weimar. In the Wartburg Castle we learn about the rebellious ...

Follows the young J.S. Bach's career path through eastern Germany from his birthplace in Eisenach to Arnstadt and Weimar. In the Wartburg Castle we learn about the rebellious monk, Martin Luther and the birth of the Reformation.

Classical Destinations
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Classical Destinations: Prague

Season 1  |  Episode 7  |  SBS  |  October 27, 2015
Part seven focuses on Prague where Smetana serenaded its river; Dvooak started out as a dance band fiddler; and where Mozart enjoyed many great successes. This week Classical ...

Part seven focuses on Prague where Smetana serenaded its river; Dvooak started out as a dance band fiddler; and where Mozart enjoyed many great successes. This week Classical Destinations visits the Old Town, where Simon Callow reminisces about filming Amadeus in its beautifully preserved streets.

Join Welsh singer Aled Jones on an unforgettable journey through some of classical music's most important destinations across the world. Along the way, Aled explores the ...

Join Welsh singer Aled Jones on an unforgettable journey through some of classical music's most important destinations across the world. Along the way, Aled explores the dreams, dramas and musical triumphs of some of the world's greatest composers.

Leading Dutch pianist Ronald Brautigam examines key pieces from the repertoire of piano music over the last five hundred years.

Leading Dutch pianist Ronald Brautigam examines key pieces from the repertoire of piano music over the last five hundred years.

Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig find a box of instruments in the attic, and Peppa and George try them out.

Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig find a box of instruments in the attic, and Peppa and George try them out.

Explore Europe's most fascinating cities and the classical music composed there. Welsh singer Aled Jones takes us cruising along The Rhine river, an area that inspired Wagner ...

Explore Europe's most fascinating cities and the classical music composed there. Welsh singer Aled Jones takes us cruising along The Rhine river, an area that inspired Wagner and Schumann.

House of Sound
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House of Sound: Woodwind

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  ABC ME  |  August 12, 2016
We explore the science of sound, music and musical instruments in this series of short films. Drawing inspiration from Beethoven's Fifth Symphony and others, we discover that ...

We explore the science of sound, music and musical instruments in this series of short films. Drawing inspiration from Beethoven's Fifth Symphony and others, we discover that vibration is responsible for everything we hear.

Explore Europe's most spectacular cities and landscapes while luxuriating in the great classical music composed within their precincts. Presented by renowned actor, writer and ...

Explore Europe's most spectacular cities and landscapes while luxuriating in the great classical music composed within their precincts. Presented by renowned actor, writer and classical music specialist Simon Callow.

Life is full of opportunities to learn new things, no matter what your age. Explore these videos as part of Community Colleges Australia's lifelong learning programs and enrich your knowledge of the world.
Encourage your students to develop their musical skills by exploring, imitating and recognising elements of music, including dynamic, pitch and rhythm with this collection. (ACAMUM080, ACAMUM084, ACAMUM088, VCAMUR020, VCAMUR024, VCAMUR028, VCAMUR032)
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