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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000182.txt from 2002/02

From: Mark Charette <>
Subj: Re: [kl] Need even MORE History Help!
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2002 13:38:34 -0500

Voyetra has a "History of Music & Composers" CD (not DVD) and the Grove is now
on-line as a multimedia encyclopedia - but not available as a DVD.

Mark C.

David Naden wrote:

> Robert--
> I was not going to reply to your first post, but now I will. To my
> knowledge, there are NO such DVDs. The one possible exception is a CD or
> DVD about Shostokovich on the Chandos label. I suggest that you contact
> Tower Records (your local store, one of the stores in New York, or via web).
> David S. Naden, MMus
> Cal State Universtiy Los Angeles
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Robert []
> Sent: Tuesday, February 12, 2002 8:31 AM
> To:
> Subject: [kl] Need even MORE History Help!
> Seems not many people know where to get Music History related DVDs or DVDs
> good for general background/setting information in which to project a music
> history lesson. Or maybe the post was simply overlooked. Since it is
> important to me, I ask that you please forgive my reposting the request.
> I am looking for a resource where I can purchase DVDs about Music History (I
> teach a Music History course to the undergrads here at Shenandoah U). I'm
> looking for general coverage rather than specific (i.e. "Music of the
> Medieval Period" vs "The Development of Antiphons in Medieval Music"). Also
> beneficial would be DVDs about European History-again of a general nature.
> Something that provides a clear setting of the society that these composers
> were composing in. Oh English. ;-)
> I finally made my Laptop work with the ancient projector they sent me and
> have used portions of movie DVDs to present settings of Medieval and
> Renaissance life (no, I did not use Monty Python!, though I'm sure it would
> have been popular). The kids, and I purposely use the term "kids", seemed
> to have a greater interest and depth of understanding when I began the
> lecture about the musical side of things. So I am really interesting in
> finding a resource of DVDs to present this stuff in a "multimedia" format to
> this "multimedia generation".
> ANY HELP would be GREATLY appreciated!
> Robert Moody
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Mark Charette


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