Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra


The Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra.

Reviving the art of silent film music since 1994.

"Mont Alto is the finest silent movie musical group around today."

--John Sinnott,

Let the Music do the Talking.

The 2017 Silent Film Calendar is available! Visit the Calendar Page for orders and more details.

Next Events:

The Mont Alto Orchestra plays for Buster Keaton's Steamboat Bill, Jr. at the Denver Silent Film Festival on April 28!

Here are a couple of nice photoplay music pieces we recorded for recent projects. Allegro Precipitoso is for a runaway train in Beggars of Life, from the upcoming release on KIno-Lorber. Entreaty is one of our favorite pieces by J.S. Zamecnik, from last fall's release of Children of Divorce on Flicker Alley.

Mont Alto has recorded a series of scores for the recent Kino-Lorber release of Buster Keaton Short Films. Here's a nice waltz, Minnie T. Wright's The Faun, from our score to The Garage; Pierette, from The Scarecrow; and a Misterioso Fantastique by Irenee Berge from Neighbors.

Mont Alto's private reserve DVD of The Mark of Zorro, has received some great reviews! Details and sample audio files on our Recordings page. Read original reviews at DigitallyObsessed and at Also available, our DVD of Buster Keaton's The General.


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