Instrumentation

fl(=picc).ob.2 cl.bsn - 2110 - perc(1): tgl/tamb/cyms/sizz.cym/susp.cym/tam-t/SD/TD/BD/wdbl/pedal BD/tpl.bl - pno - string (1.1.1.1.1)

Availability

Score, parts and film print (35mm, DigiBeta PAL, DVD PAL & BETA SP NTSC) for hire

Programme Notes

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance Director: Charles Chaplin Production Company: Mutual USA, 1917 Duration: 23 minutes Film Print: B&W print available from Faber Music (Film Speed: c.21 frames per second) Premiere with Davis's score: 2002, Bedford 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) Easy Street introduces the tramp who, lured into a Street Mission by the hymns, reforms for the love of Edna and joins the police-force. He gasses the local bully with a bent lamp-post and becomes a hero. (The set was designed by Chaplin to recreate the south-London slums of his childhood.)

Easy Street

Cinema Excelsior (Brugg, Aargau, Switzerland)

Siggenthaler Jugendorchester, Marc Urech

Easy Street

Cinema Excelsior (Brugg, Aargau, Switzerland)

Siggenthaler Jugendorchester, Marc Urech

Easy Street

Cinema Excelsior (Brugg, Aargau, Switzerland)

Siggenthaler Jugendorchester, Marc Urech

Easy Street

* national première of Behind the Screen * performances shifted from May to Sep 2021 due to COVID restrictions

Cinema Excelsior (Brugg, Aargau, Switzerland)

Siggenthaler Jugendorchester, Marc Urech

Easy Street

Adam Mickiewicz University (Poznań, Poland)

Filharmonia Poznan, Frank Strobel