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This programme consists of two sections. The first section deals with elementary score reading, using three parts. The example is taken from a Mozart minuet, and is played on oboe, clarinet and bas...soon. Dr. Dinah Barsham explains the relationship of the parts to each other and the method used for writing out the score. The section ends with the trio playing the minuet and the students following the score on the screen The second section of the programme is presented by Ian Graham-Jones, and introduces the student to recorder playing, dealing with the problems of holding the instrument, breathing, and fingering.
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Module code and title: A241, Elements of music
Item code: A241; 01
First transmission date: 13-03-1977
Published: 1977
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Duration: 00:21:45
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Producer: David Seligman
Contributors: Dinah Barsham; Ian Graham-Jones
Publisher: BBC Open University
Keyword(s): Music; Recorders (musical instruments); Scores (music)
Footage description: Wind Trio plays Minuet in C by Mozart. Dinah Barsham introduces the programme. Dr. Barsham writes out the bass part, for the bassoon, the piece is played through whilst the notes are pointed out on the score. The same procedure is then followed for the Clarinet part and again for the oboe part. The section of the minuet which has been studied is then played through a further three times. A recorder ensemble plays a French folk tune. Ian Graham-Jones talks about the recorder and gives some basic instruction about how to hold the instrument, breathing and fingering. Ian Graham Jones plays through several different exercises The ensemble plays a further piece. Credits.
Master spool number: 6HT/72383
Production number: 00525_3255
Videofinder number: 887
Available to public: no