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Clip description Keywords
A junk band workshop session
A junk band workshop session

Duration: 03:54

A description of the instruments and musical materials used in a junk band workshop session.

 
A Sufi music performance
A Sufi music performance

Duration: 02:51

Musician Riffat Salamat sings Sufi music and reflects on its place in contemporary culture.

 
Afro-Peruvian music and donkey jaw bones
Afro-Peruvian music and donkey jaw bones

Duration: 02:35

Christoph Mueller of the band Gotan Project and Peruvian percussionist Rodolfo Munoz give an impromptu demonstration of Afro-Peruvian music.

 
Congo’s Symphony Orchestra
Congo’s Symphony Orchestra

Duration: 03:36

The Kimbanguist Symphony Orchestra from the Democratic Republic of Congo is shown to be thriving despite national turmoil and financial hardship. The orchestra is shown performing part of Mozart’s Requiem and their conductor is interviewed.

 
Musical fusion
Musical fusion

Duration: 02:08

A performance of a fusion composition by Nitin Sawhney.

 
Orchestral music in the 21st century
Orchestral music in the 21st century

Duration: 02:16

The composer of the Beijing Olympics theme music, Tan Dun, has written music for YouTube members to perform and post online.

 
Pirate radio broadcasting
Pirate radio broadcasting

Duration: 03:01

Paul Edwards, from Supreme Dance FM, talks aboue why he breaks the law to DJ on a pirate radio station.

 
Using rhythmic motifs to develop a composition
Using rhythmic motifs to develop a composition

Duration: 04:35

Classical, folk and jazz influences are combined in an original piece of music for mixed ensemble.

 

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