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Matti Bye

Matti Bye has been a music score composer and live silent movie piano performer at the Swedish Film Institute since 1989. He has scored the Swedish silent film masterpieces Körkarlen [The Phantom Carriage] (1920) directed by Victor Sjöström, and Herr Arnes penningar [Sir Arne’s Treasure] (1919) and Gösta Berlings saga (1924) directed by Mauritz Stiller. All presentations are available from The Swedish Film Institute, the first film has also been released on Criterion Collection Blu-ray Disc and DVD, and the latter two films have been released on DVD home video by Kino Lorber. Bye has also composed scores for the German Television Channel ARTE presentation of Dödskyssen (1916) directed by Victor Sjöström, and for Häxan (1922), Erotikon (1920) and Terje Vigen (1917).

Matti Bye is also a regular performer at European film festivals, including the Pordenone Silent Film Festival, the Bologna Film Festival, the Berlin International Film Festival, and the Midnight Sun Film Festival in Sodankylä, Finland.

Website : Matti Bye Ensemble
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