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Becker-Prisoners of the Image Factory(SP) OS

Model: BECKER MUS 747

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$25.00

Prisoners of the Image Factory is based on music Originally composed in 1991 to accompany a short film by Toronto film maker James Stewart. The film, which was without dialog, features a teen-aged actor and actress portraying young lovers ...
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Prisoners of the Image Factory is based on music Originally composed in 1991 to accompany a short film by Toronto film maker James Stewart. The film, which was without dialog, features a teen-aged actor and actress portraying young lovers cavorting through a late-night cityscape. This music is a miniature tone-poem that reflects the ambiguities of adolescent relationships and the energy of an urban environment.

Number of Players: 3
Difficulty: Grade 6
Instrumentation:
  • Player I: Vibraphone

  • Player II: Marimba

  • Player III: Piano



  • Bob Becker's performing experience spans nearly all of the musical disciplines where percussion is found. He has been percussionist for the Marlboro Music Festival and timpanist with the Marlboro Festival Orchestra under Pablo Casals. For several years he toured as drummer and percussionist with the Paul Winter Consort. He has also performed and recorded with such diverse groups as the Ensemble Intercontemporaine under Pierre Boulez, the Ensemble Modern of Germany, the Schoenberg Ensemble of Amsterdam and the Boston Chamber Players. He has appeared as tabla soloist in India and has accompanied many of the major artists of Hindustani music. He is also a founding member of the Flaming Dono West African Dance and Drum Ensemble in Toronto. As a regular member of the ensemble Steve Reich and Musicians, he has appeared as soloist with the Israel Philharmonic, the Brooklyn Philharmonic, the New York Philharmonic and the London Symphony and recorded for Deutsche Grammophone, EMI and Nonesuch.

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