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Orgue Mystique, L’ And ‘The Mystic Image’

Synopsis
Conversations with the artist Tom Walker about ‘The Mystic Image’, his pictures inspired by the music of Charles Tournemire. Dr Alan Williams of Manchester University and Tom Walker discuss nine of the artist’s 51 triptychs celebrating ‘L’Orgue Mystique’, Tournemire’s great liturgical organ cycle and the corresponding sources which have inspired both composer and artist alike. Combining the organ playing of David Ollosson, details film of the pictures, rare archive photographs of the composer and contemporary colour photography of significant locations, the programme provides unique insights into the relationship between music and painting and a glimpse into the world of a remarkable composer.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 67 min.
Year of production
1990
Availability
Sale
Documentation
Accompanying notes.
Subjects
Art; Music
Keywords
organs - musical instruments; paintings; Tournemire, Charles; Walker, Tom

Credits

Director
Ken Wrench
Producer
Ken Wrench
Writer
Tom Walker
Contributor
Alan Williams; Tom Walker
Cast
David Ollosson 
John Preston 
Tom Walker 

Production Company

Name

MUTV

Distributor

Name

MUTV, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, Tel 0161-275 2535, Fax 0161-275 2529

Notes
MUTV is the production unit of the University of Manchester Audio Visual Service

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