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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Kurt Cobain: About a Son
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This documentary is directed by Gus Van Sant and it is looking into the life and untimely death of the 90s rock icon Kurt Cobain. The video itself, character wise, is more resemb...

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Jim Morrison – Final 24: His Final Hours
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Using archive footage, dramatic reenactment and interviews, this documentary details the last hours of his life and the events that led to his tragic death in Paris.July 2, 1971. J...

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Iceland: Beyond Sigur Rós
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Idiosyncratic, intelligent and involving, Iceland: Beyond Sigur Rós (2011), Serious Feather’s latest not-for-profit film production, is a memorable celebration of Iceland’s dy...

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Evolution of Style – A journey with Brennan Heart
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Brennan Heart, a pioneer in hardstyle music, was followed by cameras for 18 months, documenting his life, work and concerts. Accompanied by interviews with other artists, live conc...

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This documentary explores a subculture some have never heard of: VJ. VJ is a video performance art mixing different medias and projecting it on to large screens often with other pe...

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A Night in the Underground – A Film on Chicago Hip-Hop
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"Produced by Braden Wambach, this documentary explores the Chicago “Underground” Hip Hop Scene. Interviews & Performances by Pugs Atomz, Ang 13, The Primeridian, Urbanized Musi...

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A Joyful Slog
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"This is a music documentary looking at some of Ireland’s DIY bands and culture over the last twenty years or so. It is a Dublin Community Television production and was made by t...

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8th of November Documentary: A True Story of Pain & Honor
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On November 8th, 1965, the 173rd Airborne Brigade on Operation Hump, War Zone D in Vietnam were ambushed by over 1200 V.C. Forty-eight American soldiers lost their lives that day. ...

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