A behind-the-scenes look at particular musical compositions and performance styles.
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The secrets of Mozart’s “Magic Flute” - Joshua Borths. Why should you listen to Vivaldi's "Four Seasons"? - Betsy Schwarm. The history of African-American social dance - Camille A. Brown. The origins of ballet - Jennifer Tortorello and Adrienne Westwood. The battle of the Greek tragedies - Melanie Sirof. Rhythm in a box: The story of the cajon drum - Paul Jennings. A different way to visualize rhythm - John Varney. Getting started as a DJ: Mixing, mashups and digital turntables - Cole Plante. Music and creativity in Ancient Greece - Tim Hansen. Kabuki: The people's dramatic art - Amanda Mattes. The emergence of drama as a literary art - Mindy Ploeckelmann. How to read music - Tim Hansen. Beatboxing 101 - BEAT NYC. The physics of playing guitar - Oscar Fernando Perez. Ladies and gentlemen, the Hobart Shakespeareans. Beach Bodies (in spoken word) - David Fasanya and Gabriel Barralaga. A tap dancer's craft - Andrew Nemr. Music as a language - Victor Wooten. How Benjamin Button got his face - Ed Ulbrich. How architecture helped music evolve - David Byrne. Music and emotion through time - Michael Tilson Thomas. Embrace the remix - Kirby Ferguson. The arts festival revolution - David Binder. A cinematic journey through visual effects - Don Levy. A choreographer's creative process in real time - Wayne McGregor. The art of creating awe - Rob Legato. Trusting the ensemble - Charles Hazlewood. A whistleblower you haven't heard - Geert Chatrou. The art of asking - Amanda Palmer. The true power of the performing arts - Ben Cameron.