Directed by: Buster Keaton
Writing credits: Clyde Bruckman, Jean Havez, Joe Mitchell
Starring: Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire, Ward Crane, Erwin Connelly
Genre: comedy
Country: U.S.
Running Time: 44 minutes

Instrumentation List

Sherlock, Jr. (2006-2007):

2 Flutes (2nd dbl.Piccolo)
1 Oboe (dbl. English Horn)
2 Clarinets (2nd dbl. Bass-clarinet)
1 Bassoon
2 Horns
3 Trumpets
2 Trombones
Piano (dbl Celeste)
Strings (10,8,6,4,2)


Sherlock Jr.

Writing for Keaton is unique. In my 20 years of writing orchestral scores for silent film, somehow what comes out in my writing for him is both personal and potentially chaotic. And in Sherlock Jr., Keaton’s display of genius and acrobatic melancholy provided no exception...

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