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Splice Festival presents
Splice Festival 2018: MOOMINS AND THE COMET (Live Re-score) Graeme Miller
Sunday 13 May
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In a nutshell
One of the original composers of acclaimed 1980s soundtrack to the Moomins TV show, Graeme Miller, performs a live re-score of the Film Polski animation, 'Moomins and the Comet'.
Following the five-star, critical acclaim of the recently released album on Finders Keepers Records of the soundtrack, to the UK TV version of the The Moomins, one of its original composers, Graeme Miller has created a new and unique full re-scoring of Tove Jansson’s second book of the Moomins, Comet in Moominland, which features some of the original themes. Using a tabletop of vintage synthesisers and folk instruments from the original composer for the 1980s Film Polski "fuzzy-felt" Moomins animation, this live rescore features recently re-released themes by Graeme Miller and Steve Shill.
The live re-score is performed by Graeme Miller and Jamie Telford (The Jam, My Glass Menagerie) from a kitchen table full of small instruments including a box of cornflakes accompanying Moomintroll and his friends on a wild adventure to the Observatory in the Lonely Mountains to find out if the Comet that is approaching will destroy Moomin Valley.
A great afternoon for the family, this is the chance for Moomins fans old and new to experience Film Polski’s wonderful animations accompanied by a live score.
What people are saying
THE GUARDIAN "...as strange and charming as Tove Jansson's stories...a Proustian rush" ••••
UNCUT MAGAZINE "...a performance to be proud of. A think of Snork-Maiden-ish beauty." •••••
SFX MAGAZINE " ...Essential listening for connoisseurs of post-punk weirdness.." •••••
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Things you should know
Children of all ages welcome. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
Please note both adults and children must have a valid ticket.
Latecomers permitted, entry time TBC.
This event is wheelchair accessible.