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Let's Make Music

The young son of a prairie farmer, against considerable opposition, achieves his ambition &ndash: a musical education. Father fears that a musician in the family may affect the future of the farm. However, the encouraging words of an adjudicator at a provincial music festival, help to sway the ... Read more
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. ... Read more
Members of a youthful orchestra discover how variations in note arrangement, lyrics, different musical instruments, note length and time all affect the melody. The children are encouraged to create their own melodies by learning how other melodies arc developed. ... Read more
An exposition of orchestral sound for young people and adults. The conductor and a physics demonstrator explore the orchestra and discuss the theory of the various musical instruments. ... Read more
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