"Spirit-Shadows, Dancing, II" is a variation of a laptop trio written by Richard D. Hall in 2010. The performers are (L-R) Billy Henry, Richard D. Hall and Matthew O'Neill. The audio is performed using several Native American flute samples that the performers themselves performed before hand and a variety of MIDI controllers with Abelton Live and Digital Performer; the interactive video was programmed by Richard Hall using Quartz Composer with live animal footage provided by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. The piece is based on the spiritual connection Native American culture's have towards animals, particularly animals native to Texas. The animals used for the piece are: the bat ( the guardian of the night), the coyote ( a trickster; sometimes considered an omen of bad things), the rattlesnake (a hunter; usually seen in healing and fertility rites) and the hawk ( the great messenger and observer of the sky). The performance took place at Loyola University in New Orleans, LA, on February 24, 2011.

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