Atlas Obscura: Keeping the Art of Silent Film Music Alive

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Atlas Obscura: Keeping the Art of Silent Film Music Alive

PostTue Jan 23, 2018 7:10 pm

https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/keeping-art-silent-film-music-alive-organ-cinema-comedy?utm_source=nitrateville.com&utm_medium=atlas-page

There's a great article (with photos) on Atlas Obscura today about silent film music, and Ben Model is one of the musicians interviewed...


Keeping the Art of Silent Film Music Alive
Nearly a century after talkies stole the show, composers, musicians, and audiences are still playing along.
by Jessica Leigh Hester January 23, 2018
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Re: Atlas Obscura: Keeping the Art of Silent Film Music Aliv

PostWed Jan 24, 2018 8:19 am

I like that they mentioned the crowd making corny jokes to each other during the screening. That really gives a glimpse of what it is like to watch these films together.
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Re: Atlas Obscura: Keeping the Art of Silent Film Music Aliv

PostSat Jan 27, 2018 3:56 pm

That’s nothin’! You should see what it’s like during the screenings at Mostly Lost! ;)

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