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Film music

Margaret Duggan

by Margaret Duggan

Posted: 31 Oct 2014 @ 12:29

NO TINKLING piano, no coloured lights as the cinema organ rises into view, but a full cathedral organ to accompany the silent films in Bradford, now part of the West Yorkshire & the Dales diocese.

The assistant director of music at Bradford Cathedral, Jonathan Eyre, had the idea one evening in the pub last year after a choral evensong: why not show some of the old silent films, accompanied by the organ, as a fund-raiser for the Organ Appeal?

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