Kōrero: Orchestras

Teaching musical appreciation

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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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Weekly Review 293. National Film Unit, 1947

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Peter Walls, 'Orchestras - The National Orchestra', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/44514/teaching-musical-appreciation (accessed 26 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Peter Walls, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014