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Filmworks VIII: 1997

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Released  1998
Label  Tzadik TZ 7318
Release date  1998
Genres  Jazz, Avant-garde
Length  65:08
Artist  John Zorn
Producer  John Zorn
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Recorded  July 22 & November 9, 1997
Filmworks VIII 1997 (1998)  Filmworks IX Trembling Before G-d (2000)
Filmworks VIII 1997 (1998)  Weird Little Boy (1998)
Movie  Latin Boys Go to Hell, The Port of Last Resort: Zuflucht in Shanghai
Similar  John Zorn albums, Avant-garde albums, Other albums

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Filmworks VIII: 1997 features two scores for film by John Zorn released on Zorn's own label, Tzadik Records, in 1998. It features the music that Zorn wrote and recorded for The Port of Last Resort (1998), a documentary directed by Joan Grossman and Paul Rosdy examining the experiences of Jewish refugees in Shanghai and Latin Boys Go to Hell (1997) which was directed by Ela Troyano.

Contents

The tracks for Port of Last Resort are performed by the Masada String Trio with the addition of Min Xiao-Fen (pipa), Marc Ribot (guitar) and Anthony Coleman (piano). Tracks for Latin Boys Go to Hell feature the percussion of Cyro Baptista and Kenny Wollesen.

Reception

The Allmusic review by Joslyn Layne awarded the album 4½ stars noting that "The sophisticated music of Film Works 8 stands apart for its cosmopolitan assuredness, high level of musicianship, and beauty".

Track listing

  • The Port Of Last Resort (1998) directed by Joan Grossman and Paul Rosdy.
  • 1. "Teqiah" - 3:07
    2. "Shanghai" - 2:35
    3. "Emunim" - 3:32
    4. "Ruan (guitar version)" - 4:37
    5. "Ebionim" - 3:00
    6. "Ahavah" - 3:42
    7. "Ruan (pipa version)" - 3:37
    8. "Livant" - 1:54
    9. "Or Ne'erav" - 6:58
    10. "Shanim" - 2:03
    11. "Ruan (solo piano)" - 3:42

  • Recorded at Avatar Studio, New York City on November 9, 1997
  • Mark Feldman – violin
  • Marc Ribot – guitars
  • Erik Friedlander – cello
  • Min Xiao-Fen – pipa
  • Greg Cohen – bass
  • Anthony Coleman – piano
  • Latin Boys Go To Hell (1997) directed by Ela Troyano
  • 12. "Deseo" - 2:28
    13. "Mentiras" - 2:15
    14. "Ansiedad" - 2:55
    15. "Locura" - 2:47
    16. "Sangre" - 1:02
    17. "Olvido" - 2:21
    18. "Engano" - 2:25
    19. "Traicion" - 2:25
    20. "Ilusion" - 2:43
    21. "Lagrimas" - 4:14

  • Recorded at Creative Audio, New York City on July 22, 1997
  • Cyro Baptista – percussion
  • Kenny Wollesen – drums, vibraphone, percussion
  • All compositions by John Zorn

    Songs

    1Teqiah3:08
    2Shanghai2:37
    3Emunim3:36

    References

    Filmworks VIII: 1997 Wikipedia


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