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Technology, trumpets & tunes

Author: Charles Taylor; Films for the Humanities (Firm); Independent Communications Associates.; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Royal Institution of Great Britain.
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities and Sciences, ©1990.
Series: Exploring music, v. 4.; Science & music, v. 4.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This program covers all the wind instruments, including the pipe organ. It considers the way in which the technology of making instruments has affected the course of musical development. Examines the subject of vibration in tubes, the role of finger holes, and the components of tone quality, and concludes by placing a camera inside a large church organ as it's played.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Taylor; Films for the Humanities (Firm); Independent Communications Associates.; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Royal Institution of Great Britain.
OCLC Number: 22876163
Notes: "Royal Institution 1989 Christmas Lectures."
Originally presented by BBC in 1989.
Credits: Producer/director, Brian Johnson ; videotape editor, Roger Collings ; researcher, Gavin Hay ; graphics, Clive Harris.
Performer(s): Host, Charles Taylor.
Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Series Title: Exploring music, v. 4.; Science & music, v. 4.
Other Titles: Technology, trumpets and tunes
Exploring music (Television program)
Responsibility: presented by Films for the Humanities and Sciences ; Inca ; BBC.

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This program covers all the wind instruments, including the pipe organ. It considers the way in which the technology of making instruments has affected the course of musical development. Examines the subject of vibration in tubes, the role of finger holes, and the components of tone quality, and concludes by placing a camera inside a large church organ as it's played.

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