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Ascent of Man V: Music of the Spheres, part I and II 1973

Catalog Data

Physical description:
1 film reel (1,872 feet) sound color 16mm reference
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
Europe
Middle East
Date:
1976
1973
Notes:
title from credits (published works)--study collection
Some film titles came with teacher instructional information found in film cans.
Collection of 252 educational film distribution prints was given to the HSFA by the Regional Educational Media Center (REMC 2), Michigan in 1994. REMC 2, located in Traverse City, provided media services to public and state recognized private and parochial schools in a 14 county region. Film prints were being phased out of the distribution library.
Summary:
Edited film traces the evolution of mathematics and explores the relationship of numbers to musical harmony, early astronomy and perspective in painting. Film follows the spread of these ideas from Greece to the Islamic empire to Moorish Spain and renaissance Europe. Produced and distributed by Time-Life.
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Topic:
Mathematics--History  Search this
Anthropology  Search this
Music  Search this
Astronomy--History  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1994.21.230
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_389151