Re: [thewire] Re: documentary sound resources
- re film/music lovers/cross overs
alex, where you are right, you a re right!
on 31/8/00 3:32 am, trommer at trommer@... wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> Thanks for the tip off re Glenn Gould's 'The Idea of North'. The film
>> 'Thirty two short films about Glenn Gould' has a few minutes of this radio
>> doco aswell as a similar piece based on overheard voices in a truckstop.
>>> As this page notes, he regarded his raw material
>>> as a composer would his musical notes.
>> The short snatch of 'North' in the 'Thirty two short films' is excellent as
>> a composition and sits interestingly within the context of Gould's piano
>> style and repertoire which makes up the bulk of the film's musical content.
>> The truckstop sequence further ties in the volume and prominence of the
>> multiple conversations in the mix to the the shifting focus of
>> attentiveness on the part of the actor playing Gould on screen. Well shot,
>> edited and mixed it's a brilliant comment on the fine boundary between
>> active listening and composition.
>> BTW does anyone know if there are any audio samples on the net (mp3,
>> realplayer, whatever) of 'North' or any other of Glenn Gould's radio docos.
>> Also, any tip off's re related films would be much appreciated.
> the cbc is a great resource for glenn gould-related stuff (they also put
> out 'the solitude trilogy' on 3CD...includes 'the idea of north'...)
> try www.cbc.ca
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