Vaughan Williams: a London symphony - Scherzo (Nocturne) (3rd Movement)

United States, 1968

Film
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Episode of Series “Music in Motion”
The sights, sounds and feelings of London at night aptly illustrate the third movement of Vaughan Williams’ London Symphony. The fountain at Marble Arch, pigeons in Trafalgar Square, moving traffic, flickering neon signs, a Cockney blowing on a mouth-organ, are contrasted with the dignity and tradition of the House of Parliament, and the evening mist and sunset along the Thames Embankment. Includes a Study Guide.

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production company

Musilog

Duration

00:06:54:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1968

Appears in

Music in Motion

Group of items

Music in Motion

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

30025

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Cities and towns - Interpretive programs

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → London (England)

Crafts & Visual Arts → Images, Photographic

Music & Performing Arts → Composition (Music)

Music & Performing Arts → Music appreciation

Music & Performing Arts → Symphonies

Places → Cities and towns - Interpretive programs

Places → London (England)

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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