The Right instrument?

United Kingdom, 1971

Film
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Gerald Hendrie talks about authenticity of text and performance in music and illustrates his argument with performances of Bach’s and Handel’s music on clavichord, harpsichord, piano, 17th century organ and “romantic” organ.

Credits

producer

Alasdair Clayre

production company

BBC-TV

Open University

Language

English

Duration

00:25:30:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

27932

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

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

Music & Performing Arts → Classical music

Music & Performing Arts → Harpsichord

Music & Performing Arts → Music

Music & Performing Arts → Music - History and criticism

Music & Performing Arts → Music - Instruction and study

Music & Performing Arts → Music - Interpretation (Phrasing, dynamics, etc.)

Music & Performing Arts → Musical instruments

Music & Performing Arts → Musical instruments - History

Music & Performing Arts → Organ - History

Music & Performing Arts → Organ music

Music & Performing Arts → Piano

Performance

Performance → Music - Performance

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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