The individual tonal range and qualities of the various woodwind instruments used in a symphony orchestra, and the techniques of playing them, are demonstrated in this film. Compositions by Brahms, Mendelssohn, Rossini, von Weber, Beethoven, and Schumann are used to demonstrate the function of woodwind instruments in full orchestral setting.
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Black and White
16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)
16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)