List of silent film accompanists

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A list of musicians and musical groups specializing in silent film accompaniment. Though many reissue prints of silent films include a soundtrack, live music is ideal, if available.


Germany

  • Günter Buchwald - violin, piano, and organ - website

United Kingdom

  • London

United States

California

  • Christian Elliott - organ - website
  • Frederick Hodges - piano - website
  • Robert Israel - organ and piano
  • Bruce Loeb - piano
  • Judy Rosenberg - piano - website

Colorado

  • Monte Alto Motion Picture Orchestra - website

Connecticut

  • Donald Sosin & Joanna Seaton - piano - website

District of Columbia

  • Andrew E. Simpson - piano and organ - website
  • The Snark Ensemble - website

Illinois

  • Chicago, IL
    • David Drazin - piano - website
    • Dennis Scott - organ - website
    • Dennis "Jay Warren" Wolkowicz - organ - website

Kentucky

  • Tim Baker - organ

Massachusetts

New Hampshire

New York

  • Philip Carli - piano - website
  • Dennis James - piano and organ - website
  • Ben Model - piano and organ - website


See also

  • Movietone: Films made in the Movietone era - roughly 1927 through 1933 - may include recorded sound original to the film and should not be confused with silent films.


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