Joe Clark And Chad Mccullough Present 1922 HÄxan Silent Movie And Live Soundtrack at Cafe CODA
Posted by Cafe CODA on May 14, 2022
Sat, May 14, 2022
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Joe Clark & Chad McCullough present a live soundtrack to accompany the Benjamin Christansen's 1922 classic HÄXAN, celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the film's release, with a new score composed by Clark and McCullough featuring:
Joe Clark - conductor
Chad McCullough - trumpet
Jon Irabagon - sax
Dave Miller - guitar
Alvin Cobb Jr, - drums
Häxan (Swedish: [ˈhɛksan], "The Witch"; Danish: Heksen; English: The Witches; released in the US in 1968 as Witchcraft Through the Ages) is a 1922 silent horror essay film written and directed by Benjamin Christensen. Consisting partly of documentary-style storytelling as well as dramatized narrative sequences, the film charts the historical roots and superstitions surrounding witchcraft, beginning in the Middle Ages through the 20th century. Based partly on Christensen's own study of the Malleus Maleficarum, a 15th-century German guide for inquisitors, Häxan proposes that such witch hunts may have stemmed from misunderstandings of mental or neurological disorders, triggering mass hysteria....