Timpani

United Kingdom, 1964

Film
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Episode of Series “We Make Music”
A demonstration of the kettle drums, showing the complications of the tuning of each drum to the required pitch. The modern pedal kettle drum has a mechanism for automatic adjustment of the skin. A tuning gauge helps the timpanist to determine his pitch.

Credits

director

Muir Mathieson

producer

Ken Cameron

production company

Anvil Films

World Mirror-Realist Films

Language

English

Duration

00:18:52:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

29575

Subject categories

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

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Music & Performing Arts → Music - Instruction and study

Music & Performing Arts → Musical instruments - Construction

Music & Performing Arts → Percussion instruments

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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