The essence of an instrument
Analyses the essential features required in any instrument if a usable musical sound is to be produced. Program examines how energy can be provided, how sound can be amplified, how amplification changes the quality of sound, and the consequences for music produced by synthesizers and computers.; 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; Music and science; Synthesizer (Musical instrument); Audio amplifiers
North America; United States; New Jersey
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- Rights Statement
- 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-090022; Fedora 2 PID: umd:1493; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/879; OCLC: ocm26707152; Catalog Key: alephsys002892270; Catalog Key: FFH 2311
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