Episode of Series “We Make Music”.
Osian Ellis describes the development of the harp from Biblical times. The complexities of the pedals and their uses, together with various methods of playing are demonstrated. Includes Gavette en Ronda by Bach.
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16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)