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Day by day program / June, 2010


Mortuos Plango, vivos voco

Video Installation

Composed by Jonathan Harvey in 1980, this electro-acoustic masterpiece blends together the composer’s son’s voice, a chorister, and the harmonies of the bell at Winchester cathedral (using CHANT software for the synthesized voiced created at IRCAM).

Mortuos Plango, vivos vocoThirty years after the premiere of Mortuos Plango, Vivos Voco, the Visual Kitchen collective has created a video installation inextricably linked to the musical story. The viewer-listener is invited to become one of the elements of the video-painting projected on the ground.

Music Jonathan Harvey
IRCAM Computer Music Design Stanley Haynes | Visual Production Visual kitchen (Sam Vanoverscheide & Jurgen Van Gemert) | Concept Lieven Bertels

An IRCAM-Centre Pompidou coproduction. With the support of the Réseau Varèse, subsidized by the European Commission Culture program & universcience.

From Tuesday, 8 to Saturday, June 19, Palais de la découverte

  • Installation visible June 8 - July 31