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Title Work

Title No: 18975

Title: Beats go on, or, Percussion: from pleistocene to paradiddle

Alternate Titles:

Percussion: from pleistocene to paradiddle

Beats go on, The

Medium: Moving Image

Original Medium: Film

Date: 1971 (Release)

Original Summary:
"The Beats Go On: Percussion from Pleistocene to Paradiddle explores modern instruments in the percussion family, tracing their history back to prehistoric times. Amusing animated characters and Shelley Manne, award-winning jazz drummer, introduce old and new instruments and ways of making music on them. Rock enthusiasts especially, as well as younger children, can identify with this film as they learn how percussion started and where it went." - Summary from Teaching Guide.

"Explores modern instruments in the percussion family, and traces their history from prehistoric times." - Summary from Worldcat.

Part of the "Notes on Music" series. 

Countries of Origin: U.S.A.

Duration: 13 min 

Genres: Educational

Subjects: Percussion instruments

ProducerBosustow, Nick
NarratorDark, Danny
Cast/ActorManne, Shelly
DirectorMishkin, Lee
CameramanNelson, Ken
Production CompanyStephen Bosustow Productions
Distribution CompanyXerox Films

Items x3

18975-1Safety Film : Viewing print 
18975-2Safety Film : Viewing print 
18975-3Safety Film : Viewing print 

Contained By x1

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4819St. Louis Public Schools educational film library