Exclusive: Pixomondo, the VFX firm responsible for the dragons in Game of Thrones, has come on board the Roland Emmerich-produced feature film adaptation of Mozart’s The Magic Flute. The company, which also won an Academy Award for its work on Martin Scorsese’s Hugo, is joining the project alongside German film fund Hessenfilm.Pixomondo will be responsible for the visual effects and.
The Magic Flute begins with an orchestral overture. The idea of an overture is to musically hint at what’s coming and reveal key aspects of the story. In a subtle way, Mozart is trying to tell us that the story will involve two very different ways of thinking and being.
The Magic Flute (Impempe Yomlingo) is a musical theatre work adapted from the Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart opera of the same title by Mark Dornford-May, with words and music by Mandisi Dyantyis, Mbali Kgosidintsi, Pauline Malefane and Nolufefe Mtshabe. Mozart's score is transposed for an orchestra of marimbas, drums and township percussion. The musical, set in contemporary South Africa, re.
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The Magic Flute, ACT 1 Prince Tamino is being chased by an evil serpent. Tamino faints from exhaustion, and just when the serpent is about to deliver its deadly attack, it is killed by three ladies in the service of the Queen of the Night.
Wikipedia has an entry for The Magic Flute, including background information and plot synopsis. A full score of the opera is available at Dogstar Music’s The Magic Flute Project, along with various other resources. A full libretto of the opera with an English translation is available at the Aria Database.
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