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Music for the Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

Written in:
1984
Duration:
6'
Instrumentation:
flute(+alto flute), oboe, Bb clarinet(+bass cl.), piano and harpsichord, violin, viola, cello.
Commisioned by

Written for a fragment of the silent movie.

Premiere

Premiered in August 1984 at Dartington Summer School, by Gemini, conducted by Peter Weigold.

Programme Note

This score was written as an exercise on writing film music at Dartington Summer School in 1984. The film was the 1920s German expressionist film directed by Robert Wiene and it was played live with the film.