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Richard Rijnvos | music videos

Style is remarkably instantaneous. Whether we listen to music, admire a painting, read a novel, or watch a film, within mere seconds style shows itself to be an apposite protagonist. True, it is not easy to put into words what style is, but that makes reflecting on it all the more fascinating.

— Richard Rijnvos

compositions by Richard Rijnvos

music videos

fuoco e fumo

dance to chance | music video (14′14″)

music

composed by Richard Rijnvos

recording

The Royal Concertgebouw orchestra
conducted by Daniel Harding
Concertgebouw Amsterdam (12 June 2015)

images

Iglesia de Santiago Apóstol (Sanctu Iacobu)
shot by Frank Zweers
Cádiz, Spain (20 december 2018)

commissioned by and made for

richardrijnvos.com | éditionsR2

video

frankzweers.nl/
december 2018


Antarctique

mini music movie | music video (13′22″)

music

composed by Richard Rijnvos

recording

The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
conducted by Susanna Mälkki
Holland Festival, Gashouder Amsterdam (22 june 2012)

images

Frozen Planet
BBC Earth (2011)

Antartica: A Year on Ice
directed by Anthony Powell (2013)

Antartica
drone footage by Kalle Ljung (2015)

video

frankzweers.nl/
may 2017


Amérique du Nord

mini music movie (16′44″)

a mosaïque of American movies
music

composed by Richard Rijnvos

recording

The Royal Concertgebouw orchestra
conducted by Gustavo Gimeno
Concertgebouw Amsterdam (3 february 2017)

images
Hollywood pastiche

fragments in reverse order:

Steven Spielberg - AI (2001)
The Blue fairy under water in New York City

Alex Proyas - Knowing (2009)
Solar storm destruction scene of New York City

Tim Burton - Mars Attacks! (1996)
Martians landing in America

Victor Fleming - The Wizard of Oz (1930)
Dorothy & Toto unveiling the Wizard of Oz

David Lynch - Blue Velvet (1986)
Opening sequence

Orson Welles - Citizen Kane (1941)
Opening sequence

Stanley Kubrick - Dr. Strangelove (1964)
Major Kong riding the bomb  

Walt Disney - Alice in Wonderland (1951)
Little Alice drinking the bottle

Jerome Robbins & Robert Wise - West Side Story (1961)
Dancing scene on the roof
Fighting scene in the basement

Alfred Hitchcock - Spellbound (1945)
Salvador Dali Dream sequences
Suicide scene

Alfred Hitchcock - Saboteur (1942)
Murder scene at Statue of Liberty

Alfred Hitchcock - Psycho (1961)
Murder scene in shower

Tim Burton - Alice in Wonderland (2010)
Alice falling into the rabbit hole

Walt Disney - Alice in Wonderland (1951)
Alice hurrying to the rabbit hole

Mark Sandrich - Top Hat (1935)
Fred Astaire & top hats dancing sequence
Ballet dance sequences




Michael Bay - Transformers (2007)
Soldiers battle with Transformer Robots in the desert

Alfred Hitchcock - North by Northwest (1959)
Crop duster scene with Cary Grant
Two men waiting in the desert

Quentin Tarantino - Kill Bill: Volume II (2004)
Uma Thurman seeking revenge in the desert

Martin Scorsese - Casino (1995)
Meeting of two Mafiosi in the desert

Baz Luhrmann - Romeo + Juliet (1996)
Leonardo di Caprio in the desert

Wim Wenders - Paris Texas (1984)
Harry Dean Stanton walking in the desert
Eagle lands on a rock

Martin Scorsese - Taxi Driver (1976)
Taxi driver Robert de Niro driving through New York City

Ted Wilde - Speedy (1928)
Taxi driver Harold Lloyd chased by police

Archive material (1920s)
New York city full with cars, busses and trains

Roland Emmerich - The Patriot (2000)
The American Revolution
Scene from the Battle of Camden

Raoul Walsh - The Big Trail (1930)
Pelgrims invading America
Caravan wagons going West

BBC documentary - Pilgrims (2015)
Animation of ships arriving in America

Walt Disney - Alice in Wonderland (1951)
Alice falling into the rabbit hole

John Ford - The Searchers (1959)
Cowboys shooting Indians

The Antoine Fuqua - The Magnificent Seven (2016)
Explosion, horses & cowbows

Stanley Kubrick - 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
Spaceship floating in space

NASA (2015)
Footage from ISS flying over North America
North America on the globe

video

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april 2017


Asie (fragment)

music video (5′44″)

music

composed by Richard Rijnvos
complete work 30 minutes (2014-15)

recording

Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
conducted by Pablo Heras-Casado
Concertgebouw Amsterdam (19 march 2016)

images

Baraka
Ron Fricke (1993)
Chinese Landscapes
TLC Chinese tourism Office

video

frankzweers.nl/
august 2016


early work | Frank Zweers & Richard Rijnvos

Atlantique

short film | early work (10′10″)

by Frank Zweers & Richard Rijnvos
1994

for Samuel Beckett

slideshow | early work (12′12″)

by Frank Zweers & Richard Rijnvos
1992


— Richard Rijnvos music videos (1992-2018)

more | music videos

— photo & video art by Frank Zweers