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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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Shot of Shostakovich walking across room to piano, seated at piano writing

country of origin: former USSR

Women walking down street

country of origin: United States

Overhead train in Chicago

country of origin: United States

Musicians rehearsing in studio

country of origin: Brazil

Faith healing

country of origin: United Kingdom/United States

Donovan picks up glittery rock, throws it in sea

country of origin: Greece

Fourth symphony conducted by Rozhdestvensky

country of origin: former USSR

Lighten' Hopkins on street talking to people, shaking hands etc.

country of origin: United States

Street market

country of origin: United States

New York aerial view

country of origin: United States

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