Additional Viewing

Chapter 5—How Music Works, Part III: Dynamics, Timbre, and Instruments

Timbre: The Color of Music. 1999. Pacific Street Films and Educational Film Center. Annenberg Media. VHS and DVD. Available as streaming video from the Annenberg/CPB web site: 30 mins.

Examines timbre in jazz and Indian, West African, Irish, Bosnian, Indonesian gamelan, and Japanese musics. This is part seven of the Exploring the World of Music series of twelve 30-minute programs.

Please see the Chapter 2 “Audiovisual Resources” section of this Online Learning Center for an extensive list of VOD providers from whom additional audiovisual materials of relevance to this chapter may be acquired.