SURF AND SEAWEED
revived Marc Blitzstein 1931 music score

by Ralph STEINER
1929-1930 / 35mm / b&w / sound / 1S / 13' 00




Marc Blitzstein’s original chamber music score was prepared by the composer under commission by Alma Wertheimer for the 1931 Coplan/Sessions’ "Film and Music" program at the Broardhurst Theatre, NYC.


“Steiner is interested in film’s capacity to invigorate everyday sight, to alert viewers to the simple, magical visual pleasures available in nearly any circumstance. The film is divided into sequences that focus on specific kinds of imagery in and around ocean surf.” —Scott MacDonald

Music composed and originally peformed 1931 by Marc Biltzstein

Realized and Performed 2005 by Eric Beheim

Courtesy:
Ralph Steiner, Boosey and Hawkes, Marc Blitzstein Paper Collection, Wisconsin State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Estate of Marc Blitzstein
Unseen Cinema: Early American Avant-Garde Film 1893-1941

1 PRINT IN DISTRIBUTION


distribution format Digital file on server
screen 4/3 (single screen)
speed 29,976 fps
sound sound
rental fee 45,00 €