A range of expressions flit across the faces of schoolchildren as they listen to the National Orchestra, conducted by Anderson Tyrer, perform Handel on the strand by Percy Grainger at a children's concert in 1947. One of the purposes of a national orchestra, it was asserted at the time, was to teach children musical appreciation.
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Reference: Weekly Review 293. National Film Unit, 1947
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