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Author: Dudley Moore; Georg Solti
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 1991.
Series: Orchestra!
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : Partial animation : Secondary (senior high) school   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
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"The cello and double bass were part of the earliest orchestra but were generally restricted to providing the bass line. Composers, including Beethoven and Schubert, wanted bigger and deeper sound and thus gave the lower strings more prominence while also increasing the size of the orchestra."
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Material Type: Partial animation, Secondary (senior high) school, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Dudley Moore; Georg Solti
OCLC Number: 24034650
Notes: FFH 2704.
Performer(s): Hosted by: Dudley Moore; conductor & music director: Sir Georg Solti.
Target Audience: Junior high - adult.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (28 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Contents: "Works performed are the last movement of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony (up to the choral entrance), and the first movement of Schubert's Unfinished Symphony." from video case.
Series Title: Orchestra!
Responsibility: Films for the Humanities & Sciences.

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"The cello and double bass were part of the earliest orchestra but were generally restricted to providing the bass line. Composers, including Beethoven and Schubert, wanted bigger and deeper sound and thus gave the lower strings more prominence while also increasing the size of the orchestra."

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