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Voxare Meets the Man with a Movie Camera -- Trailer
Seeded by voxare on 4 Dec 2012
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Author: VoxareQuartet
NEW YORK TIMES PRAISE: "With rustic melodies made edgy through piquant harmonies, and in passages of turbulent mechanical chugging, the music neatly corresponded to Vertov's jumpy barrage of images. The members of the quartet, seated in darkness to one side of the stage, played with precision and passion." In this landmark project, the Voxare String Quartet has chosen, coordinated, and performed live music to accompany Dziga Vertov's silent masterpiece, The Man with a Movie Camera. Voted by the BFI as the 8th greatest film of all time, Voxare brings the film to a new level of excitement and engagement. Soviet-era music to accompany the film includes works by Shostakovich, Prokofiev, Mosolov, and Stravinsky. The New York Times wrote about this project, "With rustic melodies made edgy through piquant harmonies, and in passages of turbulent mechanical chugging, the music neatly corresponded to Vertov's jumpy barrage of images. The members of the quartet, seated in darkness to one side