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The Organistas

DIRECTED BY - Bert Shapiro

THE ORGANISTAS is the first installment on IndiePix from acclaimed documentary filmmaker Bert Shapiro's intricate EYE & HAND series, and is offered both as part of a collection and priced to own individually.

Master musicians reveal why they are passionate about the pipe organ, the King of Instruments. Designers, craftsmen and women show the rarely seen skills of voicing, or molten metal forming, and the many sophisticated hand and eye skills using hand-made tools to make the organ speak with its unique sound.



Film Info

RUNTIME - 27 minutes

RATING - Not Rated

YEAR - 2007

FORMAT - DVD Region All

COUNTRY - United States, United Kingdom

LANGUAGE - English


Bert Shapiro


"After reading on these lists about the film THE ORGANISTAS and the

prestigious awards it has received, I figured it was time I got to see

it. I've just done so, and all I can say is "wow"! What a terrific

job filmmaker Bert Shapiro has done in capturing the magical essence of the King of Instruments. I've seen any number of excellent organ

building videos, and I have innumerable videos of great performances,

but I've never seen one which ties the art of organ building to the art

of organ performance so wonderfully. Mr. Shapiro has explored the



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