Preparing my final clip of 'Intolerance'. This time the final experiment will be composing a score exclusively with the use of ethnic instruments. Keeping each instrument's character and performing ability will be one of my primary goals. This time there will be no effort in fitting ethnic instruments in the role of others nor the opposite. I am currently in the experimental procedure of performing and recording a number of ethnic instruments such as the oud (lute) tambouras, tzouras etc; these will be used in conjunction with midi ethnic libraries. I am also experimenting with using improvisation in several cases, according to the chosen scene. Audio-visual synchronization might be an issue here but I think that with proper score preparation it will be normal to handle.
*Further research has been taken place in terms of ethnography of instruments, roles and traditions.
Below is the edited clip scored by Carl Davis:
'Intolerance' - Clip 4
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