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Term 1

  1. Watch Fragrant Sacrifice, a short Chinese opera, by clicking here.

  2. Watch Mohamed ben Abdallah discuss his play The slaves revisited by clicking here.

  3. Watch a documentary about Bara Sambarou, a master Peul or Griot, by clicking here.

  4. Listen to a concert performance of the first act from Tchaikovsky's opera Eugen Onegin by clicking here.

  5. Watch a performance of the last act from Tchaikovsky's opera Eugen Onegin by clicking here.

  6. Watch a perfromance of "The Major-General's song" from Gilbert and Sullivan's The Pirates of Penzance by clicking here.

  7. Listen to Julie Andrews sing the title track from the musical The Boyfriend by clicking here.

  8. Listen to "Hosanna" from Jesus Christ Superstar by Tim Rice and Andrew lloyd-Webber by clicking here.

  9. Watch the musical My fair lady by Lerner and Loewe by clicking here.

  10. Watch the musical Westside Story by Leonard Bernstein by clicking here.

  11. Watch an excerpt from Umabatha by Welcome Msomi by clicking here.

  12. Watch the movie version of IpiTombi by clicking here.

  13. Watch Margaret Singana sing Mama Thembu's wedding from IpiTombi  by clicking here.

  14. Watch the Broadway production of Sarafina! by clicking here.

  15. Watch an interview with the producer of Umoja  by clicking here.

  16. Watch excerpts from Umoja by clicking here and here and here and here and here.

  17. Watch excerpts from African footprint by clicking here and here.

  18. Watch a dinaka performance by clicking here.


Term 2

  1. Listen to Franz Liszt's tone poem Les Preludes by clicking here.

  2. Listen to Bedrich Smetana's tone poem The Moldau by clicking here.

  3. Listen to Modest Mussorgsky's tone poem Night on Bare Mountain by clicking here.

  4. Listen to Alexander Borodin's tone poem In the Steppes of Central Asia by clicking here.

  5. Listen to Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's fanatsy-overture Romeo and Juliet by clicking here.

  6. Watch performances on pianos from the 1800s by clicking here.

  7. Listen to examples of Felix Mendelssohn's music by clicking here and here and here.

  8. Listen to Felix Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E minor by clicking here.

  9. Listen to Romantic character pieces by clicking here and here and here.

  10. Listen to Frederic Chopin's Polonaise in A flat major op.53 by clicking here.

  11. Listen to Franz Schubert's Der Erlkonig by clicking here.

  12. Watch a demonstration illustrating the difference between ride and crash cymblas by clicking here.

  13. Listen to Charlie Parker playing Yardbird Suite by clicking here.

  14. Listen to Dizzy Gillespie playing Salt Peanuts by clicking here.

  15. Listen to Thelonius Monk play Misterioso by clicking here.

  16. Listen to Chet Baker play Softly as in a morning sunrise by clicking here.

  17. Listen to Gerry Mulligan play Walkin' shoes by clicking here.

  18. Listen to Lee Conitz play Subconscious-Lee by clicking here.

  19. Listen to Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers play Moanin' by clicking here.

  20. Listen to John Coltrane by clicking here and here.

  21. Listen to Clifford Brown by clicking here.

  22. Listen to Cannonball Adderley's introduction to jazz by clicking here.

  23. Listen to Cannonball Adderley play Mercy, mercy, mercy by clicking here.

  24. Listen to Miles Davis play So what by clicking here.

  25. Listen to John Coltrane and his quartet playing Impressions by clicking here and here.

  26. Watch a lesson explaining the chords used by Herbie Hancock by clicking here.

  27. Listen to Herbie Hancock play Maiden Voyage by clicking here.

  28. Listen to George Sibanda singing Guabi guabi by clicking here.

  29. Listen to Josaya Hadebe singing Langa shona by clicking here.

  30. Listen to Moses ZweZwe playing in the ukupika guitar style by clicking here.

  31. Listen to examples of maskanda by clicking here and here and here.

  32. Listen to the Malombo Jazz Men by clicking here.

  33. Listen to recordings featuring Philip Tabane and Gabriek Thobejane by clicking here and here.

  34. Listen to disco hits of the 1970s by clicking here.

  35. Listen to The Movers by clicking here.

  36. Listen to South African disco music of the 1970s and 1980s by clicking here.

  37. Listen to Yvonne Chaka Chaka by clicking here.

  38. Listen to Brenda Fassie by clicking here.

  39. Listen to TKZee by clicking here.

  40. Listen to Mandozo by clicking here.

  41. Listen to Madosini by clicking here and here and here.

  42. Listen to the Manhattan Brothers and Miriam Makeba by clicking here and their recording of Wami-wami by clicking here.