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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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A man calls the dance

country of origin: United States

Good pan of Cape Town city centre

country of origin: South Africa

Streets, houses, bar, people watch music on street

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People walk through streets with dead body on stretcher. Perform funeral rites and burn body by river

country of origin: India

Little boy pees over rocks

country of origin: Greece

Ina Rae Hutton (Truckin)

country of origin: United States

Orchestra go onto stage

country of origin: United Kingdom

Graham Goodall, record producer

country of origin: United Kingdom

Black woman in kitchen

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Elaborate costumed dancers perform

country of origin: India

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