Jürg Frey: Unhörbare Zeit

Ins Unbekannte der Musik

Switzerland 2007. 4:3, Dolby, colour+b/w, 113 min.

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A piece of music is being created. The second film in the series "Into the unknown of music": Composer Jürg Frey permits filmmaker Urs Graf to share – in close friendship - important aspects of his life and work and to witness the gradual growth of a piece of music, from the first intuition to its distinct form and final shape. The composer is forced to find his way from the untouched beauty of the simple and unambiguous musical materials to their definitive arrangement in a composition. The film offers intimate insights into the creative process, into the epitome of the inacessible – over a period of 18 months, until the first performance of the piece.
The US-magazine THE NEW YORKER mentioned the CD of «Unhörbare Zeit» on the top of its «Top Ten notable recordings of 2016». (edition Wandelweiser)

DirectorUrs Graf
PhotographyUrs Graf
SoundUrs Graf
EditingUrs Graf, Marlies Graf Dätwyler
MusicFrey, Beuger, J.S. Bach, Crusell, T. Johnson, Ch. Wolff, Forqueray, Tallis, Mozart, Haydn
Duration113 min.
Screening formats4:3, Dolby
Shooting formatDVCam
Versionsschweizerdeutsch/deutsch / Digi-Beta, Beta-SP, DVCam, DVD mit deutschen Untertiteln
ReleaseSolothurner Filmtage 2007
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Distribution Switzerland
Contact, World RightsUrs Graf
Blumenfeldstrasse 31, CH-8046 Zürich
+41 44 271 15 14
ursgraf.film@bluewin.ch   www.urs-graf.ch
ProductionFilmkollektiv Zürich