Music Makers (radio): The American Pageant

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companyBBC
started28th Apr 1976
endedJun 1976
last rpt14th Jun 1978
3 school years
episodes8
duration20 mins
subject 🎶MusicMusic
age rangeAge 10-12Age 9-11 & Age 11-13
languageenIn English
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The American Pageant is a unit of the BBC schools radio series Music Makers from the 1970s, covering music for primary and secondary school pupils.

A series of songs on significant moments in the history of the United States.

The unit was originally put on in 1976 to support project work commemorating the 200th anniversary of the American Declaration of Independence.

Songs

I don't have details of the songs from this unit. If you can help please get in touch by email!

Broadcasts

Radio Times listing, 1976
  • Summer 1976
  • Summer 1978

Credits

Introduced by Ian Humphris
Mari Griffith
The American Pageant written by Dave Robbins
Music arranged by Peter Hutchings
Producer Peter Hutchings

Resources

The unit was accompanied by an illustrated pupils' pamphlet


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