Paragon Ragtime OrchestraRick Benjamin, Conductor
An irresistible blend of music, architecture and film, this concert joins the leading exponents of turn-of-the-century American popular music, a classic Hollywood movie palace, and silent films from Hollywood’s princes of comedy. Film shorts of Buster Keaton (The Play House, 1921), Harold Lloyd (Get Out and Get Under, 1920) and Charlie Chaplin (Behind the Screen, 1916), are played with the original scores by a regulation orchestra of the period. “The music is incomparably sweet and stirring.
Official Website: http://dacamera.org/concert_info.php?products_id=131
Added by btmeacham on January 19, 2010