The History of American Literature-Naturalism
This program that explores the work of of famous American Authors in
history. The clip explains naturalism and the authors in this realistic trend such as London and Frank Norris.
Chaucer and the Medieval Period - clip only
This is the beginning of an older filmed-for-the-classroom narrated documentary. It introduces Middle English literature and The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer and gives an overview of the pilgrims as a cross section of medieval society. Sound quality is strained. Shows a large antique edition of the book and a filmed reenactment of people in period costume eating a meal together at a large inn table. (1:39 min.)
The History of American Literature-Melville & Dickinson
This program explores the famous literary works of Melville & Dickinson. Expert discusses these authors and the meaning of their works.
The History of Print
A photo collage history of print, the printing press, and journalism. No narration. This was made for a project for UC Santa Cruz Performative Technologies.
The History of American-Antislavery Movement
This program that explores the work of of famous American Authors in history. The Antislavery Movement is explored in American
literature before, during, and after the civil War.
I Am Australian: snapshots and song about Austalian history
This is a music video about the people of Australia that illustrates both modern and historical peoples of the country.
AP US History Political Cartoons vid
Quick video about Poltical Cartoons for AP US History. Team members are Sheila, Maria, and Cassidi(Amateur video of fair quality)
History of the U.S. Census - April, 2009
Teacher/professor lectures about the federal census. Reasons for taking the census are emphasized and he describes how the census has been taken historically. (Amateur video with lots of interesting information.)
Labor History Part I
Picture documentary of the American Labor Struggle with slides, music, and narration. This video is pro-union. It is a high quality video with good information.
AFT History Video: Teachers Strike and Taft-Hartley Bill
Teachers Strike & Taft-Hartley Bill. Chapter 8 of the AFT History video.This short, professionally-produced video tells about the effects of the St. Paul teachers' strike.
The History of Western Drama
The History of Western Drama(2:18)
History of the Inverted Pyramid Style
Learn the history of the inverted pyramid news article style in this video. An expert talks about the history of the inverted pyramid style and why journalists write in this style today.
Family History - Made Simple
A simple explanation of family history work and everything you need to know to get started learning about your ancestors.
History of music - Part I (From ancient Greece to renaissance)
Neidhardt von Reuental: Winter wie ist nu dein Kraft (minnesang)
Guillaume de Machaut: Missa Notre Dame
Guillaume Dufay: Deus tuorum militum
Jean Ockeghem: Missa Ecce ancilla Domini
Josquin Desprez: Missa Pange lingua
Adrian Willaert: Qual dolcezza giamai
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Missa Papae Marcelli
Orlando di Lasso: Mattona mia cara, Osculetur me
John Dowland: Time stands still
On to some medieval music here from a collection of notated works called "Le Manuscrit du Roi" (ca.1270-1320).
Dance I - 4'03"
La Prime Estampie Royal - 4'46"
performed by: Jordi Savall with Hesperion XXI
label: Alia Vox
13th century Medieval Music: Ductia
On viol and recorder by ernst stolz. There are no surviving manuscripts containing pieces labelled as ductias. Grochieo describes the ductia as like the estampie but more regular; perhaps this refers to an estampie with verses all of the same length. Musically speaking, it might be that an instrumental estampie with only three or four two-part verses (puncti) is a ductia (HAoM p220).
Grocheio also says (presumably about the vocal ductia): "The ductia is a melody that is light and br
Medieval French Song by Guillaume de Machaut (Dame, je sui cilz Fins cuers doulz)
This is one of motets of the french composer Guillaume de Machaut in 14th century.
Lady, I am the one who wants to endure your will.
and for as long as I may live;
but I do not believe that I will endure it for long
without dying, since you are so harsh to me
that you want me to withdraw far away from you.
without seeing any longer the very great beauty
of your lovely body, which has so much worth.
for you are of all good ladies the best.
History of Classical Music: Renaissance
The first in my series of videos on the history of Classical music starting off with the renaissance period featuring Thomas Tallis John Dowland Gregorio Allegri William Byrd and images of Renaissance buildings
History of music - Part II (Baroque)
Claudio Monteverdi: Ariadne´s complaint, Madrigals of War and Love
Girolamo Frescobaldi: Fiori musicali
Jean Baptiste Lully: Acis and Galatea
Arcangelo Corelli: La Folia, Concerto grosso in G minor
Johann Pachelbel: Canon
Henry Purcell: Three parts upon a ground
François Couperin: Pièces de clavecin
Antonio Vivaldi: The Four Seasons, Guitar concerto in D major, Violin concerto in A minor, Concerto grosso in C major, Gloria
Georg Philipp Telemann
History of music - Part III (Baroque)
Georg Friedrich Händel: Music for the Royal Fireworks, Water music, Serse (Xerxes), Concerto grosso op. 6, Messiah
Johann Sebastian Bach: Toccata and Fugue in D minor, Brandenburg concertos, Preludium in C major, Badinerie, Air, Chaconne, Cantate BWV 147, Double violin concerto, St. Matthew Passion
Domenico Scarlatti: Harpsichord sonata in D major
Giuseppe Tartini: Devil´s Trill sonata
Giovanni Battista Pergolesi: Stabat Mater