"STRANGE PARADISE" - directed by Spencer SlishmanSelection of videos from the recording session of the score. Composed and orchestrated by Massimo Sammi Emily DeVault - Piano Budapest Scoring Orchestra (12 first violins, 10 second violins, 7 violas, 8 cellos and 4 basses) Mixed by Matt LaPoint Mastered by Toby Mountain at Northeastern Digital Videos by Massimo Sammi 1M1 OPENING TITLES 1M2 FRANK ARRIVES 1M3 HANNAH'S ROOM 1M10 EPILOGUE
SHORTSTHE HUNTER AND THE SWAN DISCUSS THEIR MEETINGDirected by Emily Carmichael. Official Selection Sundance Film Festival 2011. A Brooklyn couple have dinner with a hunter and his girlfriend, a magical swan woman. It doesn't go well. IN LOVING MEMORYDirected by Alex Peacher. A commentary on memory and the grieving process directed by Alex Peacher. SOMETHING BETTERDirected by Kevin Tran. A narrative short about the mid-life crisis of an American family. LIGHT DREAMS INSIDE OUTDirected by Graciela Cassel
This composition starts with a rhumba feel in minor key progression, developing into a 3/4 "organ trio" style modal solo section and ending in a "sarabande" over an ostinato pedal, back in rhumba feel.
Instrumentation: 5 reeds, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, 1 bass trombone, guitar, piano, bass, and drums
Solos: tenor 1
Reed doubles: 1. Clar. / 2. - / 3. Flute / 4. - / 5. -