Nikolai Fox | music for the sky

Music for the Sky 

by Nikolai Fox, 2008


Music for the Sky is no longer in print on dvd, but Elderly Instruments may have a few copies left.  You can purchase the film as a 2.2GB file by downloading it from the link below.  Please contact Nikolai with any questions about Music for the Sky.


Music for the Sky is a documentary film about a community of eccentric revivalist old-time fiddlers playing southern style fiddle music while living in the mountains of Vermont and Western Massachusetts. The film revolves around the personalities of eight musicians (George Ainley, Ahmet Baycu, Jim Burns, Michael Donahue, Zac Johnson, Bob Naess Anthony Pasquarosa and John Specker) – each described in a cinematic portrait. Using a single small camera first time filmmaker Nikolai Fox captures the music and personalities of this community of musicians at various informal locations. Also featuring the music of Jon Bekoff, Paula Bradley, Dan Brown, Bill Dillof, Nikolai Fox, Greg Miller, Jon Place, Alex Scala and Rose Sinclair. 

Running time 60min