The Flute

United Kingdom, 1965

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Episode of Series “We Make Music”.
Richard Adeney, British flautist, discusses the development of the flute over ten centuries showing how the number of holes in the body of the instrument gradually increased and how the use of keys led to the complete chromatic scale. Illustrated by excerpts from Schubert, Mozart, Bizet, Tchaikovsky and Gluck.

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production company

EFVA

World Mirror-Realist Films

Duration

00:21:40:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1965

Appears in

We Make Music

Group of items

We Make Music

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

003854

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Music - Instruction and study

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Music & Performing Arts → Flute

Music & Performing Arts → Music - Instruction and study

Music & Performing Arts → Musical instruments - Construction

Music & Performing Arts → Musical instruments - History

Music & Performing Arts → Musicians

Music & Performing Arts → Wind instrument music

Music & Performing Arts → Wind instruments - Construction

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

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Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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