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Sound and silence

11 September 2007

A new music score by Jean Hasse (MA 2006) will accompany two screenings of the magnificent 1926 silent film, Faust.

A new music score by Jean Hasse (MA 2006) will accompany two screenings of the magnificent 1926 silent film, Faust. The premier will take place at the Victoria Rooms, Bristol on 13 October 2007, and a second performance will take place at the Barbican, London on 21 October 2007 as part of its Silent Film and Live Music series.

The film is based on the dramas of Christopher Marlowe and Goethe and the music, played by the 20-strong South West Ensemble, mirrors the film’s emotions and key events in the story line. In the tradition of live music with silent film, the performances will also include several sections of improvisation.

Jean is a Bristol-based American composer, performer, music editor and publisher. Her pieces have been heard in major concert halls and at festivals around the world. She also teaches composition at the University.

For more information see www.visible-music.com/faustinfo.htm