Music Scene

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started29th Sep 1975
ended21st Jun 1976
last rpt14th Jun 1978
3 school years
duration20 mins
subject 🎶Music
age rangeAge 13-16
languageenIn English
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Music Scene is an ITV schools TV series from the 1970s, covering music for secondary school pupils.

  • fortnightly programmes aiming to stimulate interest in music by presenting a wide range of music from many different sources, including dramatised incidents from the history of music and demonstrations by experienced musicians
  • the final episode in the summer term was about music for film and included a drama loosely based on the story My Humphreys and his Inheritance by M.R. James accompanied by an avant-garde music score composed by Philip Wilby, partly to make "modern" music accessible by combining it with striking pictures and partly to encourage viewers to discuss the effects that the composer is able to achieve and how else he might have achieved them
  • the Music for Film episode is available on DVD with another M.R. James ghost story, Casting the Runes Buy from Amazon

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