Silent Film Music Collection

Public-domain compositions intended to accompany silent films with live music. The collection consists of items from the UNT Music Library's WFAA and WBAP radio orchestra libraries and other works for small orchestra.



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Silent Film Music Collection in Digital Library. University of North Texas Libraries. https://digital.library.unt.edu/explore/collections/SILENT/ accessed September 17, 2019.


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Hawkes' Photo Play Series
157
Berg's Incidental Series
148
Ditson's Music for the Photoplay
66
Cinema Inc. Series
60
WFAA Collection
34
Children's March | Finck | ORCH 00607
18
Conversational | Noyes | ORCH 00606
18
Jollifications | Noyes | ORCH 00636
18
Light Agitato | Noyes | ORCH 00601
18
Agitato (B) | Langey | ORCH 00270
17
Agitato (B) | Langey | ORCH K00360
17
Agitato (Heavy) | Lake | ORCH 02769
17
Agitato | Berge | ORCH 00366
17
Agitato | Kempinski | ORCH 00221
17
Agitato | Zamecnik | ORCH 00019
17
Artist's orchestra repertoire
17
Enigma | Borch | ORCH 00667
17
Furioso and Adagio | Becker | ORCH 00655
17
Furioso | Lake | ORCH 00656
17
Furioso | Lake | ORCH 00658
17
Grotesque Elephantine | Brockton | ORCH 00646
17
Hurry | Brockton | ORCH 00621
17
Hurry | Lake | ORCH 00619
17
Hurry | Lake | ORCH 00622
17
Hurry | Lake | ORCH 00623
17
Hurry | Lake | ORCH 00626
17
Incidental Symphonies
17
Mysterioso | Brockton | ORCH 00617
17
Mysterioso | Lake | ORCH 00618
17
Passion | Borch | ORCH 00669
17
Passionato | Borch | ORCH 00668
17
Pathetic Melody | Borch | ORCH 00682
17
Pathetic Story | Borch | ORCH 00683
17
Photoplay Series
17
Presto | Brockton | ORCH 00657
17
Presto | Lake | ORCH 00676
17
Presto | Lake | ORCH 00680
17
Sam Fox Photoplay Edition
17
Agitated Hurry | Langey | ORCH 00041
16
Agitated Mysterioso | Langey | ORCH 00024
16
Agitato (Heavy) | Lake | ORCH 02787
16
Agitato con moto | Borch | ORCH 00015
16
Agitato | Lake | ORCH 02779
16
Agitato | Langey | ORCH 00014
16
Agitato | Norton | ORCH 02767
16
Agitato | Riesenfeld | ORCH 00027
16
Belwin Modern Dance Series
16
Beware | Bizet | ORCH 00663
16
Creepy | Breau/Hoff/Stevenson | ORCH 00604
16
Hurry | Lake | ORCH 00624
16
Jacobs' Incidental Music
16
Maestoso | Lake | ORCH 00643
16
Presto | Brockton | ORCH 00681
16
Prologue | Ourdine | ORCH 00670
16
Agitato Appassionato | Borch | ORCH 02939
15
Agitato | Kiefert | ORCH 02790
15
Agitato | Minot | ORCH 02778
15
Dramatic Recitative Number 3 | Aborn | ORCH 00596
15
Dramatic Tension Number 9 | Andino | ORCH 00597
15
Gruesome Misterioso | Borch | ORCH 00650
15
Hurry | Minot | ORCH 00625
15
Indian Intermezzo | Herbert | ORCH 00627
15
Indian Misterioso | Levy | ORCH 00634
15
Love Song Orientale Number 59 | Kiefert | ORCH 00630
15
Misterioso Agitato | Smith | ORCH 00615
15
Prohibition Episode | Aborn | ORCH 00684
15
The Conspirators | Santos | ORCH 00603
15
Agitato | Shepherd | ORCH 02941
13
Shadows in the Night | Borch | ORCH 00616
13
Uneasiness | Borch | ORCH 00632
13
Bayadere | Borch | ORCH 00645
12
Butterfly Dance | Borch | ORCH 00661
12
Dramatic Andante | Borch | ORCH 00594
12
Lullaby | Borch | ORCH 00666
12
Pizzicato | Lake | ORCH 00677
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