Vertical Music

Author: R. Luke DuBois

A chamber piece written for 12 players, lasting 4 1/2 minutes. Each musician was filmed individually in several takes using a high-speed (300fps) camera and a high definition analog-to-digital audio recording setup. When played back at 30fps, total time is ~45 minutes.

Music, filming, editing:
R. Luke DuBois

Performances by (left to right):
top row:
Jodie Rottle – flute
Stuart Breczinski – oboe
Carlos Cordeiro – clarinet
Kevin Baldwin – tenor saxophone
middle row:
Sam Nester – trumpet
Yumi Tamashiro – marimba, percussion
Erika Dohi – piano
Lisa Dowling – contrabass
bottom row:
Leah Asher – violin
Tema Watstein – violin
Hannah Levinson – viola
Meaghan Burke – cello

Videos taken on a Casio EX-F1.
Rendered in Max/MSP/Jitter.
Audio time-stretching done with Michael Klingbeil’s SPEAR:

Thanks to Todd Reynolds.

For Brad Garton.

©2012 Running Out Of Time Music (ASCAP). All rights reserved.

Video source Vimeo

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