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Low Water
Film documentary
Date of composition April 1966
Opus number (No opus number)
Type of work Music for a film or documentary
Duration 5 mins
Musical forces Flute/Piccolo, Oboe/English Horn, Clarinet/Bass Clarinet, Two Horns and Bassoon
Commissioner Document (Productions) Ltd
Writer George Thomson
Producer Tom Scott Robson
Director Tob Scott Robson
Publication status Manuscript
Archive location British Film Institute (BFI)
Archive contents
  • 16mm film stock
  • Original bound music manuscript
  • Notes A 28-minute social documentary, shot in black and white; awarded 1st Prize, 12th International Short Film Festival, Tours, 1967 (First Entry category)
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    …a film whose inherent bleakness and sombreness is pitilessly underlined by Carey Blyton’s equally bleak and sombre score.

    Hilton Gough, BFFS Film magazine, no 25, April 1975