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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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RS teaches George Harrison sitar sitting by sea

country of origin: India

Shots of mountains from above

country of origin: Greece

The siege of Leningrad

country of origin: former USSR

Woman wearing cowboy hat dances next to horses

country of origin: United States

Blacks on escalator

country of origin: United States

Hanny and his Orchestra - B/W footage of in studio

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country of origin: United Kingdom/United States

Sun on water, water on rocks

country of origin: Greece

Shots of Shostakovich recieving awards

country of origin: former USSR

Houses, shops, cross on church

country of origin: United States

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