Thank you to the International Film Series, Rodney Sauer and the Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra, CU Presents, University Libraries and many others for helping to celebrate the new Grauman Theater collection. Here is a short video clip of the MAMPO performing along side The Phantom Carriage screening.
Rodney Sauer discusses his role in preserving historic scores from the silent film era on CPR's Colorado Matter. Rodney is the Director of the Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra and recently donated a large collection of silent film sheet music to the AMRC. Scroll to 35:20 to listen to Rodney's interview.
Naomi Heiser talks with the former AMRC Director and Professor Emeritus Thomas Riis about an exciting rare map in the CU Boulder Libraries collection, the Folklore Music Map of the United States and the music that inspired it.
Rodney Sauer, founder of Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra, donates to the AMRC nearly 4,000 musical scores from silent film era L.A. music theaters, most of them from the early 20th-century Grauman theater chain.