Music

The word is derived from the Greek term “mousike” meaningthe art of the Muses. As a form of art it is counted among the very few thingsthat all cultures and societies have in common. The common definition of musicis that it is a form of art that uses sound as a medium. It is comprised of theseveral major elements including pitch, rhythm, tempo and meter.

Though it may come as a surprise for some people, music hasa strong connection with mathematics. The delicate process of the creation ofmusic, its performance and meaning are defined by their cultural origin.

From ancient Greece and Egypt to the preset day, music has playeda crucial role in various secular ceremonies, religious rituals and socialmovements. Today, music is present in various branches, from entertainment tobusiness and education and even therapy.

When it comes to the classification of music, there are fourdistinctive groups, formed in the accordance with the historical time table,the prehistoric and ancient music, biblical period and early music. Each ofthese categories has developed a number of genres of their own.

The documentaries and video materials provided in thiscategory are concerned with every aspect of music, from its therapeuticsignificance to the contemporary genres and the overall state of the musicindustry.

Watch the documentary on Ireland`s DIY bands and the culturethat has been developing over the course of twenty years.

Find out how the long-play records have changed the courseof popular music history between the mid 1960s and the late 1970s. The threeminute single became the thing of the past. The new technology enabled themusicians to record full albums which, in turn, had a significant impact on theway in which the music industry works.

Follow the story of the last 24 hours of Jim Morrison. Theevents prior to his untimely death will reveal a different side of Morrison, adark and troubled one. The battle with his demons ended on July 2, 1971 inParis along with his life.

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Metallica - Behind The Music
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Metallica are a legendary metal band formed in 1981 in LA, California. They're known for their devote following and heavy metal influence - And are widely regarded as one of the top 4 heavy metal band...

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Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap
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Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap is a 2012 documentary by Ice-T, largely focusing on art of making Rap music, as well as writing and performing the verses. With interviews with Rap icons such as...

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Pete Seeger: The Power of Song
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Pete Seeger: The Power of Song (2007) is a documentary film on the life and career of folk music legend Pete Seeger. Produced by his wife Toshi Seeger, this award-winning documentary features intervie...

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Standing in the Shadows of Motown
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Standing in the Shadows of Motown is a 2002 documentary film by Paul Justman largely focusing on The Funk Brothers, the Motown band performing on live recordings from 1959 to 1972. Mainly not credited...

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Madonna: Truth or Dare
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Madonna: Truth or Dare, also known as In Bed with Madonna, is a 1991 documentary film produced by Madonna herself together with a group of co-producers. The film largely bases on Madonna’s 1990 Bl...

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1959: The Year That Changed Jazz
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1959: The Year that Changed Jazz is a BBC documentary about American cultureand most prominately jazz music that reached it sudden peak in 1959. The yearthat brought jazz to new heights also broug...

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The Music Instinct: Science and Song
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The Music Instinct: Science and Song give a noteworthyinvestigation into how and why the human creature and the entire recurringpattern of the universe is moved by the evident ...

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Johnny Cash: The Last Great American
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This is a BBC 4 documentary about the legendary singer Johnny Cash. It portrays, retrospectively, his life and work. The major contributors to this film are his long-timemanager,...

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Sex Pistols - The Filth And The Fury
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The Filth and the Fury is the second film Julien Temple madeabout The Sex Pistols. His first exertion was The Great Rock and Roll Swindle,which was screened in British films on...

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It Might Get Loud
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It Might Get Loud is a 2008 American narrative film by movieproducer Davis Guggenheim. It investigates the vocations and styles ofnoticeable rock musical performers Jimmy Page,...

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