tv Arts and Culture Deutsche Welle July 3, 2019 1:45am-2:01am CEST
when is the most expensive t.v. production ever 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 can be see all over 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 hot 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. shall go to a hotel as a young working class woman with dreams of something better she does odd jobs for the police but wants to be a permanent part of the team. their stories are spun out before
a wonderful backdrop the art direction is explicit. this aries is full of shady characters who are looking out only for themselves and who will stop at nothing to get what they want. with meanwhile all of society is living on the volcanoes and it seems everyone senses that things are going to get very serious very soon. i. know. well a very soul the music plays an important role in the series and even the director tom took co-wrote some of the choose and they'd be recreated on screen by specially set up for the show the f.t. orchestra. cool cat.
that all. the muck out f.t. orchestra performing live at the house berlin the crowd is especially excited to hear their hypnotic song so i should too shout from the t.v. series babylon berlin the song is meant to evoke the 1920 s. but it has captured the contemporary. past. those about stephen bach of ski studied saxophone carlin's hands eisler music academy as the orchestras musical director he arranges their songs. to diverse 6 went to the music swings it's great and it appeals to any big band jazz fans but we also have a certain rawness or roughness a kind of a punk attitude in the way we play a tunk i do try to just disappeared from. baghdad.
i. don't have your 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 then heads off to buy house berlin a dance hall that was popular back in the 1926 to. do i want somebody to do this. institution and. if you. don't cut skis responsibilities as musical director include overseeing the choice of repertoire and making sure all the musicians have what they need. to do a lot they're all good people you don't need to tell them much that 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 they won't know the fun is about to start. this obsessive the t.v. series has also given the market f.t. orchestra a boost but sebastien because he and the other musicians are taking their unexpected success in stride and making big plans for the future of. the song so i should sue style has stormed the german charts and like all great pop songs it's become a real iran 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 is a fine of the great jazz age of the 19 twenty's and thirty's she's also a more importantly the banjo player and singer of the rufus temple orchestra we're going to play some hot 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 at our club nights called boy. it's like going back in time to the crazy and wild 1920 s. here in. the organizer of the poem so vosh evenings as an adult child has brought back the saddest accountants with my music and but they're just dancers. all or.
else that has been organizing these events for over 10 years now meanwhile up to 1000 stylishly dressed guests paul evening show up to help prop knights there are branches in hamburg and columbus well it's just masonic music but also the divine decadence a little. mad even if you have a ticket there's no guarantee you'll get in 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 lots of them what do you think is the fascination for people with this especially
those of don't people in that report yeah well i think the dressing up is so much fun for me too and they feel like they're in 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 that there is a very strict dress code people get turned away i mean we know but it is famous for its bad kind techno clubs and things that way you get turned away from wearing the wrong train so they 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 that you have to know so that's all part and parcel is it is it getting away from such social media as well and. mobile phones may start is not part of it is i think it's a forbidden to have a smartphone do the home. ok and.
what is the fascination i mean is it more the music is that how you got interested it's all dressed it's. there you know it was actually yeah the music 1st before i even in these kind of parties i played the music and i've been into this kind of style always like i always like that i think all kind of worlds even before i knew the music but i became kind of a banjo into vs the overnight and then because you studied classical guitar didn't you and i mean this is the home of. beethoven bach. and indeed techno 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 and how did the rufus temple come about briefly briefly well it was me playing the banjo and was nikolai things 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 almost introduced the but if you go over and to your colleagues get ready to perform you've already introduced the boss led to the founding members of the band live is just in my book. well me as a trio today but they are sometimes a sextet flexibility is the name of the game anyway with katherine we've got nikolai on the double bass we've got 3 de lis on the corner it out on the washboard and if you don't want to watch what is your about vi and out classic jude written by jews with a prophetic title says it all it don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing. you know. you know. i think.
you so much the roof this time but also it's 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 apps for d.w.i. this is a mixture of languages coming up so here goes with by being to shame bob i. by
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