“Nanook of the North” with Live Soundtrack by the Silent Film Ensemble

The Silent Film Ensemble composes and performs original soundtracks to films of the Silent Era. The group uses varied instrumentation from the classical period to present day, and employ a variety of musical styles, from minimalism to musique concrète. Since its inception in 2008 the ensemble has performed their original compositions to over a dozen different films, including Carl Dryer’s “Passion of Joan of Arc,” Dziga Vertov’s “Man with a Movie Camera,” and F.W. Murnau’s “Faust.”