A tribute to the music of Robert Wyatt
The project Comicoperando is a tribute to the music of Robert Wyatt, the legendary singer and drummer of the Canterbury scene, and refers to his solo album Comic Opera (2007). The project was founded by friends and long-time collaborators of Wyatt, who interpret his songs.
This short film contains excerpts from that concert as well as extensive interviews with musicians about their encounters with Robert Wyatt and the genesis of the Comicoperando project.
Shot at Bimhuis in Amsterdam, May 19th, 2011.
1. Gloria Gloom (MacCormick/Wyatt)
2. Beware (Mantler)
3. Alifib (Wyatt)
4. Out of the Blue (Benge/Wyatt)
5. Little Red Riding Hood Hit the Road (Wyatt)
A Pavel Borodin / VPRO Radio 6 production
Camera operators: Yuri Brodsky, Victor Ferin, Pavel Borodin, Anna Cherednichenko
Recording engineer: Micha de Kanter
Recording producer: Pieter van Hoogdalem
Mixing engineer: Marc Broer
Interview by Aad van Nieuwkerk
Produced by Pavel Borodin and Aad van Nieuwkerk
Directed and edited by Pavel Borodin
Year of production: 2012
Duration: 38 minutes