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Discovering the orchestra

Author: Paul Anthony McRaeWilliam Cole HueterPeter Bartlett, director.Pat O'MearaRussell PeckAll authors
Publisher: Palatine, IL : Sharper Video Productions, [200-?]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents an introduction to the instruments of the orchestra telling about their history and construction. Members of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra play brief selections to demonstrate the tone, diversity, and character of the featured instruments.
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Genre/Form: Films
Juvenile works
Juvenile films
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Anthony McRae; William Cole Hueter; Peter Bartlett, director.; Pat O'Meara; Russell Peck; Sharper Video Productions.; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.; Social Issues Resources Series, inc.; Discovery Productions, Inc.; Discovery II Ltd.; Magic Circle Mime Company.
ISBN: 0941387003 9780941387002
OCLC Number: 263017403
Notes: Seven programs, featuring conductor and host Paul Anthony McRae and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of London, produced and (in part) directed by William Cole Hueter, originally released on videocassettes distributed by Social Issues Resources Series, inc.
The 1st 4 programs, directed by Peter Bartlett, introduce instruments of the 4 orchestral instrument families; includes information about the history and construction of the instruments; individual players demonstrate the tone, character, range, etc. of their instruments; 5th program features complete in-concert performance of Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov's Capriccio espagnol at the Barbican Centre, London; 1st 5 programs produced by Discovery Productions Ltd., c1986.
The 6th and 7th programs feature live performances at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, Sarasota, Fla., produced by Discovery II Ltd., c1987; 6th program, hosted by Pat O'Meara, features Russell Peck narrating his composition The thrill of the orchestra; 7th program features excerpts from concert for youth, also starring Magic Circle Mime Company.
Includes photocopy of study guide by Gwen Hotchkiss (iv, 61 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.) that accompanied original 5-program release.
Performer(s): Host: Paul Anthony McRae ; features the London Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
Target Audience: Kindergarten through junior high
Description: 2 videodiscs : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Part 1. Strings (27:00) ; Brass (21:24) ; Woodwinds (23:32) ; Percussion (22:46) --
Part 2. The full orchestra (23:47) ; The thrill of the orchestra (23:40) ; The listener : --the importance of listening (29:53).

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Presents an introduction to the instruments of the orchestra telling about their history and construction. Members of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra play brief selections to demonstrate the tone, diversity, and character of the featured instruments.

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