The height of Jim Henson’s collaborative efforts with composer and inventor Raymond Scott, “Limbo: The Organized Mind” brings to life Henson’s fascination with the interworkings of the brain, all the while indulging the many experimental impulses of its two creators. Presented in various forms throughout the 1960s and ’70s, the piece combines puppet and film work by Henson with an eerie, ethereal slice of musique concrète from Scott.
While perusing the Muppet Wiki entry for Philip Balsam, composer of the "Fraggle Rock" theme song (aka, doing my job), I happened upon the page for another Jim Henson cartoon, "Dog City," a show in which muppet dogs introduced anima... Read Post
“You’ve really been busy since I saw you last.”—Julie Andrews, The Muppet Show, Episode 217 Many of The Muppet Show’s early guests worked with Jim Henson and company before coming to Elstree Studios—previous collaborations with the ... Read Post
In their trippiest 1960s collaboration, “Limbo: The Organized Mind,” Muppet man Jim Henson and electronic-music pioneer Raymond Scott explored the notion of man strolling through his own thoughts and memories. Against an eerie sound... Read Post