Jean Detheux's Videos (The Visual Music Village) - The Visual Music Village 2018-05-26T23:44:34Z http://visualmusic.ning.com/video/video/listForContributor?screenName=JeanD2&rss=yes&xn_auth=no Do not push the river tag:visualmusic.ning.com,2018-05-16:2232935:Video:90131 2018-05-16T00:33:06.109Z Jean Detheux http://visualmusic.ning.com/profile/JeanDetheux <a href="http://visualmusic.ning.com/video/do-not-push-the-river"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="135" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/tfAWGVdp15MUTLFZItAl9eWzJYJTRGNBkNLSjZm6x3U0v1oA3DRjDfiDZAJfKVi4nt*lFHaGd2AN5C9o1IhSKzajapLMx7Pb/1905493963.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=135" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>In preparation for upcoming live images - music concerts, I am eagerly practising real-time image/video generation and mixing, and am having a ball.<br></br> I practise with musics I know will be performed in those concerts, but also with music I have wanted to work with for a long time, or music that surfaces spontaneously and becomes unavoidable.<br></br> This music, Jim Hall’s arrangement of… <a href="http://visualmusic.ning.com/video/do-not-push-the-river"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/tfAWGVdp15MUTLFZItAl9eWzJYJTRGNBkNLSjZm6x3U0v1oA3DRjDfiDZAJfKVi4nt*lFHaGd2AN5C9o1IhSKzajapLMx7Pb/1905493963.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=135" width="240" height="135" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />In preparation for upcoming live images - music concerts, I am eagerly practising real-time image/video generation and mixing, and am having a ball.<br /> I practise with musics I know will be performed in those concerts, but also with music I have wanted to work with for a long time, or music that surfaces spontaneously and becomes unavoidable.<br /> This music, Jim Hall’s arrangement of Joaquin Rodrigo’s “Concierto de Aranjuez” just would not let me ignore it, it forced me to work with/for/to it.<br /> Given this piece is almost 20 minutes long, I had to compress it heavily in order to fit in my Vimeo account 5 GB file limit.<br /> This version is in 720p while the original is in 1080p and reads at a hefty 47 GB, so much is lost along the way, not to mention that Vimeo adds its own compression to my already heavily compressed video...<br /> Jim Hall and his sextet have done a magnificent job with Rodrigo’s composition, I kept thinking of Fritz Perls’ “Don’t push the river - it flows by itself!" during the many hours I lived with it, nothing is forced, the music flows indeed.<br /> Most of the visual material used in the making of this piece was generated in real-time, captured, and brought into my editing application (Final Cut Pro X).<br /> I am fascinated by all that can happen as if “by accident”, and I enjoy the results of those “accidents” much more than anything I could/can do “intentionally”.<br /> During my many decades working as a natural media painter (no longer permitted by serious allergies), I already knew much about this process, but I am thrilled to see that it is not only at work in “time art” as well, I am finding/granted ways of working that make accessing those “fortuitous accidents” much more readily.<br /> <br /> ------------------<br /> Please consider supporting my work (VERY MUCH in need of support these days). You can make donations via PayPal, starting from here : <a href="http://www.vudici.net/movies/morphing.html#new123108">http://www.vudici.net/movies/morphing.html#new123108</a> (this type of work receives very little help, if any, from the usual channels).<br /> Thank you The Art of Improvisation, Stravinsky tag:visualmusic.ning.com,2018-02-22:2232935:Video:89955 2018-02-22T05:55:12.872Z Jean Detheux http://visualmusic.ning.com/profile/JeanDetheux <a href="http://visualmusic.ning.com/video/the-art-of-improvisation-stravinsky"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="135" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/Pvm-l5H3ucxxQIHyHEfnZbPxP3huDspg1PC84Av9Fqr*LdOt0ZC19Ay1ks8tNDgnfzRN69oCJpYKoCOcJe1Y2rp9Z*uz6aPS/1778352435.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=135" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>Music improvised in concert on themes by Igor Stravinsky by pianists Igor Tkachenko and Yakov Yakoulov, two exceptional musicians.<br></br> <br></br> The whole concert, held at Jordan Hall in Boston in 2009, was segmented in 12 videos which can be seen here, starting with Part 1:… <a href="http://visualmusic.ning.com/video/the-art-of-improvisation-stravinsky"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/Pvm-l5H3ucxxQIHyHEfnZbPxP3huDspg1PC84Av9Fqr*LdOt0ZC19Ay1ks8tNDgnfzRN69oCJpYKoCOcJe1Y2rp9Z*uz6aPS/1778352435.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=135" width="240" height="135" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Music improvised in concert on themes by Igor Stravinsky by pianists Igor Tkachenko and Yakov Yakoulov, two exceptional musicians.<br /> <br /> The whole concert, held at Jordan Hall in Boston in 2009, was segmented in 12 videos which can be seen here, starting with Part 1: <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qc9lMLY17Vs">https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qc9lMLY17Vs</a><br /> <br /> This is a very special piece for me, the first one in a series of live visual improvisations, in preparation for forthcoming "images - music" concerts.<br /> <br /> Enjoying the use of the "GLMixer"created "for me" by my friend Bruno Herbelin (<a href="https://sourceforge.net/p/glmixer/wiki/GLMixer%20History/">https://sourceforge.net/p/glmixer/wiki/GLMixer%20History/</a>), with a "Spark D-fuser" crossfader (<a href="http://sparklive.net/dfuser/">http://sparklive.net/dfuser/</a>) and two Macs, I am more and more able now to generate and mix video sequences in real-time, and dialog with music in ways I have never experienced until now.<br /> <br /> This piece was done mostly in real-time, and the image stream recorded/captured , there is little editing involved.<br /> <br /> Working this way forces me into territory I would hardly explore while editing “only”, so many fortuitous accidents, so many discoveries!<br /> <br /> This brings me a lot closer to my former life as a painter, this is what I most want to do, where I want to go, where I want to be, and given there are live images - music concerts in my not too distant future, this is very very timely, and so very inspirational!<br /> <br /> Here’s an album of works done in collaboration with Igor Tkachenko: <a href="https://vimeo.com/album/4294176">https://vimeo.com/album/4294176</a><br /> <br /> ------------------<br /> Please consider supporting my work (VERY MUCH in need of support these days). You can make donations via PayPal, starting from here : <a href="http://www.vudici.net/movies/morphing.html#new123108">http://www.vudici.net/movies/morphing.html#new123108</a> (this type of work receives very little help, if any, from the usual channels).<br /> Thank you Natacha's Gavotte tag:visualmusic.ning.com,2018-02-16:2232935:Video:89652 2018-02-16T21:27:02.573Z Jean Detheux http://visualmusic.ning.com/profile/JeanDetheux <a href="http://visualmusic.ning.com/video/natacha-s-gavotte"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="135" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/oMa3k19C5tZyam0vQeSyrJmZLZImplY8fSR3gi7EpDsC3na68t9L-Fjus-wSnc87Mo21A-028RagRQuDYttBVdOMJ749Ym5h/1770176940.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=135" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>This is Jean-Philippe Rameau’s “Gavotte et 6 doubles”, music which has been with me for a very long time.<br></br> As I am not getting any younger (71 at the time of writing), I finally decided to listen to it with my eyes, and as I have several favourite recordings of it, I embarked on making three versions, each one with a different musician: 2 harpsichordists (William Christie… <a href="http://visualmusic.ning.com/video/natacha-s-gavotte"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/oMa3k19C5tZyam0vQeSyrJmZLZImplY8fSR3gi7EpDsC3na68t9L-Fjus-wSnc87Mo21A-028RagRQuDYttBVdOMJ749Ym5h/1770176940.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=135" width="240" height="135" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />This is Jean-Philippe Rameau’s “Gavotte et 6 doubles”, music which has been with me for a very long time.<br /> As I am not getting any younger (71 at the time of writing), I finally decided to listen to it with my eyes, and as I have several favourite recordings of it, I embarked on making three versions, each one with a different musician: 2 harpsichordists (William Christie <a href="https://vimeo.com/231092177">https://vimeo.com/231092177</a> and Trevor Pinnock <a href="https://vimeo.com/232873880">https://vimeo.com/232873880</a>), this is the third and final one, on the piano, by Natacha Kudritskaya (here's her original video: <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HuJ-LKEH6W0">https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HuJ-LKEH6W0</a>).<br /> <br /> I find her playing beautifully tender, immensely sensitive, it was a joy to listen to it with my eyes (as the saying goes: "She's got a fan in me"). Fantasia 12 tag:visualmusic.ning.com,2017-12-31:2232935:Video:89731 2017-12-31T19:48:25.123Z Jean Detheux http://visualmusic.ning.com/profile/JeanDetheux <a href="http://visualmusic.ning.com/video/fantasia-12"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="135" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/*0Ioy8UIVvMpWkhsl63kGiP3bUbKLy9SXMFa9V0YShkrqVDv7udzwAm2Rar95oHdIWz2KnR7gHGNCGZrtPv3PQe1ojg64zgO/1702922600.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=135" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>(English follows)<br></br> Voici la douzième (et dernière) des 12 fantaisies pour flûte seule composées par Georg Philipp Telemann, la Fantaisie en sol mineur (grave-allegro-grave-allegro-dolce-allegro-presto)<br></br> La flûtiste est Maria de Martini, une magnifique musicienne avec qui j’ai le privilège de collaborer depuis plus d‘un an.<br></br> Nous espérons pouvoir bientôt les présenter en "concerts… <a href="http://visualmusic.ning.com/video/fantasia-12"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/*0Ioy8UIVvMpWkhsl63kGiP3bUbKLy9SXMFa9V0YShkrqVDv7udzwAm2Rar95oHdIWz2KnR7gHGNCGZrtPv3PQe1ojg64zgO/1702922600.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=135" width="240" height="135" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />(English follows)<br /> Voici la douzième (et dernière) des 12 fantaisies pour flûte seule composées par Georg Philipp Telemann, la Fantaisie en sol mineur (grave-allegro-grave-allegro-dolce-allegro-presto)<br /> La flûtiste est Maria de Martini, une magnifique musicienne avec qui j’ai le privilège de collaborer depuis plus d‘un an.<br /> Nous espérons pouvoir bientôt les présenter en "concerts images - musique” (musique jouée sur scène, et images générées et mixées en temps réel).<br /> <br /> À suivre…<br /> <br /> L’album des Fantasias est ici: <a href="https://vimeo.com/album/4855244">https://vimeo.com/album/4855244</a><br /> <br /> Maria a enregistré ces 12 fantaisies, elles peuvent être achetées ici: <a href="http://www.tinyurl.com/zjwyuho">http://www.tinyurl.com/zjwyuho</a><br /> <br /> ---------------------<br /> <br /> This is the 12th (and last) fantasia for solo flute of a group of 12 composed by Georg Philipp Telemann.<br /> This one is in G minor (Grave—Allegro—Grave—Allegro—Dolce—Allegro—Presto)<br /> The flautist is Maria de Martini, a superb musician with whom I have had the privilege to collaborate for over a year.<br /> We hope to be able to present these 12 fantasias in “music - images concerts”, concerts during which the music will be interpreted live, and the images generated and mixed in real time.<br /> <br /> Stay tuned…<br /> <br /> Fantasias album is here: <a href="https://vimeo.com/album/4855244">https://vimeo.com/album/4855244</a><br /> <br /> Festival ready (digital file, HD 1080p, Apple ProRes 422 HQ, or h.264)<br /> <br /> Maria has recorded those twelve sonatas, the music can be purchased here: <a href="http://www.tinyurl.com/zjwyuho">http://www.tinyurl.com/zjwyuho</a><br /> <br /> ------------------<br /> Please consider supporting my work (VERY MUCH in need of support these days). You can make donations via PayPal, starting from here : <a href="http://www.vudici.net/movies/morphing.html#new123108">http://www.vudici.net/movies/morphing.html#new123108</a> (this type of work receives very little help, if any, from the usual channels).<br /> Thank you Fantasia Nº 11 tag:visualmusic.ning.com,2017-12-26:2232935:Video:89826 2017-12-26T03:13:44.490Z Jean Detheux http://visualmusic.ning.com/profile/JeanDetheux <a href="http://visualmusic.ning.com/video/fantasia-n-11-1"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="135" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/PFi9woz9mSejp3pG5Z93N66fXUf168tXkkPKIUl9buGrkcKiwYbHrE4q*HaTjlsevGakR*03s34j7T0rxzcSvmP4V2Ullc*b/1694931538.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=135" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>(English follows)<br></br> Voici la onzième des 12 fantaisies pour flûte seule composées par Georg Philipp Telemann, la Fantaisie en sol majeur (allegro-adagio-allegro vivace)<br></br> La flûtiste est Maria de Martini, une magnifique musicienne avec qui j’ai le privilège de collaborer depuis plus d‘un an.<br></br> Nos versions des 12 fantaisies sont maintenant prêtes (elles seront toutes mises en ligne… <a href="http://visualmusic.ning.com/video/fantasia-n-11-1"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/PFi9woz9mSejp3pG5Z93N66fXUf168tXkkPKIUl9buGrkcKiwYbHrE4q*HaTjlsevGakR*03s34j7T0rxzcSvmP4V2Ullc*b/1694931538.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=135" width="240" height="135" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />(English follows)<br /> Voici la onzième des 12 fantaisies pour flûte seule composées par Georg Philipp Telemann, la Fantaisie en sol majeur (allegro-adagio-allegro vivace)<br /> La flûtiste est Maria de Martini, une magnifique musicienne avec qui j’ai le privilège de collaborer depuis plus d‘un an.<br /> Nos versions des 12 fantaisies sont maintenant prêtes (elles seront toutes mises en ligne ici, à raison d’une par semaine) et nous espérons pouvoir bientôt les présenter en "concerts images - musique” (musique jouée sur scène, et images générées et mixées en temps réel).<br /> <br /> À suivre…<br /> <br /> L’album des Fantasias est ici: <a href="https://vimeo.com/album/4855244">https://vimeo.com/album/4855244</a><br /> <br /> Maria a enregistré ces 12 fantaisies, elles peuvent être achetées ici: <a href="http://www.tinyurl.com/zjwyuho">http://www.tinyurl.com/zjwyuho</a><br /> <br /> ---------------------<br /> <br /> This is the 11th fantasia for solo flute of a group of 12 composed by Georg Philipp Telemann.<br /> This one is in G major (Allegro—Adagio—Vivace—Allegro).<br /> The flautist is Maria de Martini, a superb musician with whom I have had the privilege to collaborate for over a year.<br /> Our versions of the 12 fantasias are now ready, they will be posted here to the rate of one per week (or just about).<br /> We hope to be able to present these 12 fantasias in “music - images concerts”, concerts during which the music will be interpreted live, and the images generated and mixed in real time.<br /> <br /> Stay tuned…<br /> <br /> Fantasias album is here: <a href="https://vimeo.com/album/4855244">https://vimeo.com/album/4855244</a><br /> <br /> Festival ready (digital file, HD 1080p, Apple ProRes 422 HQ, or h.264)<br /> <br /> Maria has recorded those twelve sonatas, the music can be purchased here: <a href="http://www.tinyurl.com/zjwyuho">http://www.tinyurl.com/zjwyuho</a><br /> <br /> ------------------<br /> Please consider supporting my work (VERY MUCH in need of support these days). You can make donations via PayPal, starting from here : <a href="http://www.vudici.net/movies/morphing.html#new123108">http://www.vudici.net/movies/morphing.html#new123108</a> (this type of work receives very little help, if any, from the usual channels).<br /> Thank you