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CLIP 8650

Telling a story through music - woodwind

Telling a story through music - woodwind
Key Info
  • Telling a story through music - woodwind
  • Duration: 04:33
  • Children learn how to tell a story through music, focusing on the use of woodwind. Includes a short introduction to Stravinsky's ballet Petrushka. There is a brief description of the parts of an orchestra with a closer look at the woodwind section and in particular the clarinet.
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  • Keywords: instruments, orchestra, woodwind, story, Stravinsky, Petrushka, clarinet, oboe, flute, bassoon, piccolo
Ideas for use in class
  • Use as an introduction to the woodwind section.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 4x3

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