Silent Film Music by Ben Model
About This Show
A blog and/or podcast about what goes on in the mind of a silent film accompanist before, during and after playing for a show. Hear reports from shows, insights on how to approach silent film scoring, plus live performance recordings.
Most Recent Episode
ep. 25: performances in Tromsø, mood demos, universality of laughs, fitting hits to music (or not), "Diane" in reel 5
4 days ago
Welcome and intro - "Silent Film Days" in Tromsø, Norway - demonstrating musical moods for 5th graders - the universality of silent comedy - recording of score for One Week for students - making underscoring fit physical actions in an unobtrusive way - performance recording ofexcerpt from score for L&H in From Soup To Nuts - waiting for just the right moment for the first instance of a love theme - excerpt from performance of Borzage's Seventh Heaven - upcoming DVD release and project info - signoff and thank you. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes or Stitcher; please consider supporting the podcast at Patreon.