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Children's Concert: Rhythm and Percussion

Canada, 1949 (MIFF 1954, Let's Make Music)

Director: Gordon Parker

A visit to the Saturday concerts which are making music a familiar and exciting part of life for Ottawa's children. Illustrating each point with simple examples from the children's own experience, Eugene Kash, the conductor, explains different aspects of music; rhythm, melody, musical form.

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