TV Film: The Art Of Musicology

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The Art Of Musicology

The Art Of Musicology title screen

Special details

Released: 28 April 2004 (USA)
Director: Sanaa Hamri
Producers: David Duarte
Productions Companies: Paisley Park Enterprises
Runtime: 17:24
Technical Specification(s): Country: USA
Language: English
Sound Mix: Dolby Digital
Color: Color
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Original Channel(s):

Viacom tv-outlets (MTV, MTV2, VH1, VH1 Classic, BET)

The Art Of Musicology is a TV-special, recorded in Webster Hall, New York on 20 April 2004, to promote the Musicology album and Tour. It contained live footage of various songs, most of them in an acoustic rendition, performed in front of an audience made up of NPGMC members as well as a short interview segment with Sway Calloway (for MTV and VH1 broadcasts) and Stephen Hill (for BET).

Track listing
  1. Musicology
  2. Dear Mr. Man
  3. Cream
  4. I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man
  5. Sweet Thing
  6. Proud Mary (intro)
  7. Sometimes It Snows In April

Cast & Crew


Crew & Credits
Sanaa Hamri


David Duarte

Sanaa Hamri

Director of Photography
Bill Boatman

Camera Operators
Jaron Presant
John Bentam
Arthur Jafa Fielder
Todd Somodevilla


Christopher Williams

Molly McEwan
Christopher Williams

Executive Producer
Alex Coletti

Special Thanks For MTV
James Fraenkel
Ocean MacAdams
Eric Gruber
Lamya Al-Jinabi
Dave Siruinick
Judy McGrath

Special Thanks
Don Ienner
Michele Anthony
Lisa Ellis
Shanti Das
Gary Fisher
Takumi Suetsugu

Executive Producer
L. Londell McMillan

Making of
Shooting Schedule & Locations
Date Location Scenes
20 April 2004 Webster Hall
Additional Information

Promotion (at time of release) Trivia

  • The broadcast on BET of this special was dubbed "Music and Words by Prince"

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