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What is impressionism? (1993)
Call No.: Music Videorecording 62
"What is Impressionism?" shows how the Impressionistic concert pieces of Debussy and Ravel are the musical counterpart to the paintins of Monet, Degas and Renoir. Impressionistic music uses special scales and unusual chords to achieve a misty, ethereal sound. Includes La Mer (Debussy) and excerpts from Daphnis and Chloé (Ravel). "The Latin American Spirit" demonstrates Latin American music with complicated rhythms, distinctive instruments, and melodies from Indian, African, Spanish and Portuguese ...