Episode number 1 of Series “We Make Music”.
Denis Matthews traces the history of stringed instruments from before the invention of the keyhboard to the modern pianoforte. Instruments such as the spinet, clavichord and harpsichord are demonstrated.
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16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)