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Jamshid Jam at the Stanley Museum of Art - Part 2

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When we performed at the Stanley Museum of Art, there was quite a bit of ambient noise. This pushed us to create music like we had never made together yet. Especially, the second part of the concert ended with an incredible constellation of sonic stars . Here is the video: You could already listen to the first part of the concert .

Jamshid Jam at the Stanley Museum of Art - Part 1

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Ramin Roshandel and I were invited to perform for the release party of the book In a Time of Witness - the event took place on September 22, 2023. We were super excited to play for the first time as the Jamshid Jam duet at the Stanley Museum of Art. Plus, we were super lucky that Negar Soufi showed up with two cameras and her friend from Cinematic Arts Malik Ford . Here is the first part of the concert: If you like the music, have a look at our Jamshid Jam Tiny Desk Contest video !

Indiana Jones and the Abbey of Thelema

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In his talk A Missa brevis for Jumping Timelines , Dr. Matthew Arndt proposes to listen to the Missa brevis Abbaye de Thélème (sung by Anika Kildegaard) synchronized with the drama Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade . Here is a playlist with the first part of the movie synchronized to the nine movements of the mass: Indiana Jones and the Abbey of Thelema on youtube .

A Missa Brevis for Jumping Timelines - Video

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On Feb 21, 2024, Associate Professor of Music Theory Matthew Arndt gave a presentation on my Missa brevis Abbaye de Thélème . This presentation opened the roundtable event organized with poet and author Christopher Merrill, and Professor Kristy Nabhan-Warren. Dr. Arndt sets his analysis of the mass in resonance with the writings of Philip K. Dick (Graphics by Dr. Arndt). He also proposes an analogy with Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon , and a synchronization with Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade . I hope you enjoy!

A Missa Brevis for Jumping Timelines

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I'm glad to invite you to this upcoming event: A Missa Brevis for Jumping Timelines: On Music, French Poetry, Dance, and Faith Wednesday February 21, 4-5:30 pm Voxman Music Building, Opera Studio An event organized with the support of OVPR, CLAS, and the School of Music. Refreshments will be served. Roundtable discussion inspired by Anika Kildegaard and Jean-François Charles's Missa brevis Abbaye de Thélème and music video Agnus Dei , featuring Matthew Arndt (School of Music) Christopher Merrill (International Writing Program) Jean-François Charles (School of Music) Q&A moderated by Kristy Nabhan-Warren (Departments of Religious Studies and Gender, Women’s and Sexuality Studies, Office of the Vice-President for Research)

Anika Kildegaard sings the Missa brevis Abbaye de Thélème

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This missa brevis is part of the tradition of musical masses, from Guillaume de Machaut to Gabriel Fauré and Pierre Henry to cite French composers. I was also inspired by Mozart 's short masses - I conducted one of them when I was a student. Six French poets are contributing major texts to the ceremony. The works gives voice to many musical styles: you might hear the influence of Pink Floyd , Karlheinz Stockhausen , Albert Ayler , Dr. Dre , Eminem , Mylène Farmer , La Gale , Keny Arkana , or Lady Gaga . Introitus Instrumental Kyrie feat. Jhe Russell François Rabelais , Inscription mise sur la grande porte de Thélème Gloria Marceline Desbordes-Valmore , Veillée Credo Paul Verlaine , Le ciel est par-dessus le toit , Asperges me Offertorium Instrumental Sanctus feat. Jhe Russell Arthur Rimbaud , Le Mal Benedictus Charles Baudelaire , L'Examen de minuit Agnus Dei François Villon , Ballade des pendus Ite, missa est Inst

Missa brevis Abbaye de Thélème: teasers

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  All teasers at https://youtube.com/@newfloremusic