Silent Film Music - Music for film - Liveaccompaniment
Silent Films never were screened in silence
G.B. drawn by Richard Williams. 2013
Günter A. Buchwald is one of the rare and most acclaimed specialists in the world devoting his artistic life to film and music.
as soloist on piano (and organ), on violin and viola
in a Duo with Frank Bockius on percussion
in a Duo with Neil Brand, London, piano and one of the "doyens" of silent film accompaniment
with his Silent Movie Music Company - trio, quartet, quintet and more..an international renowned ensemble
as Conductor for film in concert - chamber orchestras, bigbands
as Conductor for film in concert -symphony orchestras
as Composer for silent films for exclusive events and extraordinary instrumentations.
UPCOMING orchestral project: THE LOVES OF PHARAO (Ernst Lubitsch, 1922; music: Eduard Künneke, 1922) Günter Buchwald will be conducting the FREIBURG PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
2016, april 12th+13th. Stadttheater Freiburg, 19:30
Guenter Buchwald on YouTube about THE CIRCUS (Ch. Chaplin)
Latest news: Günter A. Buchwald is awarded the "ad-hoc-prize" for the best musical accompaniment at the 29th Silent Summer Cinema Festival, Bonn 2013. The award is donated by the BEETHOVEN FEST Bonn.
Latest/Newest Review: World premiere of Günter´s score for Murnau´s NOSFERATU: