Toot, whistle, plunk and boom

United States, 1953

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Animated cartoons show the origin and development of musical instruments. Professor Owl tells his class how all music comes from a toot (the horns), whistle (woodwinds), plunk (strings) and boom (percussion). Explains how the complex instruments of the modern symphony orchestra and brass band developed from primitive forms and the effect of various refinements such as the valves on the brass horn.

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Credits

production company

Walt Disney Productions

Duration

00:10:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1953

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

013300

Language

English

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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