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Kubota - Multilingual DVD ONF/NFB

Catalogue Number:  NFB528795
Producer:  National Film Board Of Canada
Producers:  Arthur Hammond, Kimmo Eklund, Michael May
Directors:  Jonny Silver
Producing Agencies:  National Film Board of Canada (Montreal), Office national du film du Canada (Montreal)
Subject:  Arts, Documentary, Music
Language:  English, French
Grade Level:  9 - 12
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1982
Running Time:  20:13

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A film featuring architect, sculptor, and musician Nobuo Kubota in a sound-sculpture performance. From within a cage-like structure filled with traditional musical instruments and sound-making devices fashioned from ordinary objects and toys, Kubota creates an aural/visual montage of musical notes and noises. Praised by music educators as a valuable tool for teaching creativity in sound exploration and musical innovation, the film reveals the infinite percussion possibilities of simple objects and presents a portrait of a versatile performer whose imagination has led him far beyond the confines of conventional music.

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