Episode #2908

Silent Films 2009, Part I

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Thursday, May 06, 2010

From the New Sounds Live Silent Film series at the World Financial Center, hear excerpts of live performances of new music for old silent films. Guitarist Gary Lucas plays his music to the surrealist film Entr'acte; Tom Nazziola leads the BQE Project in music for The Golem; and Jason Swinscoe and his Cinematic Orchestra play new music for Man With A Movie Camera.

PROGRAM # 2908, New Sounds Live Silent Film Series (First aired on Fri. 3/06/09)





Cinematic Orchestra

Live @ WFC, February 9-11, 2009

Swinscoe: Man With a Movie Camera, excerpt [13:00]

This performance not commercially available. DVDs and CDs available at

The BQE Project

Private CD

Nazziola: The Golem, excerpt [17:00]

This performance not commercially available. See for more info.

Gary Lucas


Entr’acte [18:00]

This performance not commercially available. Gary Lucas has a DVD available for purchase at his site:

Special Podcast: Haushcka Live (first aired on March 12, 2010)

For this New Sounds podcast, we'll hear music from Hauschka, also known as Volker Bertelmann. He's a German composer whose indie-chamber/post-rock music revolves around the sound of the prepared piano. He prepares our Steinway and plays live. That, and more.


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