Episode of Series “We Make Music”.
James Blades accompanied by Joan Goossens explains the history of instruments of percussion and tells the story of their development from the striking of a hollow log or empty gourd to the percussion instruments of the modern orchestra.
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Music & Performing Arts → Orchestral music
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16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)