The Clarinet Video (DVD)

The fascinating history of the clarinet from 3000 years ago to being the most recent woodwind instrument included in classical orchestras is an ideal addition for any educator of music or music lover's musical library. The story of the clarinet interwoven with samples of its use in some of the most famous composers' music is totally engaging.
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Immediately this DVD engages you starting out with a clip of Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue" into German Music Professor Dieter Klocker narrative history of clarinet from ancient Egyptians' use of Nile reeds to German artisan, Johann Christian Denner creation of the clarinet in the 1800's to the numerous modifications resulting in today's clarinet. All the evolutions, growth, and usages of the clarinet as demonstrated throughout by musical clips from Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach who first took interest in the clarinet through such composers as Johannes Brahms, to Ludwig van Beethoven, to Benny Goodman performs Mozart Clarinet Concerto up to the importance of the clarinet in the jazz world.

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  • ISBN: 978-0-7365-5918-8
  • Run Time: 27 Minutes
  • Copyright Date: ©1997
  • Closed Caption: Yes

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