Catalog

Silent Film Compositions

Buster Keaton’s *Go West* (1925) (69 minutes), New score premiere for the Webster University Film Series’ “Completely Keaton,” 2007

F.W. Murnau’s *The Last Laugh* (1924) (101 minutes), Newl score premiere for the Webster University Film Series’ “Wild Wild Weimar,” 2008

Buster Keaton’s *The High Sign* (1921) (21 minutes), New score premiere in St. Louis, 2008

Sergei Eisenstein’s *Strike* (1925) (82 minutes), New score premiere for the Webster University Film Series’ “Kino Pravda,” 2009

F.W. Murnau’s *Nosferatu* (1922) (94 minutes), New score premiere for Vanderbilt University’s International Lens Film Series, 2009

Benjamin Christensen’s *Häxan* (1922) (104 minutes), New score premiere for the St. Louis International Film Festival, 2010

Buster Keaton’s *The Goat* (1921) (27 minutes), New score premiere for Lee Expressive Arts Elementary, 2011

Ernst Lubitsch’s *The Wild Cat* (1921) (82 minutes), New score premiere for the St. Louis International Film Festival, 2011

Buster Keaton’s *The Balloonatic* (1923) (22 minutes), New score premiere for Lee Expressive Arts Elementary, 2012

*Twelve Short Scores for Georges Méliès: The Card Party, The Vanishing Lady, The Haunted Castle, The Temptation of St. Anthony, The Devil in a Convent, The Pillar of Fire, The One-Man Band, The Man with the Rubber Head, The Melomaniac, The Kingdom of the Fairies, The Impossible Voyage, The Merry Frolics of Satan*, New scored premiere for the St. Louis Classic French Film Festival, 2012 

   Erich Von Stroheim’s *Greed* (1924) (140 minutes). Premiered original score 2013

Harold Lloyd’s *The Freshman* (1925) (76 minutes), and *The Marathon* (1919) (10 minutes). New score premiere for the St. Louis International Film Festival, 2014

Tod Browning’s *The Unknown* (1927) (63 minutes). Premiered original score 2015

Carl Theodore Dreyer’s *The Passion of Joan of Arc* (1928) (114 minutes) Premiered original score 2016

Fritz Lang’s *Destiny* (1921) (94 minutes), new score premiere for the St. Louis International Film Festival, 2017.

Hans Richter’s *Ghosts Before Breakfast* (1928) (6 minutes). Premiered original score 2017

Lois Weber’s *The Blot* (1921) (91 minutes). Premiered original score 2017

Germaine Dulac’s *The Cigarette* (1919) (51 minutes). Premiered original score 2018

Germain Dulac’s *The Smiling Madame Beudet* (1923) (6 minutes). Premiered original score 2018

Alan Dwan’s *The Halfbreed* (1916) (73 minutes). Premiered original score 2018

Contemporary Film Soundtrack Composition and Recording

Employing a compositional ethic similar to a doctor’s Hippocratic Oath of “first do no harm,” the R&P MPO’s soundtrack composition and recording work seeks to support and enhance contemporary filmmakers’ visions without overwhelming them. Examples of the R&P MPO’s contemporary film soundtrack compositions and recordings include:

Aaron Crozier’s Grumboon (2002) (xx minutes), winner of the the St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase Audience Award, 2003

Doug Whyte’s Silver Spurs (2007) (Documentary, xx minutes), http://www.fullmindfilms.com/spur/index.html

Chris Grega’s Rhineland (2008) (xx minutes)

Cody Stokes’ Heartland Transport (2009) (Documentary, xx minutes)

Exhibits

Louisiana Purchase (composed and recorded scores for films and slideshows in the Missouri History Museum exhibit, opening October 2015)

250 in 250 (composed and recorded scores for films and slideshows in the Missouri History Museum exhibit, Feb. 2014-Feb. 2015)

Monsanto House of the Future (composition and live performance  alongside narrator and film by US English, as part of St. Louis Marfa Dialogues 2014)

   Theatre

Twelfth Night (Shakespeare Festival St. Louis’ 2013 production)

      Family of Kings (Shakespeare Festival St. Louis’ 2014 educational tour)

      A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Shakespeare Festival St. Louis’ 2016 production)

      The Winter’s Tale (Shakespeare Festival St. Louis’ 2017 production)