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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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Regarded internationally as one of the top vocalists in music, Toots and the Maytals' 'Strawberry Hills' session is a must have for lovers of good music worldwide.

Regarded internationally as one of the top vocalists in music, Toots and the Maytals' 'Strawberry Hills' session is a must have for lovers of good music worldwide.

This music-based travel series invites viewers to discover the exciting sounds of the planet. Ethnomusicologist and record producer Jacob Edgar embarks on a quest to find the ...

This music-based travel series invites viewers to discover the exciting sounds of the planet. Ethnomusicologist and record producer Jacob Edgar embarks on a quest to find the world's best songs.

This music-based travel series invites viewers to discover the exciting sounds of the planet. Ethnomusicologist and record producer Jacob Edgar embarks on a quest to find the ...

This music-based travel series invites viewers to discover the exciting sounds of the planet. Ethnomusicologist and record producer Jacob Edgar embarks on a quest to find the world's best songs.

Anne-Sophie Mutter and the Camerata Academica Salzburg perform Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Violin Concerto No.5 in A major, K219.

Anne-Sophie Mutter and the Camerata Academica Salzburg perform Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Violin Concerto No.5 in A major, K219.

In Conversation With Virginia Trioli features revealing in-depth interviews with major icons of the arts. This week is the turn of iconic singer and songwriter, Marianne ...

In Conversation With Virginia Trioli features revealing in-depth interviews with major icons of the arts. This week is the turn of iconic singer and songwriter, Marianne Faithfull.

Six works written expressly for the clarinet are performed by Alan Vivian (clarinet), David Pereira (cello), Alan Hicks and Katherine Day (piano).

Six works written expressly for the clarinet are performed by Alan Vivian (clarinet), David Pereira (cello), Alan Hicks and Katherine Day (piano).

Master of Baroque music William Christie auditions young singers for his Baroque music academy, Le Jardin des Voix, an off-shoot of his world-famous ensemble Les Arts Florissants.

Master of Baroque music William Christie auditions young singers for his Baroque music academy, Le Jardin des Voix, an off-shoot of his world-famous ensemble Les Arts Florissants.

This Opera Australia (OA) co-production with Opera de Montreal sees two of its most distinctive voices performing the famous duet. Emma Matthews brings her crystalline ...

This Opera Australia (OA) co-production with Opera de Montreal sees two of its most distinctive voices performing the famous duet. Emma Matthews brings her crystalline coloratura to the role of Lakme, while Dominica Matthews is the darker-voiced Mallika.

Historians, colleagues, producers and promoters talk about Elvis Presley's success, shedding light on his first concerts, recordings, TV interviews and TV performances.

Historians, colleagues, producers and promoters talk about Elvis Presley's success, shedding light on his first concerts, recordings, TV interviews and TV performances.

Celebrate Play School's 50 year milestone as we invite Australia's most iconic performers and entertainers to perform a song, story or nursery rhyme in the very special series.

Celebrate Play School's 50 year milestone as we invite Australia's most iconic performers and entertainers to perform a song, story or nursery rhyme in the very special series.

This film captures the legendary performances by Jacqueline Du Pre, Daniel Barenboim and Pinchas Zuckerman in Beethoven's The Ghost.

This film captures the legendary performances by Jacqueline Du Pre, Daniel Barenboim and Pinchas Zuckerman in Beethoven's The Ghost.

Part two of this program continues to recount composer, Glenn Gould's life and work.

Part two of this program continues to recount composer, Glenn Gould's life and work.

Opera Stories
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Opera Stories: Arabella

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  SBS  |  August 17, 2013
Four internationally-renowned artists each present an operatic work, from Puccini and Strauss to Mozart and Bizet and recount their personal interpretation of the score. Each ...

Four internationally-renowned artists each present an operatic work, from Puccini and Strauss to Mozart and Bizet and recount their personal interpretation of the score. Each presenter shares a rare backstage pass into how an opera is produced.

In Tune
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In Tune: Samantha Jade

Season 2  |  Episode 4  |  ABC ME  |  November 29, 2017
Aspiring musicians get 'in tune' with real life music stars in a one-on-one interview and jam session. From Sheppard to Samantha Jade, these famous musos are full of advice ...

Aspiring musicians get 'in tune' with real life music stars in a one-on-one interview and jam session. From Sheppard to Samantha Jade, these famous musos are full of advice for the next generation of talent.

This music-based travel series invites viewers to discover the exciting sounds of the planet. Ethnomusicologist and record producer Jacob Edgar embarks on a quest to find the ...

This music-based travel series invites viewers to discover the exciting sounds of the planet. Ethnomusicologist and record producer Jacob Edgar embarks on a quest to find the world's best songs.

Anne-Sophie Mutter and the Camerata Academica Salzburg perform Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Violin Concerto No.2 in D major.

Anne-Sophie Mutter and the Camerata Academica Salzburg perform Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Violin Concerto No.2 in D major.

There's a revolution going on, a ukelele revolution! In countries all over the world people are taking up the ukelele and having great fun doing it. It may have been ...

There's a revolution going on, a ukelele revolution! In countries all over the world people are taking up the ukelele and having great fun doing it. It may have been popularised in Hawaii but it's now conquering the world.

Long before Nigel Kennedy and Lang Lang, Jascha Heifetz was the original classical superstar. Supremely talented, his violin playing has arguably never been surpassed. Peter ...

Long before Nigel Kennedy and Lang Lang, Jascha Heifetz was the original classical superstar. Supremely talented, his violin playing has arguably never been surpassed. Peter Rosen's film charts his extraordinary story of successes which span virtually the entire 20th century.

Set against the stunning scenery of Margam Park, Swansea, Welsh soprano Katherine Jenkins performs a selection of popular songs as well as Welsh traditional tunes to an ...

Set against the stunning scenery of Margam Park, Swansea, Welsh soprano Katherine Jenkins performs a selection of popular songs as well as Welsh traditional tunes to an audience of thousands. Her guests include tenor Juan Diego Florez and singer Paul Potts.

A memorial service to honour Dame Joan Sutherland featuring recorded highlights of Dame Joan's career and the Opera Australia chorus performs.

A memorial service to honour Dame Joan Sutherland featuring recorded highlights of Dame Joan's career and the Opera Australia chorus performs.

Using Tchaikovsky's sometimes intimate correspondence with patroness Nadezhda von Meck, this program takes us on a musical journey of Italy through the eyes and ears of this ...

Using Tchaikovsky's sometimes intimate correspondence with patroness Nadezhda von Meck, this program takes us on a musical journey of Italy through the eyes and ears of this great but deeply troubled composer.

From Kaliste in the Czech Republic, the music world celebrates one of the greatest composers ever, Gustav Mahler. On the occasion of his 150th birthday, the renowned Mahler ...

From Kaliste in the Czech Republic, the music world celebrates one of the greatest composers ever, Gustav Mahler. On the occasion of his 150th birthday, the renowned Mahler Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Austrian maestro Manfred Honeck, commemorates the composer with an outdoor concert.

Only 17 years old, and much under the influence of Richard Wagner, Giacomo Puccini wrote his first and only purely symphonic work.

Only 17 years old, and much under the influence of Richard Wagner, Giacomo Puccini wrote his first and only purely symphonic work.

Is it possible for professional musicians to make beautiful sounds out of garbage? This program aims to find out. For the first time ever, an entire orchestra of 44 ...

Is it possible for professional musicians to make beautiful sounds out of garbage? This program aims to find out. For the first time ever, an entire orchestra of 44 instruments will be built from just scrap.

Dutch pianist Ronald Brautigam examines key pieces from the repertoire of piano music over the last five hundred years. Sonata in A Major KV 331 is one of Mozart's most ...

Dutch pianist Ronald Brautigam examines key pieces from the repertoire of piano music over the last five hundred years. Sonata in A Major KV 331 is one of Mozart's most popular compositions, showing the Turkish influence in Vienna.

The sweep and flow of the music propels Tosca's riveting drama of love, jealousy and sacrifice with astonishing vigour and force. And who better to direct an intimate actor's ...

The sweep and flow of the music propels Tosca's riveting drama of love, jealousy and sacrifice with astonishing vigour and force. And who better to direct an intimate actor's piece but distinguished actor/director John Bell.

Artists who work wonders with sound waves are given centre stage, transforming the musical landscape and tuning into the world around us.

Artists who work wonders with sound waves are given centre stage, transforming the musical landscape and tuning into the world around us.

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.
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