ECOARTPEDIA 2012-2013 celebrates Ecological Art and the Sound Matrix
Writer and Director Don Barrett is one of the world's most prolific creators of original videos and nominated several times for Best Special Interest Video of the Year by the American Film Institute. Among his releases are:
THE WONDERFUL PLANET
THE FLOATING WORLD
THE STORY OF THE SPACE SHUTTLE
In 1916 GUSTAV HOLST (1874-1934) a brilliant orchestral suite entitled "THE PLANETS". This work has been enjoyed by millions not only in concert halls but also under the stars in outdoor amphitheaters around the world in the 20th. century. Sixty years after it was written, internationally renowned keyboard artist and composer ISAO TOMITA created a highly popular electronic version of the Holst suite and it is this version "THE TOMITA PLANETS" that the award-winning Director Don Barrett chose for the soundtrack of the Grand Tour of the Solar System.
Watch and listen to Gustav Holst...
ECOARTPEDIA 2012-2013 Exhibition Centennial Celebrations honors GUSTAV HOLST by recognizing the worth of his 1916 composition "THE PLANETS" which was considered mysterious and not easy to penetrate for a long period of time. His time has arrived with the sonic boom of the 21st.Century through digital technologies now available to sound artists around the world.
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