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

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