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Imbroglio Sextet: The 2015 Documentary
The Imbroglio Sextet’s Texas/Louisiana of 2015 included a fantastic mix of mirth, friendship, and music. This half-hour documentary tells the stories of their adventures which included a few, well, imbroglios) and delves into the cause that brought them all together. Imbroglio 2015 Tour Lineup: Salvador Contreras (Pamplona, Spain) - clarinet Javier Navascues (Pamplona, Spain) – cello Cara Pollard (Fort Worth, Texas) - trumpet Sydney Guillaume (Haiti/Los Angeles) - conductor/composer Lucia Nuin (Pamplona, Spain) - viola David Otto (Huesca, Spain) - violin Katie von Braun (San Francisco/Michigan) - violin Film created by Dave French and Rush Olson. Subscribe to their Mint Farm Films YouTube channel to see more of their work.
Imbroglio Sextet: Select Performances
The Imbroglio Sextet offers a unique classically-based sound. The group consists of a string quartet with a clarinet and a trumpet. They're all excellent players and a lot of fun. This video combines performance footage with short interview segments from an upcoming documentary about the group.
Tango and Fluttr
The composition : Tango + Fluttr The movie : Cinderella (1914) Production information from : https://archive.org/details/Cinderella1914_201312 (compiled by http://silent-hall-of-fame.org/) Additional information can be found here : http://moviessilently.com/2014/09/09/cinderella-1914-a-silent-film-review/ You probably know the story here, based on the book by Charles Perrault. A young lady gets treated poorly by her stepmom and stepsisters. She doesn’t get to go to the ball until a fairy godmother magically intervenes. The spell runs out at midnight, Cinderella leaves a shoe that a smitten price uses to find her, and they marry. Famous Players Film Company and Paramount Pictures issued the original 52-minute version on December 28, 1914. James Kirkwood directed perhaps the biggest star of her day, Mary Pickford. Her then-husband Owen Moore appeared as the Prince. Imbroglio Sextet performs original works, and composer Brandon Brown’s 4 Movements for a Film Projector inspired trumpeter Cara Pollard to commission video accompaniment for it. The result was a reimagining of three silent films, re-edited with humorous modern intertitles. The footage comes from the early days of cinema via archive.org (where you can watch the complete films) and is in the public domain. All music composed by Brandon Brown. New editing and intertitles by Rush Olson Creative & Sports and Ludisian Legion Entertainment.
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