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VCS Radio Symphony - Musical Abstraction Project:

Dwinell Grant's movie, Themis (1940)

About the project -- As the coronavirus shelter-in-place has disrupted our regular orchestra classes and rehearsals, we've had to look for unique ways to find creative outlets for our excellent students. I've asked each of them to create a musical score to Dwinell Grant's abstract silent film, Themis. It consists of digital background loops and an abstract improvised solo representing what they saw on the screen. We got some cool results