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Hamet - Richard K. Thomas00:00
For our 1984 production of Hamlet, I was both enamored of Philip Glass' Einstein on the Beach, and interested in experimenting in music modes. I composed the entire score in the Phrygian mode. Digital technology was very primitive in 1984, but we were able to buy an inexpensive Ibanez Harmonizer for a couple hundred bucks, and pitch shift the live wireless mike on the Ghost. We made his footsteps by pounding on a Fender spring reverb.
I was just beginning to have an influence in USITT, and Jeffrey Lipp and I created the first known exhibition of theatre sound scores. This recording is the soundtrack.
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