The Development of instruments and their music: a symphony is recorded

United Kingdom, 1974

Film
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Shows the rehearsal and performance of C.P.E. Bach’s Symphony in D by the Croyland Chamber Orchestra, as it was recorded for the Open University gramophone record “The Rise of the Symphony.” Examines the steps taken to achieve a musically authoritative recording of an 18th century orchestral work.

Credits

producer/director

Alasdair Clayre

production company

Open University

BBC-TV

Duration

00:24:41:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1974

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

29152

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Sound - Recording and reproducing

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

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

Music & Performing Arts → Music - 18th century

Music & Performing Arts → Music - Instruction and study

Music & Performing Arts → Orchestral music

Music & Performing Arts → Sound - Recording and reproducing

Performance

Performance → Music - Performance

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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