Tag Archives: Eugene Goossens

The spitting image

Why do people use music collections? The reasons may be a lot more varied than you might imagine. Most want to use them for the standard reasons – musical research or performance; but increasingly they’re also used across other subject … Continue reading

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Sound and silence

In my last post Can you hear the music? I wrote about the use of music in the screening of silent films, and mentioned the silent film scores for The epic of Everest  and for the opening night of the … Continue reading

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Can you hear the music?

I’ve recently been cataloguing a silent film score. Yes – you did read that correctly; odd as it sounds music played a huge part in silent films. Most cinemas had their own orchestra or instrumental ensemble, with only the smallest or most … Continue reading

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