Jean Ven Robert Hal

Jean Ven Robert Hal ( stage name of Roberto D' Agostino Vendola; born 1970 in Milan ) is an Italian musician and composer of electronic music.


Jean Ven Robert Hal studied architecture, interior decoration and design. First contacts with the music and composition, he had at the age of six, when he began to play the piano. After a period of neglect, he came to the music in his adolescence closer again.

Hal is a keyboardist, composer, arranger and synthesizer programmer. It uses digital and electronic tools in the use of " vintage " with brands such as Moog, ARP, EMS, Elka, Oberheim, Synclavier, Fairlight CMI, Mellotron, a forerunner of the current sampler, which Theremin and other musical instruments.

Jean Ven Robert Hal is later converted to the " Cosmic Music " ( Krautrock ). The formed musical style that was born in the late sixties in Germany, is known for the expression of creative and widespread use of the synthesizer, vocoder and dedicated electronic systems. The various musical influences of the " cosmic music " that have characterized the musical path of Hal, are the psychedelic genre, and " minimalism ", as well as electronic music, especially the post- Webern. Currently, the " Cosmic Music " is inserted and connected to the genre of " ambient", and generally categorized as "New Age".


His talent comes in the album "Cosmic Nature" to light and is characterized by broad melodies and sounds of "cosmic " cases.

"Cosmic Nature" is a journey into space, the nature of the universe, but also -incorporated internal state. Among the songs a very important symphony, the composition of the same name, which can be found in the overture of the album. Other successful titles that were mentioned on television, and is currently return back to the forefront on the Internet are:

  • " Hopes and Dreams" ( Spiegel Online ):

Complete symphonic atmosphere reminiscent of classical music. Hal is able to bring with acoustic resonance color in the synthesizer.

  • Laser Hal 1 ( Part 1 ) ( Spiegel Online ):

Is an electronic cosmic interpretation, which is an inner journey through time to the beginning. It develops more symphonic, but still accompanied by fully electronic effects in part to a hectic rhythm, and in the second part. He used the theremin and Mellotron choirs, the legendary mythical " M400 " in addition to other synthesizers.

  • Laser Hal 2 (Part. 2 ) ( Spiegel Online ):

One of the classic songs, cosmic -based sequencing in a harmonious and complex chain lock. "Laser Hal " represents the journey of several phases of the inner life, sometimes accompanied with resolution of the face, but always with a " red thread ". His " cosmic" sounds evolve into a rhythmic dance.

  • Moon Voice ( Spiegel Online ):

Develops instead of a rhythmic techno dance in sounds. It is dedicated entirely to the first "moon landing" of Apollo 11 in 1969, a song. You can hear the original voices of Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins in electronic processing.

Jean Ven Robert Hal © & ®, fascinated by the world of 3D computer graphics, has done for over ten years, several studies and improvements in this area. He is currently working on a multimedia project ( 3D visual and musical experimentation), which will be released in a DVD. (2011-2013 ).

Hal also approached the composing soundtracks for films, music for short films and composed a symphony for electronic Sigle TV.

Further cooperation

Hal has several collaborations with the greatest masters of Italian and European Synthesism performed: " Gian Felice Fugazza ", former professor of electronic music at the conservatory in Bologna (Italy). Also known as head of a major news agency and that he has written numerous articles in professional journals and books about music synthesizer. He is also mentioned in many books and music lexicon.

Then Hal worked on commercial jingles, and musical collaboration with various musicians in many productions including MTV Music, and the procedures for the music of some TV networks.

Further collaborations with various classical musicians, choral conductors and symphony orchestras, including " Adriano Bassi " (also known as a music critic for the RAI). In the years 1997-1998 | 98 for various concerts of classical music:

  • "Imperial" Nelson Mass ( Missa in angustiis - 1798 ) by Franz Joseph Haydn
  • " Missa " by José J. E. Lobo de Mesquita
  • Compositions by Heitor Villa -Lobos

Jean Ven Robert Hal © & ® also sang as a tenor in the ornate choir " Coro Hispano Americano " in Milan 's Instituto Cervantes of 1996-1999, led by director Marco Dusi. He was represented in more than fifty major concerts of the choir.

Play online music

  • Hopes and dreams
  • Anima
  • Laser Hal 1 ( Part 1)
  • Laser Hal 2 ( Part 2)
  • Moon Voice
  • Automation
  • Equilibrium


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