Exploring the World of Music
Form: The Shape of Music (#110)
The Western sonata, the blueprints behind jazz, traditional Japanese music, call-and-response forms in West African music, American gospel and Irish fiddle tunes exemplify worldwide variations in musical form. [26 minutes]
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Series Description: Exploring the World of Music takes students on a world tour through both sight and sound and promotes understanding of musical concepts through demonstrations and discussions with instrumentalists, vocalists, improvisers and composers from many diverse cultures.
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