Faris, Amy and Scott 2018-05-11

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This interview features Scott and Amy Faris as they discuss making music to pair up with the silent film, Metropolis. In this interview, the Faris’s recount making the music and performing the music live with the movie playing in the background. They also includes clips of the music in the interview.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Amy and Scott Faris

Additional Parties Recorded: n/a

Date: May 11, 2018

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Andy Wilkinson

Length: 02:21:32 (2 hours, 21 minutes)


Metropolis Elektro; Why Scott and Amy made Metropolis Elektro; Creating something new, not bound to the existing; How they started the project; Overview of the songs; Scott and Amy working together to make the music; Hitler’s love of the film; Description behind more of the musical pieces; The first night of the live performance; Speculation regarding making Metropolis Elektro without classical music training; Performing for Ballet Lubbock; writing plays and music; Plans for the next interview

Access Information

Original Recording Format: born digital audio

Recording Format Notes: audio CD recording available for listening in our Reading Room

Transcript: found here: https://hdl.handle.net/10605/360267

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