Film improvisation explained at the 2019 East of England Organ Day

The heyday of the silent movie - Harold Lloyd in His Royal Slyness | picture Hal Roach/Pathe The 2019 East of England Organ Day celebrates the world of film in May, with concerts of cinematic repertoire for the organ, and improvisations, featuring the majestic 1933 Hill Norman & Beard organ in the Chapel of the Royal Hospital School, Holbrook, in Suffolk. School organist David Pickthall is a renowned improviser.  At the piano he will create live, spontaneous soundtracks to two short Harold Lloyd films: His Royal Slyness (1920) (an American book salesman impersonates a prince at…

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