Shadow Play

Posted: November 16, 2011 in News

Shadow Play: A Silent Film Sound Lab, Fall/Winter 2011

7-9 pm
Auris Lecture

University of Aberdeen

All events are free and open to the public

Shadow Play is a series of events exploring the combination of early silent film with contemporary music. Sessions will include an interactive “sound box” which allows audience members to create their own soundtracks, as well as music that has been composed specifically for these events.

November 24
Silence and a Sound Box
A selection of RW Paul Shorts (1895-1908)

December 1
The Dying Swan (Yevgenii Bauer, Russia 1915)
Ménilmontant (Dmitri Kirsanoff, France 1926)
Orphans (Ross Whyte, 2011)

December 8
The Adventures of Prince Achmed (Lotte Reiniger, Germany 1926)

December 15
Piccadilly (E. A. Dupont, England 1929)

For further details please contact Ross Whyte ( or Katherine Groo (



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