Melodic percussion

United Kingdom, 1964

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Episode of Series “We Make Music”.
James Blades demonstrates the orchestral instruments of percussion - other than timpani - which are capable of melody as opposed to pure rhythm. the xylophone, vibraphone, marimba, glockenspiel, tubular bells and tuned gongs emerge in detail as vital parts of the modern orchestra and dance band.

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Credits

director

Muir Mathieson

producer

Ken Cameron

production company

Anvil Films and Record Group

World Mirror-Realist Films

Duration

00:19:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1964

Appears in

We Make Music

Group of items

We Make Music

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

006919

Language

English

Subject categories

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

Music & Performing Arts → Melody

Music & Performing Arts → Music

Music & Performing Arts → Music - Instruction and study

Music & Performing Arts → Musical instruments

Music & Performing Arts → Percussion instruments

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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