The languages and dialects of the
world as the basic material for a musical composition
Multi-ethnic scenic oratorium
& Music: J.J.
50 - 100 speakers of any
The basic idea aims to unify
various ethnic groups through the
of their languages into a complete multi media work.
The texts employed - regardless if literature or colloqial speech -
substantial meaning but function solely as pure elements of sound.
The individual sound and rhythm of these language elements, however,
are not concealed but can be readily identifyed as specific
expressions. In the same way the various timbres of the different
instruments in an orchestra interact with one another, the
various linguistic sounds complement one another and merge into a
musical and rhythmic composition
Music of the 5 Continents
Visual Musical Voyage around teh
Conversational concert with an individual selection of original
instruments from Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia as well as Jean
Jacques Lemêtres own constructions from various theatre
Concert and short seminar in one:
Lemêtre gives an improvised concert, during the course of which
he explains and plays rare, and relatively unknown, scarcely preserved
traditional instruments, of which only a few examples exist nowadays,
and illustrates the origin and the cause of his own instrumental
Original compositions for theatre,
ballet, film, tv and other scenic productions
played live or as sound track
"Traditional Music and
"Construction of Instruments" a.o.