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Saturday morning cartoons, Salisbury-style

Children with percussion instruments provided the sound for silent cartoons at an event at the Scoville Memorial Library Saturday, Jan. 13. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

SALISBURY — Donald Sosin and Joanna Seaton provided instruments and inspiration. A group of small children provided the enthusiasm. The result was highly entertaining.

It was Saturday morning, Jan. 13, at the Scoville Memorial Library. Sosin and Seaton, who make a specialty of providing musical accompaniment for silent movies, brought a wide variety of mostly percussion instruments for the children to use, plus Sosin’s electric piano.

Many of the instruments were decidedly ordinary – child’s blocks, inexpensive whistles and bells, kazoos.

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