Terry Gilliam knows something about animation. For years, he produced wonderful animations for Monty Python (watch his cutout animation primer here ) , creating the opening credits and distinctive buffers that linked together the offbeat comedy sketches. Given these bona fides, you don’t want to miss Gilliam’s list, The 10 Best Animated Films of All Time . It was published in The Guardian back in 2001, before the advent of YouTube, which makes things feel a little spare.
To start with the hypothetical: If you were an American composer trying to eke out a living in the immediate aftermath of World War II, odds are you were writing for a big band or a small jazz ensemble.
“ Powerhouse ” is a 1937 instrumental musical composition by Raymond Scott, probably best known today as the iconic “assembly line” music in Warner Bros. animated cartoons. In posterity it is by far the most famous of Scott's compositions, but in its time it wasn't as popular as his “ The Toy Trumpet ” nor as frequently recorded by other artists as “ Twilight in Turkey .” In scripted comments read on the First Anniversary Special of CBS Radio's Saturday Night Swing Club , on which the Raymond Scott Quintette performed, announcer Paul Douglas indicates that “Powerhouse” was first premiered on that program sometime in January or early February 1937.
SCOPE AND CONTENT OF COLLECTION The Raymond Scott Collection was donated to the University of Missouri-Kansas City by Mitzi Scott, Raymond's widow, in 1993. It contains music scores, photographs, correspondence, journals, diaries, scrapbooks, notebooks, schematics, news clippings, production notes, and personal and miscellaneous items. The collection, which encompasses much of Scott's career until 1980, has been organized into 11 series that occupy 28 boxes and an oversized drawer.
Julius Wechter (May 10, 1935 – February 1, 1999) was an American musician and composer who played the marimba and vibraphone. He also played various percussion instruments. He composed the song " Spanish Flea " for Herb Alpert and was leader of the The Baja Marimba Band.
Nov 5 2010 An interview with Craig Mod
about me & this site I love Typography (ILT) was born on August 7, 2007. It exists because I have a passion for typography, type design, and lettering, and for the words born of those disciplines.
This history of typography starts with the early years of the Enlightenment in Europe, around 1700. It was then that typography began to be distinct from printing. Instructional manuals were published, a record of the history of printing began to be constructed, and the direction of the printing processes was taken up by a new figure: the typographer.
The war on Comic Sans continues with the latest salvo fired across the pond by the Guardian . There, Dan Hancox argues that there are more important issues to worry about than a font.
Da Wikipedia, l'enciclopedia libera. Maurizio "ErMan" Mansueti ( Torino , 22 dicembre 1962 ) è un musicista e compositore italiano . Produttore, musicista e compositore di musica elettronica, sound designer ed artista sperimentale.