Can we have a symphony for the deaf? Can you hear music without the sense of hearing? Inspired by a true story, Maurice’s Symphony is a new film that tells the story of Maurice Matters who loses his hearing in an industrial accident and then, through a revolutionary procedure, prepares to enjoy his love of classical music once more. It’s been made by a cast of many passionate people, lead by Alex Nakone and Andrei Gostin.
- How the story came into Alex’s world via a patient, Ross Martin and his history with otosclerosis
- Why steampunk and what is steampunk
- How did you get this cast of actors and crew, including Nicholas Hope
- What is happening to community TV station 44
Suggested Tweet text: Maurice’s Symphony by 2 #Adelaide #filmmakers is a #steampunk story about overcoming #deafness.
Also appearing in the Symphony For The Deaf episode
In the musical pilgrimage, we’ll hear from Leigh O’Donohue
We now have a shop at Red Bubble.
The SA Drink Of The Week is … The Gambit 2013 Sangiovese
In IS IT NEWS, Nigel tests us on films in Adelaide.
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|It’s a gamey wine|
|Theme and introduction. Our original theme song in full is here, Adelaidey-hoo.|
|00:02:36||SA Drink Of The Week
|The Pawn Wine Company 2013 The Gambit Sangiovese … tasting notes|
|00:10:19||Items Without Notice|
We now have a shop. Buy some great merchandise to support podcast hosting fees and Steve’s daughters who have produced the artwork. The Adelaide Show Podcast online shop.
Alex Nakone gives us a wine challenge experience with a superb wine chose by former podcast guest, John Swanson from Melbourne Street Cellars. You can relive John’s appearance here.
|00:23:28||Alex Nakone and Andrei Gostin
|Can we have a symphony for the deaf? Can you hear music without the sense of hearing? Inspired by a true story, Maurice’s Symphony is a new film that tells the story of Maurice Matters who loses his hearing in an industrial accident and then, through a revolutionary procedure, prepares to enjoy his love of classical music once more. It’s been made by a cast of many passionate people, lead by Alex Nakone and Andrei Gostin.|
|01:37:11||Is It News?
|The news history quiz with Nigel Dobson-Keeffe. Read the stories. They get published each Sunday.|
|00:00:00||Adelaide Visa Council
|No case this week.|
|01:56:13|| Musical Pilgrimage
|And our song this week is Shame by Leigh O’Donohue, selected by our musical curator Dan Drummond.|
|You’ve got short little vowels … Nigel claps|
Here is this week’s preview video:
The official Maurice’s Symphony trailer:
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