A new version of Dziga Vertov's masterpiece silent film "Man With a Movie Camera" with a brand new all-original score/soundtrack created by James Whetzel in 2014. Links to the soundtrack:
James Whetzel performs this soundtrack live with several instruments. To book a performance or to license the music contact: LicensedToWhetzel(at)gmail.com
The soundtrack has been performed with the film live twice. The first two performances occurred at SIFF Cinema Uptown in Seattle, WA, USA on March 13, 2014 and October 22nd, 2014.
Score composed, performed, produced and recorded by James Whetzel in Seattle, WA.
The soundtrack was mastered by Emch at Subatomic Sound in New York City.
"Man With a Movie Camera" was created in 1929 by Dziga Vertov, Mikhail Kaufman, and Elizaveta Svilova. It has been rated the "best documentary of all time," as well as the "8th best film of all time." James Whetzel's soundtrack is composed of 51 different pieces of music that rigorously follows the film. Instruments include sarod, electric sarod, analog synthesizers, accordion, mandolin, guitar, bass, tabla, darbouka, dhol, dholak, rumba box, talking drum, electronic beats, and 41 additional percussion instruments. http://www.jameswhetzel.com/