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Arts & Entertainment - December 5, 2008

Urban soundtrack

Symphony performs modern score with screening of silent film 'Metropolis'

by Rebecca Wallace

Film buffs, artists and robot aficionados have long been smitten with Fritz Lang's 1927 film "Metropolis." It's a tale of the industrial revolution run amok in the year 2026: Workers toil under the Earth to keep the city of Metropolis thriving for their masters in the towers overhead.

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To hear an excerpt from Martin Matalon's electronic recording for the "Metropolis" score, go to Weekly arts editor Rebecca Wallace's blog, Ad Libs. Head for http://blog.paloaltoonline.com/adlibs/ .


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