Scales, synthesizers & samplers
Covers the problems of varying degrees of loudness on harpsichords and spinets, origin of scales and the inability of keyboard instruments to produce scales in all keys exactly in tune. Synthesizers demonstrate both the problem and its solution. Also examines digital sound and musique concrete, using the BBC Radiophonic Workshop.; Royal Institution 1989 Christmas Lectures.
Taylor, Charles Alfred
Films for the Humanities (Firm); Independent Communications Associates; British Broadcasting Corporation
Performing Arts, Music; Science, Technology; Science, Technology, and Math; Music; Music Acoustics and physics; Musical instruments; Musical pitch; Musical intervals and scales; Musical temperament; Music and science; Synthesizer (Musical instrument)
North America; United States; New Jersey
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- In Copyright
Access is restricted to patrons at the University of Maryland.
- Physical Description
60 minutes; color
Access condition: campus-only.
Host, Charles Taylor. Producer/director, Brian Johnson.
- Other Identifiers
Filename: lms-090010; Fedora 2 PID: umd:1470; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/868; OCLC: ocm24655104; Catalog Key: alephsys001917403; Catalog Key: FFH 2314
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