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A film featuring architect, sculptor, and musician Nobuo Kubota in a sound-sculpture performance. From within a cage-like structure filled with traditional musical instruments and sound-making devices fashioned from ordinary objects and toys, Kubota creates an aural/visual montage of musical notes and noises. Praised by music educators as a valuable tool for teaching creativity in sound exploration and musical innovation, the film reveals the infinite percussion possibilities of simple objects and presents a portrait of a versatile performer whose imagination has led him far beyond the confines of conventional music.

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Kubota, Jonny Silver, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Jonny Silver
  • editing
    Jonny Silver
  • producer
    Arthur Hammond
    Kimmo Eklund
    Michael May
  • executive producer
    Arthur Hammond
  • camera
    Joseph Sutherland
    Dennis Pike
  • sound
    David Millar
    Reynald Trudel
  • sound editing
    Jonny Silver
    Roger Mattiussi
  • re-recording
    Austin Grimaldi

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