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The Art of Silent Film Music

Special | 57m 55s

Organist and composer Jelani Eddington joins Wisconsin Public Radio host Norman Gilliland to discuss how he composes organ music for silent films. Eddington accompanies scenes from “The Flying Ace,“ a 1926 silent film with an all-African American cast.

Aired: 01/17/19

Rating: TV-G

Video has closed captioning.

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