Documentaries

Moving picture productions featuring Raum or her music.

Like Mother, Like Daughter

Written and directed by Jessica Raum
Produced by Pinball Pictures and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
26 minutes, video, 1993.
Distributed by Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre

Accomplished Canadian composer Elizabeth Raum was commissioned by the Regina Symphony Orchestra to write a concerto for her daughter, Erika, a brilliant young violinist. Like Mother, Like Daughter explores the working relationship between the composer and the performer, one made doubly special by the familial aspect. Raum’s elder daughter, Jessica, wrote and directed the documentary.

Excerpts from the premiere performance of the completed concerto, Faces of Woman, showcase the talents of these two women.

Like Mother, Like Daughter

 

Evolution: A Theme with Variations

Written and directed by LaFoy,Egarhos
10 minutes, video, 1987 Distributed by Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre
Canada’s first classical music video featuring members of the Regina Symphony Orchestra.

Evolution: A Theme with Variations

Symphony of Youth

Written, directed and produced by Frank Halbert,
Sharper Image Film & Video Production Inc.
49:50 minutes, video, 1995

Symphony of Youth

Prelude To Parting

Written, directed and produced by Frank Halbert,
Sharper Image Film & Video Production Inc.
Video, 1996.

Composer Elizabeth Raum was commissioned by NAME, a dancer, to write music for a dance she would perform with her daughter. The dance was about XXXXXXXX. Elizabeth mirrors the familial aspect by writing the piece for trombone, violin and taped music, and the premiere performance was played by her husband, trombonist Richard Raum and her daughter, violinist Erika Raum.