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Hast, Dorothea

Overview
Works: 19 works in 43 publications in 1 language and 76 library holdings
Genres: Internet videos  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Cross-cultural studies  Miscellanea  Case studies 
Classifications: MT6, 781.2
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Dorothea Hast
World of music( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how elements such as melody, rhythm, and texture can create an infinite variety of sounds and serve as expressions of culture. Includes rare archival footage and contemporary performances, and themes such as music and the environment, music as cultural memory, and how technology changes music
Music and memory( Visual )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Series on music, focussing on Western and other cultural musics. Episode 2 looks at how musical memory functions at both a personal and cultural level. Discusses the ballad tradition; cultural memory through song with timeless themes; cultural identity, and cultural ritual through indigenous music
Music and technology( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As instrument production, sound recording and the means of distribution have changed so has the world's music. Reviews the evolution of technology on the construction of musical instruments from the bone flute to modern reed instruments; traces the history of the acoustic recording process (invented by Thomas Edison in 1877) from recordings cut on wax to a multi-track/digitized recording taped in a recording studio. Composing technologies of today permit the composer to employ synthesizers, computers, sampling technology and the universal musical code/language MIDI (musical instrument digital interface)
Harmony( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Defines harmony as the interaction of two or more tones being sounded simultaneously. What combination/interaction of tones/pitches constitutes harmony is culturally determined and this program examines the Zimbabwe chemutemgure music, barbershop quartets, jazz, chamber music, and Bosnian ganga singing. Traces the history/evolvement of harmony (plainchant), role of tonality (moving music to and from the tonal center) to atonal music in the 20th century"--Container
Melody( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Series on music, focussing on Western and other cultural musics. Episode 6 looks at melody using examples from Western, Eastern and Arabic music traditions. Looks at the Western classical construction of melody
Form : The Shape of Music( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Form -the way music is organized and structured from beginning to end- guides composers, performers and listeners in all music. Here the traditional Western sonata, the blueprints behind improvisational jazz, the narrative structure of traditional Japanese music, call-and-response forms in West African music and American gospel, and Irish fiddle tunes exemplify world-wide variations in musical form
Sound, music, and the environment( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Series on music, focussing on Western and other cultural musics. Episode 1 looks at the way music and its meaning differs from culture to culture and how the physical laws of sound are universasl. At the root of all sound is vibration and in Western music, harmony and texture are important
Timbre : the color of music( Visual )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tone color of music (timbre) is influenced by both technical and aesthetic factors. This program examines the creation and effects of timbre in jazz and Indian, West African, Irish, Basnian Indonesian gamelan, and Japanese musixa
Texture( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Series on music, focussing on Western and other cultural musics. Episode 8 looks at how the blending of voices and instruments is used to create texture in music and how the various parts such as altos, tenors, bass etc. relate to each other
Rhythm by Gary Turner( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Series on music, focussing on Western and other cultural musics. Episode 4 describes how rhythm works and what it means to different people around the world
Composers and improvisors( Visual )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Series on music, focussing on Western and other cultural musics. Episode 11 discusses composition and how the degree a musician may add improvisation to an already composed piece differs from culture to culture. Looks at how improvisation is used in jazz and how composition is often a group process in rock bands
The transformative power of music( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music can inspire religious devotion, prepare individuals for war, motivate work, enrich play, and stimulate the passions. The musical healing ceremonies of the Kung people in Nambia and Botswana, Epirote music in traditional Greek weddings, and modern rock, gospel and folk music all reveal music's power to transform lives
World of music( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Music and society. Part One: What do different cultures mean by music? This program explores the definition of music from the sine wave to poetic metaphor, and the impact of the cultural environment on music's as different as Bosnian ganga and becarac singing; Tuvan throat singing; West African, Trinidadian, and Japanese music; and Western chamber music, jazz, and rock. Part Two: Music can inspire religious devotion, prepare individuals for war, enrich play, and stimulate the passions
World of music( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Music and memory( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Music allows us to recall and revive our different cultural heritages through performances we participate in. West African griots, the Walbiri people of Australia, folksingers of Ireland and Appalachia, show us how our musical pasts live again today
World of music( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

World of music( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Transmission[videorecording] : learning music( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How we learn musical traditions and how we maintain, modify, notate, teach, and perform them for a new, younger audience are exemplified here in Indian classical music, African village drumming, and modern jazz and gospel." -- case-slip
The transformative power of music( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how melody, rhythm, and texture create an infinite variety of sounds and serve as expressions of culture
 
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