Durant, Yati; Svalesen, Christian. (2015). Yati Durant and Christian Svalesen w/Häxan 13.04.2015 mix 1, [dataset]. University of Edinburgh. https://doi.org/10.7488/ds/266.
First attempt at spontaneous composition for screen with Häxan (up to Part 2, 1922, Benjamin Christensen), attempt to experiment with “letting the film do the hard work” utilizing simple and direct processes. The improvisation process followed between Method 4: “don’t rehearse at all and play at first sight at the performance” and Method 5: “don’t look at the film at all before, during or after the performance and simply improvise.” (Durant, Yati. 2015. Dramatic Comprehensibility in Improvised Music to Film. [Paper]. IMHSD Conference, Herstmonceux Castle, East Sussex) Film not previously watched, no discussion or rules established beforehand, no specific intention to follow the film. Setup included Laptop running Ableton Live, Korg Kaoss pad and Kaosillator through ZVex, Korg MS-20 and SQ1, Apple iPad running Samplr, Elektron Machinedrum and two trumpets (through effects).
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