• Short Summary

    Instrumentalist Musaire plays "Bird Song" on his rather unusual instrument.

  • Description

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    Instrumentalist Musaire - plays "Bird Song" on a rather unusual instrument "magic notes plucked from he ether by this master musician" - says voiceover. The instrument has two aerials and he produces sound by moving his hands towards and away from them. Instrument produces range of vibrating sounds most of which are high pitch and resemble the sound produced by a saw. As he plays, the images of the skies, clouds and trees are changing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1254.32
    Media URN:
    42316
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/05/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:39:00 / 01:50:30:00
    Canister:
    NSP 111

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