Music Moves the World: The Power and Passion of Rhythm, Melody, and Dance Video (DVD)
The viewer goes on a worldwide tripe through Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean. It introduces and explains how each culture influences the music, and rhythms that they produce. The viewer witnesses the various roles that music, rhythm, and dance are an intricate part of every culture regardless of their development. This video shows how each group of people express their values, morals and religious believes. The music, rhythm, and dance pass on the history of each culture and unite each culture. In today's global environment, this video is necessary to understand cultures, religions and believes that are different from what an individual may be useful. This video demonstrates and provides the differences and similarities amongst different groups. Music as an organizing principal for such varied groups brings a deeper understanding and is universal. The viewer observes not only various countries but also how music plays a major role in religions such as Buddhism or Judea-Christianity, but also as every aspect of life from flamenco dancers, sports fans and even protest marchers. For example, the Masai tribe from Kenya interweave their history, and daily lives into their music. They combine song, daily lives, prayer and dance into their lives on a daily bases uniting them as one. Music observed throughout history whether in industrial nations and their subgroups as well as third world countries. This video is an eye opening presentation assisting in making this global world smaller and more united.