Steffan the violin maker

United States, 1979

Film
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Shows the painstaking process of violin making by focussing on sixteen year old Steffan Kellar, an apprentice violin maker and violinist living in West Germany. Highlights the beauty of the violin as a musical instrument, as well as indicating its cultural heritage.

Credits

production company

Coronet Films

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Duration

00:24:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1979

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

013929

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Wood products

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Work

Crafts & Visual Arts → Arts - Australia

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Music & Performing Arts → Musical instruments

Music & Performing Arts → Musical instruments - Construction

Music & Performing Arts → Musicians

Music & Performing Arts → Violin

Music & Performing Arts → Violin - Construction

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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