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music7.jpgFootage ranges from the strains of Muddy Waters' Blues to Ravi Shankar’s Indian Ragas.

Rock is well represented by Jimi Hendrix, Mick Jagger and John Lennon, contemporary pop by Pete music4.jpgDocherty whilst Les Blank’s intimate documentaries recount the history of American folk music - Lightnin’ Hopkins for blues, some true American originals, the Cajuns of south-west Louisiana, Tex-Mex Nortena amongst others. The Dolmetsch Story tells of the famous family who dedicated their lives to educating the public on the joys of the recorder musical instrument. Desmond Dekker and Milly appear in Horace Ove’s Reggae, a documentary which combines the history of Caribbean immigrants to the UK in the 1950s with a reggae concert. Finally, classical music is not forgotten with Felix Greene’s extraordinary film of the Peking Symphony Orchestra.

 

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Goats walk over rocks in mountains

country of origin: Greece

Huge railroad freight yard

country of origin: United States

Three musicians known as Penny Whistle Boys walk along Cape Town street

country of origin: South Africa

Ganges- boats, washing clothes, bathing, blessing, praying

country of origin: India

Duke Ellington With Tap Dancers Bessie Dudley & Florence Hill (Bundle of Blues)

country of origin: United States

Women and girls painting statues

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Landscape- sea, mountains

country of origin: Greece

Choir sing along with audience

country of origin: United Kingdom

Dinah Washington

country of origin: United States

RS talks to western students, teaches sitar

country of origin: India

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