“The Knight’s Bridge” Music by Roman Benedict with Lyrics by Tamsin Collison Eligible Princess seeks Perfect Knight for Fairytale Ending. Performer: Anya Hamilton Pianist: Freddie Tapner Written as part of the Iris Theatre Workin Process Blind Date scheme, performed at … Read More
And used the word ‘chunk’ as a real-life composer. Not a great quality video, and I’m certainly a scruff, but nice to keep these things somewhere. The piece we are talking about can be found elsewhere on this site.
This series (The Horne Section) is being repeated on BBC Radio 4 at the moment, and this segment was recorded as a video, probably because it is so visually and technically impressive. Transferable skills! Enjoy, see you next week!
Two short but excellent videos from the Royal Shakespeare company about the composition and preparation for music for the stage. Enjoy.
People seem to have forgotten how big the vuvuzela was for the few short weeks in June 2010. I particularly loved this veideo because of: The novel use of instruments in a musical setting. The completely deadpan delivery. The calibre … Read More
Two videos today: the first is about the process of composing and developing the music for the smash play at the UK’s National Theatre (and later around the world) Warhorse: And the second one reveals the process of designing sound … Read More
This video can’t be embedded, but I urge you to go have a look on the national theatre website. This is the introduction to a whole section of videos about the music that goes on in the National Theatre in … Read More
I heard this years ago on an old cassette tape that someone gave me as a birthday present, and it just blew me away. It is so silly, and so unusual, but still has an incredibly clever musicological streak running … Read More
This week’s video isn’t strictly about straight theatre, but it gives a good insight into the lives of those who play music in theatrical settings. via the Really Useful Website backstage blogs