Silent Movie Music
Peter urpeth composes and performs live to silent movies. In the last decade he has received seven major commissions for new scores to classic films, ranging from Nosferatu to The Passion of Joan of Arc via Nanook of The North.
An archive site with projects and reviews, featuring work up to January 2019, is available here
These three films are currently available for festival performances and for cinemas and arts centres.
Nanook of the North
This composition, a full length accompaniment to O’Flaherty’s iconic Nanook, is composed for two performers. Its premiere was given in 2016 at the Faclan Festival, An Lanntair, Stornoway with guitarist Mark Hewins.