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Strike and Alloy Orchestra: Silent Film, Live Musical Score

October 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Free

The University of Alabama’s Sonic Frontiers concert series presents its first concert of the 2018-2019 season on Tuesday, October 30th at 7:30 pm. Alloy Orchestra will perform an original score to Sergei Eisenstein’s first full-length feature film, Strike (1925)

 

Strike and Alloy Orchestra: Silent Film, Live Musical Score

Tuesday, October 30th, 7:30 PM
Bama Theatre
600 Greensboro Avenue
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

Free Admission

Alloy Orchestra composes and performs original scores to accompany classic silent films. Their unusual combination of found percussion and state-of-the-art electronics gives the Orchestra the ability to create any sound imaginable.

 

Performing at prestigious film festivals and cultural centers in the US and abroad (The San Francisco Silent Film Festival, The Telluride Film Festival, The Louvre, Lincoln Center, The Academy of Motion Pictures, the National Gallery of Art and others), Alloy has helped revive some of the great masterpieces of the silent era.

 

“The best in the world at accompanying silent films.” Roger Ebert

 

The Alloy Orchestra began scoring films in 1991 with Fritz Lang’s Metropolis. In the intervening years, the group has written scores for 32 feature length film presentations. Alloy has premiered their new scores at the Telluride Film Festival in Colorado, the San Francisco Silent film Festival, the New York Film Festival and others.

 

Alloy Orchestra is:

Terry Donahue – Junk percussion, musical saw, accordion

Ken Winokur – Director, percussion, clarinet

Roger C. Miller – Keyboard

 

 

Cost

Free

Details

Date:
October 30
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Venue

Bama Theatre
600 Greensboro Avenue
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 United States

Organizer

Andrew Dewar