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Early music technology - 1920s jazz
Early music technology - 1920s jazz

Duration: 02:18

A band in New York re-create the traditional sound of 1920s jazz using the original instruments.

 
Oscar-winning composer Tan Dun talks about his music
Oscar-winning composer Tan Dun talks about his music

Duration: 03:59

A season of new Chinese music is under way at London's Barbican Centre. It will feature works by the celebrated Chinese composer, Tan Dun, who won an Oscar for his score for the film 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon'.

 
Solo oboe performance of La Cigale et la Fourmie
Solo oboe performance of La Cigale et la Fourmie

Duration: 02:20

A young musician performs a composition for solo oboe - Piece no.1 'La Cigale et la Fourmie (d''après la fontaine)' from 'Cinq pièces pour le Hautbois' by Hungarian born American conductor and composer Antal Doráti.

 
The origins of rock and roll
The origins of rock and roll

Duration: 01:08

A guitarist demonstrates some of the basic rhythm guitar patterns which underpinned the early musical development of the rock and roll style.

 

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