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Gutterdammerung -Preview

On Thursday 12th November 2015, I went to the live preview for fans of Gütterdammerung, self proclaimed as a “dark fairytale” and the “loudest silent movie on earth”. 799 more words


Safety Last!

I bet you’re all wondering what I look like when I’m playing the flute! Here’s your chance.
This is also your chance to hear me introduce music using my hoitiest-toitiest voice, which is very important when introducing highbrow cultural activities in Australia. 463 more words

Music Teaching

Review of Edmund Aldhouse accompanying the silent movie in Ely Cathedral on Friday 23rd October 2015

On entering Ely Cathedral for my first silent movie in that magnificent building, the atmosphere was both warm and inviting. I was certainly looking forward to a grand night at the movies, with musical genius, Edmund Aldhouse, accompanying on that splendid Ely Cathedral organ. 285 more words

City Lights

Released:  1931

Cast:  Charlie Chaplin, Virginia Cherrill, Florence Lee, Harry Myers

SUMMARY:  In an unnamed city, a new monument is unveiled during a public ceremony.  To the surprise of the crowd, The Tramp (Charlie Chaplin) is sleeping on one of the figures in the statue.  1,510 more words

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

Wes Anderson and his composition

Wes Anderson (Wesley Wales “Wes” Anderson) is an american director, who has a very distinctive visual style, which can be relevant in a silent film where the story is told through the visual elements only. 128 more words

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