mini music movies

The artist has a duty to hold back. He must control his feelings and commitment, he cannot pour out his heart unrestricted: he has to give shape to every feeling in an Olympic calm. Only then can the artist express some of his involvement.

— Andrei Tarkovsky

mini music movies

cinematic pastiches

Oldies

mini music movies

Buster Keaton | Mozartian movie madnesss

Buster Keaton | Mozartian movie madness

mini music movie | 20'33"

movie

The Goat
Directed by Buster Keaton & Malcolm St. Clair
Metro Pictures Corporation, 1921

music

Mozart in Crossover
Yester Years, 2011

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Cops!

Cops!

mini music movie | 2'33"

images

Buster Keaton's Best Stunts
edited by Anne Genie (2014)

music

The Lonesome Road
Dennis Elliot & His Orchestra

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Rocket to the moon

rocket to the moon | the magical mystery tour

mini music movie (3′22″)

images

Le Voyage dans la Lune
Georges Méliès, 1902
Speeded up by appr. 444%

music

By Rocket to the Moon
Raymond Scott Quintet (1950)

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Andrei Tarkovsky

mini music movies

andrei-rublev | suites de pièces

Andrei Rublev | suites de pièces

mini music movie (30′22″)

music piece Suite in B-flat major, HWV 434
composed by Georg Friedrich Händel

images from the movie Andrei Rublev (1966)
directed by Andrei Tarkovsky

video pastiche
june 2021

view Andrei Rublev


Stalker | pièces froides

Stalker | pièces froides

mini music movie (33′55″)

music pieces from Pièces Froides
composed by Erik Satie

scenes from the movie Stalker
directed by Andrei Tarkovsky (1979)

video pastiche
june 2018

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Nostalghia | impresiones intimas

Nostalghia | impresiones intimas

mini music movie (21′21″)

music pieces from Impresiones Intimas
composed by Frederico Mompou

scenes from the movie Nostalghia
directed by Andrei Tarkovsky (1983)

video pastiche
may 2017

view Nostalghia


Offret | dreistimmige inventionen

Offret | dreistimmige inventionen

mini music movie (35′11″)

pieces from Dreistimmige Inventionen
composed by Johann Sebsatian Bach

scenes from the movie Offret (The Sacrifice)
directed by Andrei Tarkovsky (1986)

video pastiche
january 2018

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Richard Rijnvos

mini music movies

Amérique du Nord

Amérique du Nord

mini music movie (16′33″)

music

Richard Rijnvos
Amérique du Nord (2016)
part of the cycle Grand Atlas

images

clips from American movies

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Asie | baraka samsara

Asie | baraka samsara

mini music movie (30'44")

music

Richard Rijnvos
Asie (2014/15) part of the cycle Grand Atlas

images

photographed & directed by Ron Fricke
from Baraka & Samsara

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Antarctique

Antarctique

mini music movie (13′22″)

music

Richard Rijnvos
Antarctique (2012) part of the cycle Grand Atlas

images

documentaries by BBC Earth and Anthony Powell
Frozen Planet and A year on Ice

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George Gurdjieff

mini music movies

la-la-land | mini music movie

Gurdjieff in La La Land

mini music movie (18′44″)

music

six pieces composed by George Gurdjieff
performed by Het Metropole Orkest (2006)

images

the movie La La Land (2016)
directed by Damien Chazelle

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The Monastry of Dance | music video

Gurdjieff visits The Monastery of Dance

music video (3′22″)

music

George Gurdjieff - Oriental Suite - V Tibetan Masked Dance
performed by the Metropole Orchestra (2006)

images

scenes from the movie Meetings with Remarkable Men
directed by Peter Brook (1979)

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Gurdjieff reads Prosporo's Books

mini music movie (7′33″)

music

George Gurdjieff - N 33; Untitled Dance,
N 28; Lezginka, N 34; Turkish Dance
performed by the Metropole Orchestra (2006)

images

Scenes from the movie Prosporo's Books
directed by Peter Greenaway (1991)

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Metropolis | mini music movie

Gurdjieff in Metropolis

mini music movie (8′22″)

George Gurdjieff - N8; The Great Prayer
performed by the Metropole Orchestra (2006)

images

scenes from the movie Metropolis
directed by Fritz Lang (1927)

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— mini music movies (2017-2021)

mini music movies | cinematic pastiches

— photo & video art by Frank Zweers