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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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Initiation ceremony with audience

country of origin: India

Boat passes church

country of origin: Greece

Shots of Leningrad in different seasons, by day and night

country of origin: former USSR

Lightnin' Hopkins and other plays the blues outdoors, inside houses, to audiences etc.

country of origin: United States

Herb Jeffries

country of origin: United States

Children walk to school

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Walks through streets

country of origin: India

Helios, they go to land on speedboat

country of origin: Greece

Newsreel footage of burning buildings and fighting in city

country of origin: former USSR

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