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tv   Arts and Culture  Deutsche Welle  July 2, 2019 11:45pm-12:01am CEST

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destruction featured in the famous t.v. series bobbing along. and speaking of which babylon berlin is the most expensive t.v. production ever here in germany costing around 40000000 euros it's a crime series set in the weimar republic of 929 and the 1st 2 series of insult to netflix are now they could be see all of the world. police investigate berlin's underworld just a few years before the nazis rise to power berlin was a gritty place back then. getting on the pot is the main character gradually the detective realizes that the corrupt swamp of politics and crime goes so deep that he's in danger of losing his footing i. shut out of the turn as a young working class woman with dreams of something better she does odd jobs for
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the police but wants to be a permanent part of the team. their stories are spun out before a wonderful back to the art direction is explicit. this series is full of shady characters who are looking out only for themselves and who will stop at nothing to get what they want. meanwhile all of society is living on the volcanoes and it seems everyone senses that things are going to get very serious very soon. as. well as are sold that music plays an important role in the series and even the director tom took that co-wrote some of the choose and they've been recreated on screen by specially set up for the show the f.t.
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orchestra. the pool. you hear. the all. the look at f.t. orchestra performing live at palouse berlin the crowd is especially excited to hear their hypnotic song so i should so shout from the t.v. series babylon berlin the song is meant to evoke the 1920 s. but it has captured the contemporary. past. it was about stephen bach of ski studied saxophonist parlance hans iceland music academy as the orchestras musical director he arranges their songs. it was explained the music swings it's great that it appeals to any big band jazz fan but we also have a certain rawness on roughness a kind of punk attitude in the way we play it tongue i did try to just disappeared
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for a. bad. i. don't hump you're the feeling we thought that if we'd gone to the trouble of recording for 3 or 4 days and shooting for 3 or 4 days then it would be a shame if that was the end of this wonderful band and we felt we had to keep playing the music because it's really great the sort of music. shortly before the performance because he collects all the sheet music from the rehearsal space and heads off to buy a house berlin a dance hall that was popular back in the 1926 to. somebody who do. you share. your. thoughts his responsibilities as musical director include overseeing the choice of repertoire and making sure all the musicians have what they need. to do
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a lot of good people you don't need to tell them much we really want to play and that's basically the most important thing we all really like doing this so i don't ever have to worry me what now the fun is about to start. this excessively t.v. series has also given the market f.t. orchestra boost but sebastiano kosky and the other musicians are taking their unexpected success in stride and making big plans for the future of. the song so i should tell because stormed the german charts and like all great pop songs it's become a real you were one that whisks us away back to the glamorous nights of a long ago era. i'm joined in the studio now by katherina from finn welcome katherina covering as a 5 of the great jazz age of the 19 twenty's and thirty's she's also more
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importantly the banjo player and singer of the rufus temple orchestra we're going to play some jazz in just a little while but 1st let's have a look at this trend indeed this boom for parties 19 twenty's on the wall caterina tens and often performs out club nights called. it's like going back in time to the crazy and wild 1920 s. here in. new. york and eyes are of the poem so vosh evenings. has brought back the saturn to stick partners with my music and but their sponsors.
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the world. knows it has been organizing these events for over 10 years now meanwhile up to $1000.00 stylishly dressed guests per evening show up to have top nights there are branches in hamburg and columbus well it's just astonishing music to do so the defining decadence a little. and even if you have a ticket there's no guarantee you'll get him there is a strict dress code you must dress in the style of the twenties and thirties or you could be turned away at the door. looks like a lot of catherine of federal is my guess your attend lots of those you perform
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lots of them what do you think is the fascination for people with this especially those of gun people in that report yeah well i think that dressing up is so much fun for me too and they feel like they're in an exclusive club and they are among like minded people and they feel like it's a special thing and the music is great and they can learn how to dance swing dance yeah it's all there and they said it. there is a very strict dress code people get turned away i mean we know but lynn is famous for its bad kind techno clubs an exam where you get turned away for wearing the wrong train has to be really people away but they have been doing me wave. thank you but i'm sure it happens i had a talk once and she said and. so that's who. is it is it getting away from the social media as well and you know mobile phones and things are not
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it's not possible it is i think it's a forbidden to have a smartphone and the whole. ok. what is the fascination i mean is it more the music is that how you got interested it's all dressed it's. no no no it was actually yeah the music 1st before i even these kind of parties i played the music and i've been into this kind of style i always like i always liked the coal kind of world even before i knew the music but i became kind of a banjo into the yes the overnight and then because you studied classical guitar the new i mean this is the home of. beethoven. but you went through american jazz yeah that's only because of the instrument i saw someone play the tenor banjo. by chance and i felt like this is what i have to do
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and how did the rufus temple come about briefly briefly well it was me playing the banjo and it will sneak ally playing music for years with his family already and it was for davis always wishing to have a reason to play washboard ok that you've always said for just the but if you go over and to your colleagues get ready to perform you've already introduced about i shall introduce the founding members of the band live is just not performing as a true. today but they are sometimes the sextet flexibility is the name of the game anyway with katherine we've got nikolai on the double bass we've got 3 dailies on the cornett and the washboard and if you don't want to watch what is your about vi and out classic jude written by jews with the prophetic title it says it all it doesn't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing. you know. when.
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you know. that. i mean. you know. that i mean thank you thank you.
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for. suttle much the rufus temple also is wonderful to have live music on the show and they've asked me to sing a song with them and what they don't know is you don't have to ask me twice it is a thrill i thought this would be apt for d.w.i. as it is a mixture of languages coming out so here goes with by been shamed by by. balmain
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. i'll try to explain mom. mom. just let me i'm sure the families. are comes. to.
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