De Brug (1928) - Joris Ivens - Music by Mark Hamlyn - Billi Brass Quintet

De brug (The bridge) is a 1928 Dutch documentary short film directed by Joris Ivens. This silent film explores the then-newly constructed Rotterdam vertical-lift railroad bridge: its structure, mechanisms, complex actions, and the steam-powered trains and ships making use of it.  

Original music by Mark Hamlyn for Billi Brass' Silent Films Project; first execution for 2016's Koningsdag.  

Trumpets: Gabriele Paggi, Davide Bartoni
Horn: Gabriele Ricci
Trombone: Flavio Pannacci
Tuba: Lorenzo D'Avolio 

Percussions: Laura Mancini, Lorenzo Brilli
Piano: Mark Hamlyn
Conductor: Massimo Bartoletti  

Recorded at The Garage Studio (Arezzo, Italy). Editing and mix at AnticaBottegaDigitale (Perugia, Italy).
Sound Engineers: David Giacchè, Marco Romanelli. 


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