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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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Blues

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Classical

Folk

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Reggae

Boy with blackboard sits on street

country of origin: India

Crowd watches, closeups of womens' faces

country of origin: Greece

Jimmy Dorsey (John Silver)

country of origin: United States

Audience claps along

country of origin: United Kingdom

American country home

country of origin: United States

Building school

country of origin:

RS and others in park, play croquet, clap, sing, RS playfights with woman

country of origin: India

Closeup of face singing

country of origin: Greece

Still of Shostakovich and Mravinsky

country of origin: former USSR

Harmonica player on knees, singing, cries and hugs pillow

country of origin: United States

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