MESILLA

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Subjects:

  • Music
  • Tourism and travel

Genres:

  • Documentary
  • Music

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: MESILLA

Reference number: 5591

Date: 1972

Director: d. R.A. Riddell Black

Sponsor: Chorus International [Israeli Tourist Board and Templar Films]

Production company: Templar

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 26.42 mins

Description: The Scottish National Orchestra Chorus tour in Israel in 1972, performing a piece entitled 'Mesilla'.

Credits: In 1972 the Scottish National Orchestra Chorus (Chorus Master John Currie) appeared in Israel with the following artists whose co-operation in the making of this film is gratefully acknowledged: Daniel Barenboim, Gary Bertini, Zubin Mehta, Gerald English, Sheila Armstrong, Rema Samonov, Helen Watts, Hillel Guenter Reich, The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, The Israel Chamber Ensemble
Music extracts from 'Dedication' Sergiu Natra, 'Requiem' Johannes Brahms.
The producers also wish to thank the Israel Festival Organisers, The Israel Broadcasting Authority, The Israel Ministry of Tourism and the Israel Government Press Office for facilities and assistance.
Chorus International presents

Shotlist: gvs Israeli landscapes (3.11) busy street scenes (3.37) exts Frederic Mann Auditorium (3.54) ints the Scottish National Orchestra Chorus in rehearsal for 'Mesilla' (5.46) gvs city, concentrating on architecture, gardens, statues etc (7.26) shots of Zion Gate, gvs rocky desrt landscapes and ruined temples (9.35) c/u dry branches and desert bugs (10.08) gvs Dead Sea and Scroll Caves (14.00) gvs religious crowds passing along narrow streets carrying crucifix, shots of religious frescoes (15.00) view over city, gvs Wailing Wall and Synagogue (16.56) gvs harbour and ruined building on island (19.43) gvs views from 'Masada', including ruined temples and cable car run [includes lots of fast editing and zoom shots] (23.40) greener landscapes, including fruit trees (24.52) ints auditorium, with last part of performance and applause (26.00) ecs (26.42)