Science in the orchestra

United Kingdom, 1950

Film
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An exposition of the physics of orchestral sound for young people and adults. Conductor Muir Mathieson of the London Symphony Orchestra, and a physics demonstrator reveal facts about sound which fall into three sections, namely, 1. hearing the orchestra; 2. exploring the instruments; 3. looking at sounds.

Credits

co-producer

Dorothy Grayson

Brian Smith

production company

Healthsharing Women. Publishing and Production Group

Realist Films

Duration

00:33:53:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1950

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

28239

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

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

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Harmonic motion

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Sound

Music & Performing Arts → Harmonic motion

Music & Performing Arts → Music - Instruction and study

Music & Performing Arts → Musical instruments

Music & Performing Arts → Orchestral music

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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