Introduction

United States, 1955

Film
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Episode of Series “Instruments of the band and orchestra”.
Shows the three sections of a band - the brasses, the woodwinds, and the percussions - and explains the function of each group of instruments. Explains that the addition of a string section distinguishes an orchestra from a band. Includes demonstrations of well-known instruments from each section. Features the Jollet Township High School Band and the Youth Orchestra of Greater Chicago.

Credits

production company

Coronet Instructional Films

Duration

00:10:13:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1955

Appears in

Instruments of the band and orchestra

Group of items

Instruments of the band and orchestra

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

321770

Language

English

Subject categories

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

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Music & Performing Arts → Bands (Music)

Music & Performing Arts → Brass instruments

Music & Performing Arts → Music - Instruction and study

Music & Performing Arts → Musical instruments

Music & Performing Arts → Orchestra

Music & Performing Arts → Percussion instruments

Music & Performing Arts → Stringed instruments

Music & Performing Arts → Wind instruments

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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