For the Criterion Collection DVD and blu-ray release of HEAVEN'S GATE (1980), I interviewed musician/composer David Mansfield about his work on the soundtrack for Michael Cimino's epic Western. He graciously brought along his violin to our New York office, and played this beautiful rendition of the "Heaven's Gate Waltz" for us. The interview appears on the DVD and blu-ray, but this performance does not.
This performance was filmed on June 15, 2012, on a Canon C300. It's an early, lower-res edit that differs slightly from the final version hosted here: