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Screening of silent film will not be so quiet
Screening of silent film will not be so quiet

The Columbia Orchestra's first commissioned score provides new music for an old movie. It commissioned Washington, D.C.-based composer Andrew Earle Simpson to compose a score for Buster Keaton's 1920 silent film "One Week." This score's world premiere accompanies a screening of the film on Saturday, Jan. 31, at 7:30 p.m., at the Jim Rouse Theatre at Wilde Lake High School. The 20-minute-long "One Week" promises to be a highlight of a concert program that also includes three pieces of classical music that Columbia Orchestra music director Jason Love said have "a strong visual element." In "One Week," Keaton plays a just-married...

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