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Tape – David Bowie, Peaches, The Libertines, Prince, Black Sabbath, Yann Tiersen and more

TAPE

The history of a major music artist in the time it takes to play one of their songs.

-Chilly Gonzales-
-Etienne Daho-
-Peaches-
-David Bowie-
-Ride-
-The Libertines-
-Carl Craig-
-Prince-
-John Cale-
-LCD Soundsystem-
-PJ Harvey-
-Black Sabbath-
-Iggy Pop-
-Laurent Garnier-
-Radiohead-
-Yann Tiersen-
-Pixies-
-Françoise Hardy-

Genre: Pop/Rock / Documentary series
Duration: 18 x 3min episodes
Languages: French / English

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Scenes from a Ferry by Alexander Ekman 2017

”We were seen as the perfect couple. No complications. Won’t you miss never to sleep with anyone but me? I am pregnant. What shall we do now? Do you want a divorce? I don’t know. I am totally confused.”

The internationally acclaimed Swedish choreographer Alexander Ekman creates creates an experimental and improvised choreographic installation with movements, and a dialogue based on Ingmar Bergman’s praised TV- series from 1973 ’Scenes from a marriage’. The TV-series was broadcasted all over the world and created debate and controversy as it, based on Bergman’s own experiences, in an unusually frank manner exposed psychological tensions in a marriage.

The performance has never been rehearsed. The dancers only got brief instructions and some codes to follow. Alexander Ekman dances together with dancers from the Royal Swedish Ballet.

The Swedish composer Mikael Karlsson has written most of the music in the flm and accompanies and improvises himself on a piano based on Ekman’s ideas and instructions.

Ingmar Bergman’s son Ingmar Bergman jr is executive producer, together with Marie-Louise Sid-Sylwander, rehearsal director at the Royal Swedish Ballet.

The installation was flmed during its first performance at the ‘Bergman Week’ festival in Fårö, Sweden.

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Concert for the Pope – Lully: Te Deum / Biber: Missa Salisburgensis at the Basilica of St. John Lateran, Rome in 4K

Within the framework of the remembrances of the end of the World War I. France and Czech Republic offered a concert to the Pope, an exceptional evening on October 25th 2018, organized by Château de Versailles Spectacles at the Basilica of St. John Lateran in Rome.

In the program:
Te Deum by Lully & Missa Salisburgensis by Biber

Václav Luks, the talented Prague conductor of Collegium 1704 takes up the challenge of reviving these works of considerable proportions with the choir of the Centre of Baroque Music of Versailles.

Genre: Classical Music Concert
Director: Julien Condemine
Year: 2018
Duration: 90 minutes
Format: 4K HDR

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Salif Keita live at Jazz à la Villette 2018

The return to the stage of one of the biggest voices on the African continent, celebrating a career spanning half a century: Salif Keita.

It was in 1968 that Salif Keita made his own revolution: breaking with his princely family who opposed his desire to become a singer (function reserved for the caste of the griots), he settled in Bamako and made his debut in the marketplaces, cafes and discos. Shortly after, he joined the Rail Band of saxophonist Tidiani Koné, whose success in all of West Africa brought his fame. Half a century later, Keita is recognized as a star of African music, for the beauty of his voice, and for his ability to keep the spirit of his Mandinka roots and his traditional instruments in productions of international stature. What a joy to find the great singer, inventor of an Afro-pop who has toured the world, and whose appearances have become rare in recent years, at the heart of an evening that celebrates Africa’s creative dynamism.

Genre: World Music
Director: Giuseppe de Vecchi
Duration: 56 minutes
Format: HD

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Brad Mehldau “Three Pieces After Bach” live at the Philharmonie de Paris 2018

Brad Mehldau is one of the most influential jazz musicians of the last twenty years. For this exceptional program, he takes Bach’s The Well-Tempered Clavier as a starting point to inspire his compositions.

By committing to Three Pieces After Bach, a project created at Carnegie Hall in New York in 2015, Brad Mehldau was immediately clear in his approach: “It’s not a question here of doing jazzy Bach. I have nothing against that, but my program only includes works by Johann Sebastian Bach or my own music.” Even if the influence of classical music – and that of Bach in particular – has always been big for many jazz musicians, what Brad Mehldau is proposing here is quite novel. The American pianist has always grasped his art without blinders on, and with unfailing intellectual rigor, whether playing his own composition or a jazz standard, or even a Radiohead pop theme. Three Pieces After Bach is first and foremost his personal way of taking on Bach’s heritage on virgin paths. From the Modern Jazz Quartet to Jacques Loussier via Joachim Kühn and, more recently, Dan Tepfer, the history of jazz is full of experiments around the Cantor of Leipzig, but the one that Mehldau offers is unlike any other.

Genre: Jazz / Classical music concert
Director: Samuel Thiebaut
Duration: 75 minutes
Format: HD

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Morphed / Tero Saarinen 2018

In Morphed, a band of seven men, bursting with intense, yet multi-layered masculine energy, delve into manifold themes such as change and sensuality. Tero Saarinen‘s internationally praised choreography ranges from the brutally aggressive to the meditatively soft and minimalistic – much like the music by composer Esa-Pekka Salonen. The stunning set and lighting design by Saarinen’s long-time collaborator, Bessie-award winner Mikki Kunttu, are complemented by insightful costumes from one of Finland’s leading fashion designers, Teemu Muurimäki.

Genre: Contemporary Dance
Director: Louise Narboni
Duration: 61
Format: HD

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