The Guitar

United Kingdom, 1966

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Episode of Series “We Make Music”.
This film briefly outlines the history of the guitar through a period of six thousand years. Guitarist John Williams examines the construction of the instrument; describes the nature and tuning of the strings, placing of the frets, and demonstrates all the varieties of sound possible using music by Bach, Paganini, Weber and Schubert. Includes sequences on the lute, electric guitar and Spanish classical guitar.

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producer

Ken Cameron

director

Muir Mathieson

production company

Anvil Film and Recording Group

Duration

00:22:25:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1966

Appears in

We Make Music

Group of items

We Make Music

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