Nov 04, 2004 · Directed by Thomas Riedelsheimer. With Evelyn Glennie, Fred Frith, Roxane Butterfly, Horacio ‘Negro’ Hernández. A documentary which explores the connections among sound, rhythm, time, and the body by following percussionist Evelyn Glennie, who is nearly deaf.
Subtitled “A Sound Journey with Evelyn Glennie,” German director Thomas Riedelsheimer’s exquisite Touch the Sound is nominally a portrait of the Scottish musician known as “the first full-time solo percussionist.” Glennie is certainly a fascinating subject.
Touch the Sound is a soundtrack by Scottish percussionist Evelyn Glennie of the 2004 documentary film Touch the Sound by German filmmaker Thomas Riedelsheimer about Glennie, who is profoundly deaf. It was released on CD in 2004 by German record label, Normal.
Oct 13, 2005 · “Touch the Sound” is a documentary by Thomas Riedelsheimer that follows Glennie on a musical journey around the world. We visit the Aberdeenshire farm in Scotland where she was raised, and where her father’s accordion was her first taste of music.
Summary: Through the rhythms of Evelyn Glennie we touch the sound – we feel the beat of the universe. Thomas Riedelsheimer takes us on an expedition with Scottish percussionist Evelyn Glennie into the center of the sound world – a journey involving each of our senses. See, Feel, Embrace the sound.