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Silent Movie

Soundtracks, classic and modern, to the funny, romantic or frantic vintage wonderland of the silent movie.




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Life Is Swell
Blazingly upbeat and confident piano rag celebrating the good life 1910 style. (Before WW1, the Spanish Flu, Prohibition and the Great Depression)

At The Roller Rink
Energetic performance of vintage ragtime piano solo (Blue Grass Rag). Charlie struggling on roller skates to impress the pretty girl etc...

Adeline Mon Amour
Warm, relaxed, happy, jazzy saunter celebrating the best of times. Piano, accordion and violin.

When Hearts Entwine
Exotically romantic vintage piano rag with a Latin twist. Charlie gets the girl.

Big Angry Man
Stormy, spoof-dramatic theme alternates with high speed comic capers. Charlie playing cat and mouse with Eric Campbell.

Comedy Waiter
High speed, upbeat piano rag tailor-made for all silent silliness.

Comedy Vacation
Comedically upbeat skiffle with strumming guitar and exceptionally plinky piano joined by plodding double bass and vibraphone. Sunny, relaxed and fun.

Fine Lookin Gal
Celebratory piano rag with a happy swagger - mid section evolves through several contrasting musical episodes.

On A Roll
Brisk, upbeat piano rag rolls along at a rate of knots.

Trouble Brewing
Stormy, stomping piano rag with a touch of the Exotic East about it (by 1910 standards).

Chase Scene
Manic, music-hall acccordion, piano and violin chase music, with an Eastern European gypsy slant.

Charlie Tango
Accordion and violin accompany one another in a comically stern-faced tango. Retro romance with a pinch of salt.

The First Kiss
Achingly nostalgic, impossibly romantic Waltz for accordion, violin and piano. Just you, the moonlight and Edna Purviance. Circa 1920.

Party In Steerage
Rollicking, accordion, violin and piano tear along in a vintage celebration of love and fun.

Dance Of Desire
Sultry accordion tango with guitar and violin. Steamy vintage passion.

Dream Of Love
Heartfelt, poignantly sentimental street-musician rendition of the theme from Liszt's famous Liebestraum with accordion and honky-tonk piano.

Down And Out
Wistfully romantic arrangement of Beethoven's Für Elise for piano and accordion. Charlie/Inspector Clouseau doesn't get the girl, street musicians appear below his balcony to commiserate.

On The Promenade
Jaunty accordion, piano and violin. Fun and nostalgic with a touch of cheerful drunkenness.

Waltzing With Irma
Lilting, gently cheerful waltz for piano and accordion. Easygoing Gallic charm plus a helping of romance and nostalgia.

Tinseltown Memories
Dreamily urgent fluttering piano figures with emotional solo cello melody underneath. Ultimate nostalgic silent movie passion.