MUSIC RELATED MOVIES
Biopic of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart from the perspective of contemporary composer Salieri
Le Roi Danse (The King Dances)
Film that documents the relationship between Louis XIV and his court composer, Lully.
Tous les Matins de Monde (All the mornings in the world)
A film about the development of composer and viola da gambist Marin Marais
Film about Beethoven
Coco Chanel and Igor Stravinsky
A look into the relationship of Chanel and Stravinsky and the effects on their art
A film that gives a snapshot into the competitive world of a top jazz conservatory.
Music of the Heart
Film about the development of the Opus 118 Harlem School of Music
A film about the famous castrato singer Farinelli
Hilary and Jackie
A film about the Dupre sisters relationship
Florence Foster Jenkins
Film about the life and career of Florence Foster Jenkins
A Late Quartet
Film about the delicate relationships that exist within a string quartet
Alan Parker treatment of a Roddy Doyle novel about a group of Dublin kids who put together a Motown band.
French movie about Django Reinhardt during World War II
The Red Violin
A movie chronicling the journey of a famous violin from its birth to today.
Documentary about how performers deal with anxiety and auditions
Documentary about performer Italian tenor and activist, Pavarotti
Standing in the Shadows of Motown
A documentary, a treatment of the most successful group in Billboard history, with more #1 hits than the Beatles, Rolling Stones, Beach Boys, & Elvis--combined. The group was the Funk Brothers, the band behind virtually every Motown pop hit, an integrated group at the height of tensions in the Civil Rights movement in the late '60s.
Henze: Memoirs of an Outsider
Film-portrait of composer Hans Werner Henze
The classic Disney film that animates favorite classical pieces
Classic Disney film - did you know that the ENTIRE score is based on Tchaikovsky's score for the ballet Sleeping Beauty?
THE HISTORY OF MUSIC PRINTING AND NOTATION
An excerpt from a longer open university documentary about the development of musical printing practices
BEETHOVEN'S SYMPHONY NO.3: EROICA
RECREATION OF THE PREMIERE
Fascinating film from the BBC and John Elliot Gardiner about the circumstances surrounding the premiere of Beethoven's Third Symphony
MATH/SCIENCE IN MUSIC
INTRODUCTION TO CHLADNI PLATES
Short introduction and history of Chladni plates
ELECTRONICALLY TRIGGERED CHLADNI PLATE
Watch how the patterns become more complex as the frequency increases
WATER MANIPULATION WITH SOUND WAVES
...and camera frame rate.
AN INTERVIEW WITH PETER NEUBACKER
the creator of Melodyne takes you through his journey of discovery, and process.
FUN, FASCINATING, AND UNCATEGORIZEABLE
VOX: The Orchestral Hit
Vox takes you on a journey of how a chord from Stravinsky's Firebird Suite infiltrated rap and hip-hop