Friday night, April 9th, at Issue Project Room

I work so much with Luke DuBois and the live video portion of his arsenal, that it’s a real treat to play some of his music for a change. Here are some details about his new piece, ‘Moments of Inertia’:

R. Luke DuBois will present his piece, Moments of Inertia featuring Todd Reynolds on violin. The piece is an evening-length performance based on a teleological study of gesture in musical performance and how it relates to gesture in intimate social interaction. The work is written for solo violin with real-time computer accompaniment and video. Moments consists of twelve violin études — ranging from 3-5 minutes in length — each of which uses a different violin performance gesture as a control input for manipulating a short piece of high-speed film (300 frames-per-second) — of a person performing a social gesture. Taking its cue from principles in physics that determine an object’s resistance to change, the violinist’s gestures time-remap and scrub the video clip to explore the intricacies of the performed action.

Visit Issue Project Room’s Website to read more about this concert and Stephan Moore’s new piece to be premiered as well.

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One response to “Friday night, April 9th, at Issue Project Room

  1. I really love this.

    I have always been a fan of the violin, this I must say, is incredibly innovative.

    Thank you.

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