The Percussions

United States, 1955

Film
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Episode of Series “Instruments of the band and orchestra”.
Explains that percussion instruments emphasise rhythm and provide special sound effects in marching bands, concert bands and orchestras. Includes demonstrations of the bass drum, snare drum, field drum, tympani, cymbals, tambourine, temple blocks, triangle, castanets, claves, gong, marimba, bells and chimes.

Credits

production company

Coronet Instructional Films

Duration

00:10:25:00

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

321771

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 → Music - Instruction and study

Music & Performing Arts → Musical instruments

Music & Performing Arts → Orchestral music

Music & Performing Arts → Percussion 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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