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The Water Cycle: A boogie woogie stop motion clay animation

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The Water Cycle! Animator Emma Dougherty of StopMoGo created this cute little stop-motion piece about water in its many important forms. The animation was inspired by her time as a teacher.

evaporation
It also features great music: Boogie Woogie Stomp by Albert Ammons. From BlueBlackJazz.com, a wonderful resource that shares introductory bios and long song clips of boogie woogie greats:

“Boogie woogie is a jazz piano style based on blues music and usually played on a fast tempo…

“Even if boogie-woogie naturally assimilates many jazz idioms, the real encounter between boogie-woogie and jazz happened in 1939: after two successful concerts given at Carnegie Hall in New York (entitled From Spiritual To Swing) which Albert Ammons, Pete Johnson and Meade Lux Lewis participated, boogie woogie known a great popularity. The Café Society became a mythical place to hear the greatest boogie-woogie players, and almost all jazzmen included at least one boogie-woogie in their repertoire. This was the beginning of the boogie-woogie craze, which will last till around 1945.”

the water cycle, an animation by stopmogo
Watch more water videos on TKSST, including:
• The Basics of Freshwater + Water, Water, Everywhere?
• How Do Tropical Rainforests Make Clouds?
• A Drink from the Tap: How is water cleaned for drinking?
• Why is water one of the weirdest things in the universe?

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