Rink, The

(2003)

by Carl Davis

Description
Mutual (1916) Director: Charlie Chaplin
Duration
24
Genres
Silent Film
Instrumentation
1(=picc).1.2.1 - 2110 - perc(1): drum kit (+SD)/BD (+ped)/hi-hat cym/susp.cym/TD/tgl/mcas/siz.cym/tpl.bl/tamb/swanee whistle - pno - strings (11111)
First Performance
23.3.03, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra/Carl Davis
Availability

Score, parts & film print (35mm, DVD PAL, DVD NTSC, Digibeta PAL & Digibeta NTSC) for hire

Programme Notes
Starring: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance Director: Charles Chaplin Production Company: Mutual USA, 1917 Duration: 22 minutes Film Print: B&W print available from Faber Music (Film Speed: c.20 frames per second) Premiere with Davis's score: 2003, Kuala Lumpur 16 or 17 Players: l(=picc).1.2.l - 2.1.1.0 - perc(l or 2) inc. drum kit - pno - single strings (1.1.1.1.1) Charlie, a clumsy waiter, poses as Sir Cecil Seltzer when he goes roller-skating in his lunch break and saves Edna from the advances of heavyweight Mr Stout. Based on 'Skating', one of the Fred Karno stage sketches in which Charlie appeared.

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