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HarmonieBand is a three piece ensemble specialising in the presentation of specially composed scores by Paul Robinson to silent films. Originally formed in 1985 , HarmonieBand have performed at all the major art centres, cinemas and film festivals in the UK and Europe. These include trips to  Pordenone,Berlin, Dresden,three tours of Holland, the Cambridge Film Festival, annual appearances at the Barbican and numerous regional film theatres. In 2007 HarmonieBand was invited to join the Hilliard Ensemble with a new score by Paul Robinson for Dreyer's "Jeanne D'Arc" The score was presented in the Wroclaw Opera House and recorded for Polish TV

​The ensemble is dedicated to live performances of composed scores for silent movies and with judicious employment of backing tracks, makes an orchestral sound as a backdrop to the three live players on saxophones, viola and accordion.

Coming Soon: (Details tbc)

 

'Underground' Anthony Asquith 1928. Chichester International Film Festival

St John's Chapel Sunday August 18th, evening.

'Le Sang d'un Poete' Jean Cocteau 1932. Barbican Cinema 1 Sunday September 22nd, matinee 

 

The General’ Buster Keaton 1927. Village Cinema Hurstpierpoint, Tuesday September 24th, evening

'Le Sang d'un Poete' Jean Cocteau 1932. Duke of Yorks Cinema Brighton Sunday September 29th, time tbc

 

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                   HarmonieBand with The Hilliard Ensemble -Wroclaw Opera House 2007

Site last updated June 2024

        Dai pritchard                                        paul robinson                    Kim Mackrell

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