A podcast from renowned silent film accompanist/historian Ben Model covering the techniques of creating and performing live scores to silent films, as well as a discussion of the language of silent cinema. Find what goes on in the mind of a silent film accompanist before, during and after playing for a show. Learn about the aesthetics of silent filmmaking and storytelling language.
I know, I know...haven't posted in a long time. This is gonna be a quickie, 'cause I'm running off to Culpeper and D.C. for a weekend of shows. Steamboat Bill Jr at the LOC Packard Campus theater in Culpeper VA on Sat 7/25 and The Gaucho at the NGA on Sun 7/26. It's a restored U.A. feature weekend!
Here's a link to a real nice article in the Culpeper newspaper that I was interviewed for. Click here to read it.