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Syncronized Sound and Image

story © Michael Betancourt | published October 7, 2007 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



research: VISUAL MUSIC

OffScreen has a special issue on film sound up, with a forum on synchronization between image and sound, specifically about Visual Music.






 
Abstract Hand-Painted Film article in MFJ

story © Michael Betancourt | published January 15, 2007 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



research: VISUAL MUSIC

Millennium Film Journal 45/46 includes my article on Mary Hallock Greenewalt's "Abstract Films." These are the oldest surviving hand-painted abstract films. [link to pdf]






 
Jack Ox's Color Organ

story © Michael Betancourt | published March 26, 2006 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



research: VISUAL MUSIC

The Color Organ that Jack Ox has on his site looks very interesting. With clips and other info






 
A History of Color Music

story © Michael Betancourt | published March 20, 2006 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



research: VISUAL MUSIC

Here is a recent paper discussing the development of Color Music [pdf]. This version is for preview purposes only.






 
Visual Music and Abstraction

story © Michael Betancourt | published February 2, 2006 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



research: VISUAL MUSIC

Later this month I'm giving this Barbara Wilson Lecture on the history of visual music and abstract art at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.