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Lute Electric

Vassilis Dimitriadis Mike Geranios

  • Greek (with English subtitles); 45 min
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Lute Electric - Vassilis Dimitriadis - Mike Geranios

Greece, Germany, 2016, 45 min
  • Production: Before Sound | Filming Reality

In 2015 the first electric lute is being constructed in the island of Crete. The creator and designer Dimitris Sideris attempts a series of improvised music recordings in locations of exceptional acoustics, architectural structure and history. Affected by these features, the musician enters into a state of dialogue with each space, and gets inspired for on-the-spot compositions with the electric lute. The film introduces this prototype instrument and documents the progress of the project which concludes to a complete music production.