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Wynton Marsalis is creator and host of the video series Marsalis on Music. This four part, four hour program takes unprecedented steps toward demysti...Click To Read More About This Product
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Wynton Marsalis is creator and host of the video series Marsalis on Music. This four part, four hour program takes unprecedented steps toward demystifying classical and jazz music, and is designed to open new musical vistas for both children and adults. Imaginative computer animated sequences specially designed to appeal to young audiences further enhance the visual aspect of the series. Combining state-of-the-art sound reproduction with innovative graphics technology Marsalis on Music is a feat of high quality production and educational value. These videos feature Wynton Marsalis, Cellist Yo-Yo Ma, Conductor Seiji Ozawa, The Wynton Marsalis Jazz Orchestra and The Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra.
- Part 1 Why Toes Tap: By using two versions of The Nutcracker (Tchaikovsky and Duke Ellington) Marsalis demonstrates how composers use rhythm to express a wide variety of emotions.
- Part 2 Listening for Clues: Marsalis shows how to identify different forms of music by listening.
- Part 3 Sousa to Satchmo: Marsalis shows how Sousa's European-style orchestra was transformed into an American band.
- Part 4 Tackling the Monster: Marsalis shows how to overcome the hatred of practicing.
- Companion Book and CD: Provides additional context and background for the music and musical ideas presented in the four programs.