Recorded at Momo in London
Wurlitza are a critically acclaimed five piece band from South East Cornwall who add live soundtracks to silent films in a way that is completely unique.
Their wide ranging repertoire includes original, pop, contemporary, classical, jazz and klezmer music.
Expect the unexpected!
Wurlitza add a modern twist to silent film accompaniment by adding music that will be familiar, but arranged in a way that is novel and fresh.
The soundtrack to A Cottage in Dartmoor includes classical pieces by Mozart, Chopin and Villa Lobos, alongside jazz and pop songs from Serge Gainsbourgh, Blondie, Buddy Holly and Coldplay.
A Cottage on Dartmoor is a thriller of love, jealousy and hairdressing.
Made in 1929 by the young Anthony Asquith, this film explores the latest craze to have been hitting the cinemas; the talkies.
One of the last silent films to be made, this is early British cinema at its best.
Tickets £10 (concessions £8) from 01326 341353 or online from www.tolmencentre.co.ukBook Online
Nominated for this year’s Mercury Music Prize the Portico Quartet play melodic, rhythmic music that mixes the inspiration of Philip Glass and Steve Reich with a very contemporary kind of improvisation – engagingly chiming themes delivered by steel pan-like Hang drums, saxophone and bass. “A singular talented outfit, pivoting on a beautifully lithe rhythm section and foregrounding Jack Wyllie’s fluent saxophone to a meditative and mesmerising effect ” Time Out Tickets £8, £7 Children £4
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The well-known Loveny Male Voice Choir is coming to the Tolmen Centre.
Melanie Uren will be their guest soloist.
In aid of the Twinning Association
Tickets £7.50. Phone 01326 250769.