Teaching a Tree to Sing(2014)
The film follows two master luthiers as they build a Lute from beginning to end. The film explores the relationship between the making of the instrument and the accompanying original score, written by Laurence Osborn, specifically for the lute in construction. It compares the artistry and practices of luthiers, musicians and composers.
This is an abridged version. Full film is 16 minutes.
Luthiers: Stephen Barber and Sandi Harris