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Anders Hillborg
Vaporised Tivoli
für großes Ensemble

Richard Ayres
Strand
Film: Paul Barritt
Kompositionsauftrag von ACHT BRÜCKEN | Musik für Köln
Uraufführung

Guy MaddinEvan JohnsonGalen Johnson
Stump the Guesser
Canada 2020, mit: Adam Brooks, Stephanie Berrington, Brent Neale
Der Film wird zweimal gezeigt, jeweils begleitet durch die Uraufführung einer Stummfilmmusik

Anthony Cheung
Musik zum Stummfilm "Stump the Guesser"
für Ensemble
Kompositionsauftrag von ACHT BRÜCKEN | Musik für Köln
Uraufführung

Nina Šenk
Musik zum Stummfilm "Stump the Guesser"
für Ensemble
Kompositionsauftrag von ACHT BRÜCKEN | Musik für Köln
Uraufführung


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Camille Saint-Saëns is considered the first musician to have written an original composition for a film. That was in 1908. Ever since, film and music have enjoyed a symbiotic relationship of mutual inspiration. It is also a very open relationship, as the young Slovene Nina Šenk and her colleague Anthony Cheung from San Francisco will demonstrate. Both have composed a score to accompany the silent movie Stump the Guesser by the Canadian avant-garde filmmaker Guy Maddin and the brothers Evan and Galen Johnson. A crude fantasy story with a retro look about a carney who wants to disprove Mendel’s genetics so that he might marry his sister. Could things get more grotesque? Funnier? Perhaps in the world premiere of Strand by the British composer Richard Ayres and the animated filmmaker Paul Barritt? As the Swede Anders Hillborg warns, it is very difficult to set humour to music. "Often, it simply seems ridiculous. But that doesn’t keep me from trying." Fortunately – as his Vaporised Tivoli once again proves. And luckily, he is not the only one.