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Behind The Scenes With Allen Toussaint: Melody

Year: 1992, 30 mins
Code: BS-Tou

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Composer Allen Toussaint helps children explore musical contour, and learn how repetition, variation and contrast are used in creating melodies. Your students "draw" melodies, "act out" musical contours and "build" songs as they create their own musical compositions. Behind the Scenes is an exciting and fun exploration for children and adults alike into the world of painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, music, dance and theater. Produced & Directed by Ellen Hovde and Muffie Meyer. Hosted by Penn and Teller. 

The Japan Prize, World's most prestigious international competition for educational television programs. Gold Camera Award, U.S. International Film and Video Festival "****! 

The freshest approach and most inspirational content since Sesame Street! Simply wonderful!" -New York Post "Utterly engaging, witty, exciting and fun!" -Christian Science Monitor 
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Allen Toussaint was an American musician, songwriter, arranger and record producer, who was an influential figure in New Orleans rhythm and blues from the 1950s to the end of the century, described as "one of popular music's great backroom figures"

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