Tag Archives: Music

Photocakes – Breakdancing


Photo Cakes - Breakdancing

Carnival IV


Carnaval in Uruguay, Las Llamadas parade.

Carnival IV

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Flamenco III


Flamenco III

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Flamenco dancer II


Flamenco dancer II

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Painting a tango I


Tango dancers I

Painting a tango II


Tango dancers III

New York Swings


Not much to tell about this piece, it speaks for itself, or rather swings by itself ūüôā
(Check out what cocktails at nightclubs were going for…)
Enjoy the moves and great sound!

Leo

Siempre Uruguay – Forever Uruguay


A compilation of scenes from one of the smallest and beautiful countries in South America.
Aerial shots are the property of the Ministerio de Turismo y Deporte del Uruguay – special thanks.
The still shots of bronco riding are the property of Eduardo Amorin – Many thanks.

Enjoy the show,
Leo

They Yellow Trotter’s Flight


Przewalski’s horse (pronounced / sh’e-val-skee.) Known as Equus ferus przewalskii or Dzungarian horse, is a rare and endangered subspecies of wild horse native to the steppes of central Asia, specifically Mongolia. At one time extinct in the wild, it has been reintroduced to its native habitat in Mongolia at the Khustain Nuruu National Park, Takhin Tal Nature Reserve, and Khomiin Tal.

Most “wild” horses today, such as the American Mustang or the Australian Brumby, are actually feral horses descended from domesticated animals that escaped and adapted to life in the wild. In contrast, Przewalski’s horse has never been domesticated and remains a truly wild animal today. ¬†The Przewalski’s horse is considered the only remaining truly wild horse in the world.

This piece revolves around the return of the wild horse from near extinction to a new world after many years of being away from its natural habitat. The present appears as a dream as it struggles to replace what it knew about this world. And the yellow little horse wants to fly again through the high steppes of Asia, despite the modern world.
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The background music is very particular and native to this area which includes “throat singing” by Huun Huur Tu. Throat singing is a form of vocalization in which the singer manipulates multiple notes at once — the resonances (or formants) created as air travels from the lungs through the vocal folds and out of the lips to produce a melody.

Opals – Water and Time


You will¬†¬†see a collection of my little friends together with some cataloged opals from the The Australian National Opal Collection. ¬†Special motion graphics and animated motion sequences were added at the bottom of the screen to represent the passage of time and the leaching of water through the layers of soil which is what forms opals over a long time…

Across the world, precious opal occurs in very few locations because it required a very special series of geological, climate and possibly biological phenomena to coincide for opals to form. These special criteria occurred in what is now the great desert regions of central Australia, which produces around 90% of the world’s precious opal.

Opals are formed from a solution of silicon dioxide and water. As water runs down through the earth, it picks up silica from sandstone, and carries this silica-rich solution through cracks and voids caused by natural faults or decomposing fossils. As the water evaporates, it leaves behind a silica deposit. This cycle repeats over very long periods of time, and eventually opal is formed.
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Music: Tibetan bell & Sounds from Outer Space Uranus V-2 06 – The real Horst (by special permission.) Remix by Leo Bar; The Ancients – Celestial Aeon Project – Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0)
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[sources:¬†nationalopal.com/opals/precious-opal-formation.html¬†–¬†mindat.org/¬†]