Austin, Want To See NOSFERATU With A Live Graham Reynolds Score? Sure You Do!
Halloween is almost here, ghosts and goblins, and with that comes a special event at the Alamo Drafthouse in Austin - local composer and bandleader Graham Reynolds, who worked with filmmakers duch as Richard Linklater, will be bringing his score to the classic Murnau silent film NOSFERATU on October 30, this Sunday. Here's a taste of what we're getting:
It's going to be a lot of fun, and tickets are available here at South Lamar for both 6:00 PM and 9:00 PM. The music will be played live by Reynolds and the Golden Arm Trio. Here's more information about Graham Reynolds:
Austin, Texas based composer-bandleader Graham Reynolds creates, performs, and records music for film, theater, dance, rock clubs and concert halls with collaborators ranging from Richard Linklater to DJ Spooky to the Austin Symphony Orchestra. As bandleader of the jazz-based but far reaching Golden Arm Trio, Reynolds has repeatedly toured the country and released three critically acclaimed albums. As Co-Artistic Director of Golden Hornet Project with Peter Stopschinski, Reynolds has produced more than fifty concerts of world-premier alt-classical music by more than sixty composers, as well as five symphonies, two concertos and countless chamber pieces of his own. Reynolds music has been heard through-out the world on TV, on stage, in films, and on radio, from HBO to Showtime, Cannes Film Festival to the Kennedy Center, and BBC to NPR. His score to the 2006 Robert Downey, Jr. feature "A Scanner Darkly" was named Best Soundtrack of the Decade by Cinema Retro magazine. His awards include the Lowe Music Theater Award, four Austin Critic’s Table awards, the John Bustin Award, an Amp Award, five Austin Chronicle Best Composer wins, a B. Iden Payne Award, Meet the Composer and Map grants, as well as support from the National Endowment for the Arts for several projects.
This sounds incredible, and I wish I could be there to see it, you lucky Austin so-and-sos. Seeing NOSFERATU on the big screen, with live music, is going to be an amazing experience.
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Oct. 28, 2011, 12:55 p.m. CST
Oct. 28, 2011, 12:55 p.m. CST
Thank you. Thank you so very much.
Oct. 28, 2011, 12:59 p.m. CST
I just had the pleasure of watching Nosferatu with pipe organ accompaniment. Very cool indeed. Even my five and seven year old got into it.
Oct. 28, 2011, 1:48 p.m. CST
...the movie will be played to a live orchestra tomorrow night using the original score written to accopany this movie. Where? Midway High School in Waco Texas...looks like fun.
Oct. 28, 2011, 1:49 p.m. CST
She did a good Nosferatu soundtrack
Oct. 28, 2011, 2:14 p.m. CST
Is that a Rhetorical question? Cool beans, but we don't all live in Texas. You should start a new section for all your local stuff :) Happy Halloween, and congrats Asimov for being first! what are your feelings on Star Trek 2: The Wrath of Asimov?
Oct. 28, 2011, 4:21 p.m. CST
by Wacky Packages
By the way, anyone ever notice how big Texas is? Even if you live in Texas this screening could be a 5 hour drive for you. What's the friggin point?
Oct. 28, 2011, 4:26 p.m. CST
by Wacky Packages
Oct. 28, 2011, 6:51 p.m. CST
by Fletch Gannon
but Baltimore is a little far from Texas. Anyway nice picture quality for a movie that came out in 1922! I thought at first that this was a recreation of the movie since the film quality was so good. I don't like the music though or at least their attempt to do the music...I think they could have gone with something more low and creepy for when he is entering into her room. Still if this was the original score then it's probably proper to go with it.
Oct. 28, 2011, 8:22 p.m. CST
Oct. 28, 2011, 8:48 p.m. CST
First at the old Drafthouse with music provided by the Brown Whorenet, and the second time with the rolling roadshow, on an outdoor screen at McKinney Falls. They had mics set up by the falls and any time there was a scene with water in it, they'd crank up the mics. I forget who the band was, but it was a cool way to see it.
Oct. 29, 2011, 3:51 a.m. CST
There's soemthing very cool and engaging in watching one of this silent movie classic with a life music playing, doesn't it? I guess that was whatpeople back in the day must have felt when they watched them.
Oct. 29, 2011, 3:52 a.m. CST
My feelings about Abrams Trek 2? Pure enjoyment. I'll love to watch the trainwreck that movie will be. I'll laught at it.
Oct. 29, 2011, 10:52 a.m. CST
Hey, if it works for OZ, why not NOS???
Oct. 29, 2011, 11:09 p.m. CST
...this film was actually Thursday night for my History of Film class (so glad I took it, I've seen Nosferatu, The Gold Rush, and Broken Blossoms all in the past few weeks). Horror movies owe their existence to Nosferatu and The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari. I would love to see ANY silent classic with a live orchestra playing the score
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