Take a unique journey to Kuranda where rock reggae band Zennith hail. Through their unique music they share their people's history and preserve their responsibilities to Country.
French folk song Dans La Foret Lointaine is performed in French and with explanatory graphics in this lesson.
Diego is a 13-year-old popping, locking, hip-hop star.
French folk song Au Clair De La Lune is performed in French and with explanatory graphics in this lesson.
Welcome to our talent show where each week an up-and-coming star will take to the floor to show us what they've got.
Austrian military officer Leo von Sellentin catches but a momentary glimpse of Felicitas standing in a railway depot, but the vision seared into his mind changes his life forever. When Leo meets Felicitas a few years later, he can't help but fall in love, unaware that she is already married.
The power of music and its effect on the human mind is a fascinating topic for neuroscientists exploring the gateway to the mysteries of the brain. This documentary illuminates how the brain uses music to shape the human experience.
The ABC of Dance 4 Film will challenge your expectations and tantalise your senses. Hosted by Australian dancer and choreographer Frances Rings and UK hip hop artist and theatre director Jonzi D, the three episodes showcase short dance films from around the world. The series is a unique collaboration between ABC TV, Channel 4 (UK), Arts Council England and the Australia Council for the Arts. The films have been sourced from eight different countries and also include five films that were chosen competitively to be especially commissioned for the project.
A showcase of short dance films from around the world, including interviews with dancers and creators who provide a fascinating insight into their creative processes.
The grounds of Versailles contain some 50 spectacular fountains connected by 35 kilometres of pipes. This water system was designed and built under the direct supervision of Louis XIV, a great lover of water features and pyrotechnics. Today, a small team of engineers, maintenance workers and pyrotechnics experts prepare a spectacular show that combines water features, fireworks and a cast of hundreds to recreate the pageantry of Versailles, from the time of Louis XIV, the French Revolution and Napoleon, until the turn of the 20th century.
Marie-Antoinette's private quarters in Versailles, the Petit Trianon, where she entertained lavishly, and the "peasant cottage", where she played shepherds, are in a sorry state of disrepair and closed to the public. Versailles' president, Christine Albanel, wants to transform the run-down estate into a major attraction.
The Music Instinct: Science And Song delves into questions surrounding the unique effects music has on mental capacity, intelligence, healing and other areas of evolution, the natural world and even, perhaps, the origins of the cosmos. This final episode reveals that music's universality in nature and the cosmos is far more profound than previously imagined. Whales, birds, even elephants sing and concoct melodies.
One Mob To C-Gen is bigger and grander than ever, ass a new crop of students from South East Queensland aim to bring their culture and stories to life through dance and song.
The world famous equestrian theatre Zingaro rehearses a spectacular show in the grounds of the palace of Versailles under the watchful eye of its formidable director Bartabas. Tension builds as the erection of the stadium that will seat thousands of spectators falls behind schedule and riders and horses prepare for what must be a perfectly choreographed and timed performance.
Stanley Donen directs this lavish tribute to Broadway composer Sigmund Romberg (Jose Ferrer). Features Gene Kelly dancing with his brother Fred for the only time on screen.
Sydney Dance Company (SDC) presented the world premiere of Artistic Director Rafael Bonachela's 2 One Another at Sydney Theatre in March 2012 and now it comes to ABC2 LIVE for all to enjoy. 2 One Another explores and celebrates relationships, interactions and the beauty of the human form.
The Music Instinct: Science and Song provides a ground-breaking exploration into how and why the human organism, and the whole ebb and flow of the cosmos, is moved by the undeniable effect of music.
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.