Listening to good music: the string quartet

United States, 1955

Film
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A string quartet illustrates the fundamentals of group musical performance. The range and distinctive qualities of each instrument are identified, then combined to show how the four voices develop form and mood. Excerpts from quartets by Mozart, Haydn and Schubert are used to show the relationship of performer to composer, and of the performers to each other.

Credits

production company

Encyclopaedia Britannica Films

Language

English

Duration

00:13:20:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

32277

Subject categories

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Music - Instruction and study

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Music & Performing Arts → Music - Instruction and study

Music & Performing Arts → Music appreciation

Music & Performing Arts → Musical instruments

Music & Performing Arts → String quartets

Music & Performing Arts → Stringed instruments

Performance

Performance → Music - Performance

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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