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Play Me a Movie: Piano Music to Accompany Silent Movie Scenes

Play Me a Movie: Piano Music to Accompany Silent Movie Scenes

How does a storm at sea sound? A villain’s entrance? Tender, sentimental love? The silent-movie pianists at neighborhood theaters matched music to the action on the screen—sometimes without even having previewed the film. Abraham Lass fondly remembers and performs the repertoire he composed in the 1920s.

Track Listing

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Storm at Sea Abraham Harold Lass 1:10
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Came the Dawn Abraham Harold Lass 1:35
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Indians!!! Abraham Harold Lass 1:32
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Tranquility Abraham Harold Lass 1:44
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Dancing Abraham Harold Lass 1:30
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Out into the Storm - Go and Darken My Door No More Abraham Harold Lass 1:41
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An Eighteenth-Century Formal Ball Abraham Harold Lass 1:30
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Tender, Sentimental Love Abraham Harold Lass 1:52
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Enter the Villain Abraham Harold Lass 1:20
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Sleep, My Child Abraham Harold Lass 2:03
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Newsreel Shots Abraham Harold Lass 1:53
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Rescued!! Abraham Harold Lass 1:28
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Poignant Grief and Anguish Abraham Harold Lass 1:53
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The Light Fantastic Toe Abraham Harold Lass 1:42
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A Civil War Scene Abraham Harold Lass 2:43
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Horses! Horses! Horses! Abraham Harold Lass 0:56
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Far Away from Home Abraham Harold Lass 1:56
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A Funeral Procession Abraham Harold Lass 1:21
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The Gay '90's - The Gay Nineties Abraham Harold Lass 2:17
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