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NEW: Oskar Fischinger DVD - Available to order at CVM

Oskar Fischinger: Visual Music

CVM (Center for Visual Music) has just released a new Oskar Fischinger DVD available now to order from CVM, entitled: Oskar Fischinger: Visual Music

The DVD features the following works:

  • Study no. 2, c. 1930, silent
  • Study no. 5, 1930
  • Study no. 8, 1931
  • Coloratura, 1932
  • Muratti greift ein (Muratti Marches On), 1934
  • Swiss Trip (Rivers and Landscapes), 1934
  • Komposition in Blau (Composition in Blue), 1935 (excerpt online)
  • An American March, 1941
  • with bonus features:
  • Pierrette I, 1924-26
  • 1920s-30s Home Movies and Experiments, Berlin (black and white)
  • Squares fragment (1934) and various 1930s color animation tests, image below (note, Squares image is from original artwork painted for the film)
  • "Concerto" and newly discovered animation tests made in Hollywood, 1945-46 - TRAILER showing one test from this reel
  • Excerpts from 8mm Home Movies at Wonderland Park, Los Angeles (c. 1959-1962)


For more information and the link to order the DVD, visit the  CVM Visual Music 1947-1986 Web Page:
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TRAILER NEW Oskar Fischinger DVD! from CVM on Vimeo.

Trailer: Animation test by Oskar Fischinger, from the new DVD

Trailer: Animation test by Oskar Fischinger, from the new DVD from CVM on Vimeo.

Komposition in Blau (Composition in Blue), 1935 - Excerpt