New Music, their 1994 debut CD features music written for
Metropolis, the Wind, Sylvester and Aelita, Queen of Mars. And yes, these scores
are highly listenable even without the films!
"[Alloy], who played along with Sylvester, earned standing
ovations...the music was really spectacular."
-Geoff Hanson, Telluride
"Music opens our eyes to the power of the silent [films], and
it's a pleasure to hear Caleb Sampson and the Alloy Orchestra...[Armed] with
exotic varieties of drums, gongs, and chimes, the Alloy Orchestra lashed,
banged, and bonged Fritz Lang's Metroplis into a delicious froth."
-Bill Marx, Boston Phoenix
"[The Alloy Orchestra created] an accompanying score [for
Sylvester] so rich and remarkable it seemed to reinvent the concept of silent
-Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times
Donahue, perc, ac; Caleb Sampson, syn; Ken Winokur, perc; Neil Leonard, sax.
1.Metropolis; 2.Garden Of Earthly Delights; 3.The Clock; 4.Maria's Theme;
5.Escape From The Underground City; 6.Aelita; 7.Life On Mars; 8.The Blue Room;
9.Theme From Sylvester; 10.Cabaret Medley; 11.The Wind; 12. Burundi; 13.False
Alarm; 14.Zone Of Silence; 15.Ophelia; 16.Deep Water; 17. Baptism Of Fire.