SCRATCH

by Christoph GIRARDET
2001 / Betacam SP / color-b&w / sound / 1S / 4' 45

A montage of record players and gramophones from various films. Original sound has been replaced by the sound of scratches, similar to grooves in unplayed records. Single rotations of the records are repeated over and over and the barely perceptible cuts create skips on the records (which not appear in the original version). The record player's almost identical number of rotations creates a rhythmic structure, the total length of which corresponds to the average length of a piece of music.

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distribution format Digital file on server (PAL)
screen 4/3 (single screen)
speed 25 fps
sound sound
rental fee 50,00 €

distribution format DCP on server (PAL)
screen 4/3 (single screen)
speed 25 fps
sound sound
rental fee 50,00 €