A TASTE OF MUSICA SURFICA
Over the past few months we've been busily working on MusicaSurfica. The edit is coming together, and a second stage of filming is coming up on the north coast of NSW.
This little snippet gives a taste of two forms of virtuosity. Richard Tognetti and Satu Vanska on violin, and Derek Hynd surfing finless at a variety of breaks on King Island. It's shot in wide screen format so YouTube has done a bit of a squish, but I'm sure you'll get the drift.
Performed in the the Old King Island Dairy, the piece featured is the pizzicato from Pagannini's Caprice 24. Richard picks holes in his playing here, but keep in mind he'd been surfing for 8 hours this day, as had Satu, and he had also face planted the bottom, hence a rather red forehead and nose. I think they did pretty well, all things considered.
And keep an eye out for the chap in the audience at the end... it's the infamous Wire, first surfer on King Island, and guardian of all its secrets.