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Vibrations and Pagan Rites
Regarding the human impulse to make music, James Galway outlines the development of western music.
The First Secular Music
This program proceeds from the early music of the Eastern churches to the establishment of music as part of the Christian liturgy. Contents include excerpts from traditional Gregorian, Hebrew, and Greek chants.
Voices From Heaven: The Religious Music of Europe in the Middle Ages
Documentary illuminates the medieval origins of Christian music through vocal and instrumental performances.
Program covers the patronage of the Dukes of Burgundy and the Kings of France, and the continued influence of the Church.
The Golden Age
Program covers the wealth of music during the age of Elizabeth I in England and its spread from the Church and the courts to the middle classes.
Documentary discusses the music of Mozart and Schubert.
Nationalism and Revolution
European music from the time of the French Revolution.
The Romantic movement--a reaction against the orderliness of 18th-century classicism and 19th-century industrialization--strove above all for self-expression. The Romantics composed for themselves and the new bourgeois audiences that now frequented concert halls and were acquiring pianos for their living rooms.
The Advent of Fashion
Music written for public performance in concert halls and theatres.
War and Peace
Music composed in the period between the two world wars.
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