Kōrero: Orchestras

Palmerston North cinema orchestra

Palmerston North cinema orchestra

The advent of silent movies created opportunities for musicians, who provided accompanying music. Sometimes a piano player was the sole accompanist, but small ensembles were formed as well. This group of musicians played at the Kosy and Palace theatres in Palmerston North in the 1920s.

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Palmerston North City Library
Reference: 2007N_Mus3_GRO_1079

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Peter Walls, 'Orchestras - The first professional orchestras', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/44502/palmerston-north-cinema-orchestra (accessed 21 February 2020)

He kōrero nā Peter Walls, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014