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Technology, trumpets & tunes

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Summary: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.
Royal Institution 1989 Christmas Lectures.
Contributor:Taylor, Charles Alfred
Provider:Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Independent Communications Associates
British Broadcasting Corporation
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Topical subjects:Music Acoustics and physics
Musical instruments Construction
Wind instruments Construction
Credits:Host, Charles Taylor. Producer/director, Brian Johnson.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Performing Arts, Music
Science, Technology
Films@UM Browse terms:Music
Performing Arts
Science, Technology, and Math
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