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A review of the course A100, each chair outlining the aims of his particular aspect of the course.
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Module code and title: A100, Arts foundation course
Item code: A100; 36
Recording date: 1971-10-27
Published: 1971
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Duration: 00:25:04
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Producer: Nuala O'Faolain
Contributors: John Ferguson; Arthur Marwick; Arnold Kettle; Tim Benton; Gerald Hendrie; Godfrey Vesey
Publisher: Open University
Subject terms: Humanities--Study and teaching (Higher); Art--Study and teaching (Higher); Music--Study and teaching (Higher); Drama--Study and teaching (Higher); Philosophy--Study and teaching (Higher)
Footage description: John Ferguson reviews the aim of the A100 course. Arthur Marwick reviews his programmes 'primary sources' with clips from the programmes, describes the aims of the series and answers criticisms. Arnold Kettle outlines the aims of the literature aspect of the course. Illustration from the Hamlet programme, giving excerpt from 'To be or not to be' soliloquay. Tim Benton discusses the aims of the art aspect of the course and describes the point of our historical work. Clip from the programme given over to the study of Bernini's 'St Theresa'. Clips of Gerald Hendrie playing harpsichord. Aims of the music section outlined. John Ferguson shows a clip from Aristophanes. 'The clouds' and indicates its importance as a means of gaining knowledge about Socrates. Godfrey Vesey introduces a clip from 'perception and outlines his aims in the philosphy aspect of the course. John Ferguson closes the programme by pointing out its overall aims and intentions.
Production number: FEUR091P
Videofinder number: 2449
Available to public: yes