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TELL-TALE NYLIFF AWARDS

NYLIFF – NEW YORK LONG ISLAND FILM FESTIVAL gives “THE TELL-TALE HEART – a musicabre” the BEST THRILLER – SHORT award as well as a SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD to Danny Ashkenasi

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TELL-TALE IN-PERSON FESTIVAL SCREENINGS

Physical (non-virtual) screenings in Long Island & Moscow UPDATE – 10/18 New York Long Island Film Festival nominates “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” for 6 awards Best Thriller Short Best Score Short Best Cinematography Short Best Sound Short Best … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE FRIDAY THREESOME

New York State International Film Festival Presents “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” September 25 – October 9 This Friday, my musical adaptation of the the Edgar Allan Poe classic, “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” will start screening on-line … Continue reading

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SEPTEMBER FESTIVALS

Four Festivals Feature ‘THE TELL-TALE HEART” this month Covid 19 has done a number on the film festival circuit, effecting many festivals that had been scheduled to screen “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” earlier this year. There have been … Continue reading

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ANOTHER CHANCE to watch THE TELL-TALE HEART – A MUSICABRE

The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre is now playing in the NEW YORK LIFT-OFF FILM FESTIVAL in the NEWCOMERS SHORT 1 program That’s right. You have another chance to watch the well-reviewed “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” at a … Continue reading

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40 More Days of Outdoor Memories

Covid 19 Taketh Away, but these Photos Remindeth When Covid 19 started us sheltering at home, and I started posting daily photo reminders of lovely outdoor memories, I didn’t think I would be doing this for three months and counting. … Continue reading

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The TELL-TALE VEGAS / NYC / MOSCOW TRIFECTA that was – and then wasn’t

  Thanks for Nothing, COVID 19   I was supposed to watch “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” in a Moscow movie theater today, in fact precisely while I’m typing this, “sheltering in place” this Saturday morning New York time, … Continue reading

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NEW YORK MOVIE AWARDS

  The New York Movie Awards have given “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” the award for Best Actor   and the runner up Honorable Mention Award for Original Score         Also, this just in: “The Tell-Tale … Continue reading

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IMPEACHMENT EVE, NYC

A Photo/Video Diary. On the Eve of the Impeachment Vote in the House of Representatives, hundreds of thousands across the country are rallying to demand the Criminal in Chief be impeached and removed. I joined the thousands that rallied in … Continue reading

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NEW YORK FILM AWARDS and more

  “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” wins New York Film Awards, plus more awards from Crown Wood, CARE, Oniros and DIFF and the London Independent Film Awards too     The New York Film Awards announced today that “The … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE CELLO DOUBLES

In “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” the music is scored for three cellos.  And Friday evening three cello players were sitting in my living room practicing their cello parts for the shoot.  Because for key scenes, you won’t just … Continue reading

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ARTS-A-POPPIN’

There’s a new category here at Notes from a Composer: Arts-a-Poppin’. (This category, like all the others, can be accessed on the right side of every site page, just below the tweet stream.) After posting a double bill of selections … Continue reading

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HAIKU NEW YORK

    The sky is paper Bleeding upward from the edge There are ink towers   My brother will be There to meet me at the dock Has it been five years?   Now there are seagulls Wheeling and diving … Continue reading

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An Indecent Play of Light & Geometry on 56th and 8th

New York New York – Ol’ Blue Eyes I moved to New York City in 1986 yet sometimes I still enjoy it like a tourist.  You know the old joke about telling the tourists from the New Yorkers by who … Continue reading

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Impressions from ART NEW YORK (with “artsy” musical accompaniment)

Art New York was a huge showcase of artists at Manhattan’s Pier 55 this past weekend.  Here are some photographic impressions from my visit (with the artist name given above their artwork). And to add a little musical fun, I … Continue reading

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Catching HALLOWEEN around HALLOWEEN 1978 in a seedy New York theater

My father insists that the movie theater or rather many of the patrons in the theater were scarier than anything that was happening on the screen.  Possibly.  I was eleven and not world-weary enough to be wary of the pot-smoking … Continue reading

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