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Out of Silence

The Music Scene

Donald Sosin and Joanna Seaton have been making silent movie music for more than 30 years. “It’s a labor of love,” says Sosin, who was the previous “Music Scene” columnist for Compass. “We have a kind of mission to show audiences how much is gorgeous, emotionally powerful and visually stunning in these [silent] films.” Through their music, Sosin and Seaton interpret the film, they say, in a way that is appropriate to its period and style.

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