Dec
21

Doc Watch: *Lookin 4 Galt MacDermot* Directed by GASFACE

posted on December 21st 2012 in Culture Capture Champs & Doc's & Flix & History with 1 Comments

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(Galt Macdermot “Hair” Soundtrack 1979 France)

Two french men named GASFACE set out to find the legendary composer Galt MacDermot and on the way get insight

from some of the producers that sampled his music for some of hip hops great classic records.

Featuring Prince Paul, Mr Walt, Buckwild, Chairman Mao and narrated by El Da Sensi of the Artifacts.


LOOKIN4GALT by Gasface

Galt MacDermot (born December 18, 1928) is a Canadian composerpianist and writer of musical theatre. He won a Grammy Award for the song “African Waltz” in 1960. His most successful musicals have been Hair (1967; its cast album also won a Grammy) and Two Gentlemen of Verona (1971). MacDermot has also written music for film soundtracks, jazz and funk albums, and classical music, and his music has been sampled in hit hip-hop songs and albums.”

via wiki

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  • Roxanne Amon

    commented on April 28, 2013 at 10:30 am

    The term “classical music” did not appear until the early 19th century, in an attempt to “canonize” the period from Johann Sebastian Bach to Beethoven as a golden age. The earliest reference to “classical music” recorded by the Oxford English Dictionary is from about 1836.’

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