• Short Summary

    New contemporary music from France.

  • Description

    Paris, France.

    Title in French reads 'Musiques d'Aujourd 'hui'.

    CU. High voltage sign. Various shots of massive electronic computer in action. CU. List of numbers comes out of the computer. Two quirky men playing piano with list of numbers used as music sheets. Various shots of the two men in a garden lifting microphone in the air to record birds singing. Men walk in a house. Various shots of various strange music instruments, recording equipment and sound editing system in a room - recording studio. Men record various sounds - newspaper being ripped, turntable spinning, rope playing etc. Various shots of the quirky type of cuckoo clock with hands flying around everywhere. The clock eventually blows up.

    (F.G.comb)

    Date found in the old record - 22/11/1961.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2611.32
    Media URN:
    77998
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:49:00 / 01:55:21:00
    Canister:
    UN 3567 F

Comments (1)

  1. samartzis says

    This film features the highly regarded musique concrete composer Luc Ferrari.

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