A video instructional series on the elements of Music for Secondary classrooms; 12 half-hour video programs and coordinated books. Gain an understanding of the basic elements of music with this series, an introduction to Music with a global perspective. Exploring the World of Music shows how elements such as melody, rhythm, and texture create an infinite variety of sounds and serve as expressions of culture. Through rare archival footage and contemporary performances, the series present themes such as music and the environment, music as cultural memory, and how technology changes music. The featured artists perform music from around the world, including American jazz, gospel, and rock, and traditional music from Bosnia, the Caribbean, India, Ireland, Japan, and West Africa.
- Education level: Secondary Education
- Subject area: Music
- Author / Producer: Pacific Street Films and the Educational Film Center.
- Editor: Annenberg Foundation
- Language: English
- Material Format:
- Aggregation level: Learning Object
- Typology: Lesson
- Conditions of use: Propietary
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