Music

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

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

From ancient Greece and Egypt to the preset day, music has played a crucial role in various secular ceremonies, religious rituals and social movements. Today, music is present in various branches, from entertainment to business and education and even therapy.

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

The documentaries and video materials provided in this category are concerned with every aspect of music, from its therapeutic significance to the contemporary genres and the overall state of the music industry.

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

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

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

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lil peep documentary
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Studio 54 documentary
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Beethoven genius
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Beethoven is widely regarded as one of the most significant composers of all time. And he was deaf while writing most of his beloved songs. How did he manage to do that?How was he able to write ...

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jimi hendrix last 24 hours
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Jimi Hendrix is widely considered the best guitar player of all time. Just hearing the name conjures an electric energy. He will always be remembered for his iconic rendition of “The Star Span...

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bohemian rhapsody
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Bohemian Rhapsody was released more than 40 years ago. And it is still to this day, one of the most-well known songs, if not the best song ever written and played by a rock band. The single was ...

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The voice is such a versatile and diverse instrument, unique to every individual. In this documentary, Rebecca Ferguson, Julian Ovenden, and Erwin Schrott explore the power o...

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The documentary follows the people and places which laid the foundation for London’s fertile jazz scene in 2018.Music has shaped people in such a big way. The music the peo...

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beethoven bipolar disorder
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Ludwig Van Beethoven was one of the best composers in music history. When he died of liver failure in 1827, he had been self-medicating his many health problems with alcohol ...

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guns n' roses documentary
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biggie documentary
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The death of Tupac Amaru Shakur is widely regarded as one of the biggest mysteries in the world of music. 2pac is still one of the most successful hip-hop artists. Many years...

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avicii documentary
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pink floyd behind the wall
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hip hop documentary
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mama africa
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queen bohemian rhapsody
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megadeth
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Mark Ronson TED
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Mark Applebaum
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samba
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