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Title Trimpin [videorecording] : the sound of invention / a Participant Observer film ; a film by Peter Esmonde ; produced and directed by Peter Esmonde.

Imprint San Francisco, CA : Participant Observer : distributed by Microcinema International, c2011.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Storage DVD    TRIM TRI    Available
Description 1 videodisc (77 min.) : sd, col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.
Title from container.
Special features: deleted scenes; blueprints gallery; posters.
Credits Cinematography, Peter Peter Esmonde, Gabriel Miller, Nick Doob ; editor, Rick Tejada-Flores ; music, Trimpin, Kronos Quartet, Conlon Nancarrow.
Summary "The sound of invention explores the wild imagination of a unique creative genius ... Trimpin experiments with the renowned Kronos Quartet on a variety of toy and homemade instruments; uses giant marimbas and xylophones to create music from earthquake data; designs a 'perpetual motion' machine in a glass foundry; and builds a 60-foot tower of self-tuning electric guitars"--Container.
System Details DVD, all regions, full screen presentation ; stereo., surround 5.1.
Language English and German dialogue with English subtitles.
Subject Trimpin, 1951-
Musical instrument makers -- Germany.
Musical instrument makers -- United States.
Sound installations (Art)
Avant-garde (Music)
Electronic music.
Music -- 21st century.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Biographical films.
Added Author Esmonde, Peter. Cinematographer. Director. Producer.
Trimpin, 1951- Interviewee. Composer. Performer.
Nancarrow, Conlon, 1912-1997. Composer. Performer.
Kronos Quartet. Performer.
Participant Observer (Firm) Producer. Distributor.
Microcinema, Inc. Distributor.
Added Title Sound of invention
Standard No. 880198126795
Music No. MC-1267 Microcinema International

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