FULVIO CALDINI “STEVE REICH IN ITALY, OP. 84″ – TAPE LOOPS VIDEO BY MA – MO: “SAMPLING AND EDITING MEANINGFUL IMAGES”

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FULVIO CALDINI “STEVE REICH IN ITALY, OP. 84″ – TAPE LOOPS VIDEO BY MA – MO: “SAMPLING AND EDITING MEANINGFUL IMAGES”

“In a tape loop, sound is recorded on a section of magnetic tape and this tape is cut and spliced end-to-end, creating a circle or loop which can be played continuously, usually on a reel to reel machine. I’ve just applied the same concept for creating this video clip – sampling and editing meaningful images.” “Steve Reich in Italy, Op. 84″ is a song composed by assembling heterogeneous material with the aim of creating an original electronic composition. The element that acts as a link to the entire piece is given by a series of samples of the voice of Steve Reich is taken from an interview he granted to the composer Fulvio Caldini in Perugia 03.V.1996 – plus few segments of the song “Rockit “by Herbie Hancock.