ep. 42: End of the Year 2021 Recap – Part 1

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بواسطة Ben Model، اكتشفه Player FM ومجتمعنا ـ حقوق الطبع والنشر مملوكة للناشر وليس لـPlayer FM، والصوت يبث مباشرة من خوادمه. اضغط زر الاشتراك لمتابعة التحديثات في Player FM، أو ألصق رابط التغذية الراجعة في أي تطبيق بودكاست آخر.
"End of the Year 2021 Recap" – in the first half of this 2-parter, Ben Model recaps the past pandemic year of silent film live-streaming, rediscovering the meaning of providing entertainment for fans, the return to in-person accompaniments, and ponders the future of the silent movie virtual cinema. Episode 42 Show Notes: Live shows return in early summer; re-adjustment to in-person performance; getting to leave the house; no longer having to be “the booth” as with the Silent Comedy Watch Party; variations among keyboard instruments - need for flexibility; meeting fans of the SCWP - Wearing the MerchandiseMusic Interlude - Metropolis on the Estey pipe organ at Episilon Spires in Brattleboro, VT, August 30, 2021What the Silent Comedy Watch Party means to its viewers: a respite, some laughter, and an anchor to the week; comparison to Bob Hope entertaining the troops; no longer just another film show; with all the difficulty in pulling the SCWP off, the audience counts on the show; that appointment is an emotional responsibility; shout-out to Marlene Weisman for the SCWP logoUnderwriting Announcement from Undercrank Productions: Marcel Perez Volume 2Live-Streaming at Arthouse theaters and elsewhere in 2021 and beyond: plans to continue live-streaming with Cinema Arts Centre, Huntington, L.I., NY; Dylan Skolnick, Co-Director; many theaters want to return to in-person only; future of digital performance in live theatre is in doubt; Ben’s feeling of responsibility to the new audience who has just discovered the difference live music makes in the enjoyment of silent film, and believes in the future of live-streaming; programming “the PD Classics” (Shirley Hughes, Toronto Silent Film Festival)Music Interlude - Our Hospitality at the Museum of Modern Art, July 2021Sign-offs

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