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CLIP 12443

Meet the Orchestra: brass section

Meet the Orchestra: brass section

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Key Info
  • Meet the Orchestra: brass section
  • Duration: 01:43
  • Grant Llewellyn, conductor of the BBC National Orchestra of Wales introduces the Brass section of the orchestra. The instruments that make up the Brass section of the orchestra are introduced individually and then there is an opportunity to hear them play a short piece of music from The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra by Benjamin Britten. The instruments from the Brass family section of the orchestra are the tuba, trombone, trumpet and horns.
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  • Keywords: Music, orchestra, instruments, listen, play, tuba, trombone, trumpet,horns,letsplaywiththeorchestra
Ideas for use in class
  • Can be used to support a topic in music about the orchestra or as an introduction to a music or technology instrument making activity.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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