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Tuba #117167

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 05, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Interlochen, Michigan: Beth Nissen) Dying out of low brass instruments like the tuba featured; scenes shown of kids playing these instruments. [Tuba student Kit BURKE - comments.] [University of Michigan band director Eric BECHER, Interlochen music group spokesperson Edward DOWNING - worry about tuba shortages.] [Tubist Harvey PHILLIPS - says tuba is expensive.] Impact of school music program cutbacks on tuba player development noted. [Tubist Ray. STEWART - comments.] [BURKE - comments on tuba's role.] John Philip Sousa's "Stars and Stripes" played with and without tubas.

Jennings, Peter;
Nissen, Beth

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