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Leonardo

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A film about an artist and about an obsession.
'It was a dream of mine that somehow, if it were possible, I would love to make a film with Leonardo as a sort of focal plane to show through Leonardo's drawings, through his art work and through his statements about art, how art of that kind is always relevant to any age.'
(EDWARD COWIE)
English composer
Edward Cowie has for years been fascinated by the phenomenon of Leonardo, the ultimate Renaissance man, and this film is an expression of that fascination.
Cowie's orchestral work
Leonardo is the basis for a musical and pictorial journey through Leonardo's work, exploring not just his paintings but his scientific experiments and his prophecies which took him so close to the contemporary world.
Research DAVID STEVENS Film editor DAVE KING
Executive producer DENNIS MARKS Directed by BARRIE GAVIN
(Cowie's Concerto for Orchestra, tomorrow on Radio 3at 11.0pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Edward Cowie
Editor: Dave King
Directed By: Barrie Gavin

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