Books and Articles by Flo Menezes

 

Books


Apoteose de Schoenberg – Ensaio sobre os arquétipos da harmonia contemporânea
(Written between August 1984 and December 1985).
First edition: Edusp / Nova Stella, São Paulo, 1987. (Out of print).
[Second edition, revised and amplified: Ateliê Editorial, São Paulo, 2002. See below.]
His first book, written at the age of 22/23, about Schoenberg, Berg, Webern (and others) and about contemporary harmony and modern harmonic techniques.


Luciano Berio et la phonologie – Une approche jakobsonienne de son œuvre
Verlag Peter Lang, Frankfurt a.M./Paris/New York, 1993. Book about the work of Berio and its relationships with structural phonology (phonemics). (Out of print).
ISBN: 3-631-45351-5.

[See also about the book below].


Un essai sur la composition verbale/électronique "Visage" de Luciano Berio
Quaderni di Musica Realtà Nr. 30*, Mucchi Editore, Modena, 1993. Book in which the electroacoustic piece Visage by Luciano Berio is circunstancially analysed. First Prize (unanimously) of the First International Contest for Musicology (Premio Latina di Studi Musicali, 1990). (Out of print).

[Together with the book Luciano Berio et la Phonologie... it constitutes the Doctoral Thesis written in 1991 under the auspices of Henri Pousseur and presented to the University of Liège, Belgium, on February 1992. Doctoral degree obtained "avec grande distinction"].

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Música Eletroacústica – História e estéticas.
Edusp, São Paulo, first edition 1996, second edition 2009 (with CD enclosed). First book in Brazil about the Electroacoustic Music and its history, including translations of historical texts (by Russolo, Varèse, Stockhausen, Boulez, Meyer-Eppler, Pousseur, Krenek, Eimert, Maderna, Berio, Koenig, Schaeffer, Risset, Chowning, Dahlhaus, Manoury and Menezes). On the CD, works by: Koenig, Ligeti, Schaeffer, Berio, Pousseur, Risset and Menezes.
ISBN: 85-314-0301-4.


Atualidade estética da Música Eletroacústica
Editora Unesp, São Paulo, 1999 (big format, including a CD and scores of A Dialética da Praia and of Parcous de l'Entité). Book about the main aesthetic questions on Electroacoustic Composition: inner time of sound, interaction between instruments and electronics, spatiality, concept of writing, and analysis of electroacoustic compositions.
ISBN: 85-7139-224-2.


Apoteose de Schoenberg – Tratado sobre as Entidades Harmônicas
[1st Edition: Edusp / Nova Stella, São Paulo, 1987. See above.]
2nd Edition, revised and amplified: Ateliê Editorial, São Paulo, 2002. Book about Schoenberg, Berg, Webern (and others)
and about contemporary harmony and modern harmonic techniques.
ISBN: 85-7480-109-7.


A acústica musical em palavras e sons
Ateliê Editorial, São Paulo, first edition 2004, second edition 2014 (with CD enclosed). Book about the main acoustic concepts under the point of view of the composer and of the electroacoustic music.
ISBN: 85-7480-216-6.


Música Maximalista – Ensaios reunidos sobre a Música Radical e Especulativa
Editora Unesp, São Paulo, 2006. Collected writings on contemporary and electroacoustic music, with the most remarquable interviews.
ISBN: 85-7139-670-1.


de spectris sonorum
Book in booklet format (100 pages, in Portuguese and English) with texts about eight electroacoustic works (PAN: Laceramento della Parola (Omaggio a Trotskij); Phantom-Wortquelle; Words in Transgress; Contextures I (Hommage à Berio); ATLAS FOLISIPELIS; Harmonia das Esferas; Colores (Phila: In Praesentia); Crase and Traces), accompanying the video-DVD "de spectris sonorum", Selo SESC, São Paulo, August 2011.


Matemática dos afetos – Tratado de (re)composição musical
Edusp, São Paulo, 2013 (with CD enclosed). Treatise on musical (re)composition, containing the main concepts and techniques of Flo Menezes.
ISBN: 978-85-314-1422-0.


Nova Ars Subtilior – Essays zur maximalistischen Musik
Wolke Verlag, Hofheim (Germany), 2014 (with sound examples for downloading – see below), edited by Ralph Paland. Collected Writings by Flo Menezes (in German and English, including all his Cologne lectures and other texts, besides an extensive dialog with Ralph Paland).
ISBN: 978-3-95593-058-5.

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A very positive article about the book in Germany by Friederike Jurth in the Neue Musik Zeitung in April 2015


Luciano Berio – Legado e atualidade
Editora Unesp Digital, São Paulo, 2015. Texts by Flo Menezes (Editor), Umberto Eco, Enzo Restagno, Silvio Ferraz, Leonardo Martinelli, Sérgio Kafejian, Maurício De Bonis, Helen Gallo, Tiago Gati, Fábio Scucuglia, Alexandre Lunsqui, Rael Gimenes and William Teixeira.
ISBN: 978-85-68334-64-4 (digital).

Free download at:
http://www.culturaacademica.com.br/

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Música e universo – Do mundo da música à música do mundo
Book about the main concepts of contemporary composition related to the universe of sound objects. (Unpublished)


Uma luz sobre a obra de Stockhausen
Work in progress with analysis of pratically all the main works of Karlheinz Stockhausen.


 

Articles (Selection)


"O que vem a ser o 'Sistema de Polarização' – a segunda menor é o átomo do sistema tonal". In: Newspaper "Viva há Poesia", published by the concret poets of São Paulo in 1979, p. 5. (Historical text, written in January 1979 at the age of 16: first publication in Portuguese about the theory of harmonic polarization).

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"Micro-Macro". In: Program notes for the world première of Micro-Macro – Liedforma de amor a Reg, MASP, São Paulo, on 9 November 1983. (Historical text in which the term "maximalism" – "manifesto maximalista" – was introduced for the first time).

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"Une poétique phénoménologique et structurale – Le rapport texte/musique chez Luciano Berio". (First publication about Berio in the Mitteilungen from the Paul Sacher Foundation). In: Mitteilungen der Paul Sacher Stiftung, Nr. 7, Basle, April 1994, pp. 34-37.

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"A espacialidade na Música Eletroacústica". (Written in December 94 / January 95). In: Revista ARTEunesp, Vol. 11, FEU (Fundação Editora da Unesp), São Paulo, 1995, pp. 53-61.


"Do som do tempo ao tempo do som". (Written in May 1995). In: Proceedings (Anais) of the "II SBC&M - 2nd Brazilian Symposium on Computer Music", Sociedade Brasileira de Computação, Canela, RS, July/August 1995, pp. 228-231.


Text (in English and in German) about Parcours de l'Entité. (Written in June 1995). In: H. Leopoldseder and C. Schöpf: Prix Ars Electronica 95, ORF, Linz, Austria, June 1995, pp. 184-185.

Download this text in both languages as PDF-file (4,2 MB)


"O Maximalismo comemora os 70 anos de Berio". (Written in December 1995). In: Suplemento Literário nº 11 (under the title: "Berio: 70 anos"), Secretaria de Cultura do Estado de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, March 1996, pp. 3-5.


"O papel e as limitações das escrituras". (First translation to Portuguese of the text "Le Rôle et les Limitations des Écritures", part of the book Luciano Berio et la Phonologie). In: ARTEunesp, Vol. 13, Editora Unesp, São Paulo, 1997, pp. 13-30.


"To be and not to be – Aspects of the interaction between instrumental and electronic compositional methods". (Written in December 1996). In: Leonardo Music Journal (as the Artist's Article), Vol. 7, the MIT-Press, USA, December 1997, pp. 3-10. Available (without musical examples) also at Internet.

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"La spatialité dans la Musique Electroacoustique – Aspects historiques et proposition actuelle". (Written between December 1995 and March 1997). In: L'espace: Musique / Philosophie, textes réunis et présentés par Jean-Marc Chouvel et Makis Solomos, Edited by Sorbonne, L'Harmattan, Paris, 1998, pp. 351-364. ISBN: 2-7384-6593-5.


"As vanguardas e os públicos". (Written in March 97). In: Revista Concerto, Ano III, n. 17, São Paulo, April 1997, p. 17.


"A Teoria da Unidade do Tempo Musical de Karlheinz Stockhausen". (Written in May 1997). In: Arte Brasil, Instituto de Artes da Unesp / Pós-Graduação, Ano 1, Nº 1, São Paulo, August 1998, pp. 81-85.


"A trajetória de vanguarda de Stockhausen". In: Caderno 2 of O Estado de São Paulo (under the title: "Compositor é o Beethoven do século 20"), February 7th, 1998, p. D-16.


"A condição histórica da escuta à luz de Stockhausen". (Written in September 1998). In: Revista Concerto, Ano IV, n. 34, São Paulo, October 1998, p. 16.


"Response to book review". (Written in October 1998). In: Computer Music Journal, Volume 22 (Physical Modeling of Musical Instruments), Number 3, Fall 1998, The MIT Press, p. 4.

Link to this article: http://www.jstor.org/sici?sici=0148-9267(199823)22%3A3%3C4%3ARTBR%3E2.0.CO%3B2-L&cookieSet=1

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"Neue Form und neue harmonische Techniken im Bereich instrumentaler und elektroakustischer Musik". (Written in June 1999). In: Komposition und Musikwissenschaft im Dialog III (1999-2001), Maurico Kagel, Flo Menezes et al., Signale aus Köln – Musik der Zeit, Band 6, Lit Verlag, Münster, 2003, pp. 33-60. ISBN: 3-8258-7161-4.


"As coisas, seus nomes e seus lugares". (Written in February 2001). Foreword to Arnold Schoenberg, Harmonia, Editora Unesp, São Paulo, 2001, pp. 9-18. ISBN: 85-7139-362-1.


"For a morphology of the interaction". (Written in February 2001). In English: Organised Sound – An International Journal of Music Technology, Volume 7, Number 3, Cambridge University Press, December 2002, pp. 305-311. ISSN: 1355-7718. In German: "Für eine Morphologie der Interaktion", in: Komposition und Musikwissenschaft im Dialog III (1999-2001), Maurico Kagel, Flo Menezes et al., Signale aus Köln – Musik der Zeit, Band 6, Lit Verlag, Münster, 2003, pp. 168-190. ISBN: 3-8258-7161-4.


"A estonteante velocidade da Música Maximalista – Música e física: elos e paralelos". (Written in September 2003). First published at Internet: itaucultural.org.br/interatividades2003/menezes.cfm

Download the definitive version of this article as PDF-file (in Portuguese, 112 KB) as published in the book Música Maximalista

Download an English unpublished version of this article as PDF-file (288 KB)


"Música de palabras – Entrevista a Flo Menezes". (Interview given to Jaime Eduardo Oliver in Lima, Peru, May 2004). In: Distancia Crítica, Ano 1, Número 2, Lima, Peru, August 2004, pp. 30-32.

Download this interview (in Spanish) as PDF-file (2,7 MB)


"Uma conversa com o compositor". (Lecture on his life and work given in 10 August 2004 at the Centro Cultural São Paulo). First published at Internet (as PDF file inside the menu "música brasileira contemporânea 1"): http://www.centrocultural.sp.gov.br/cadernos/index.asp

Download this lecture (in Portuguese) as PDF-file (384 KB)


"Flo Menezes – Antologia pessoal". (Interview about his main ideas and tastes). In: Jornal O Estado de São Paulo, 23 January 2005, Caderno 2 / Cultura, D12.

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"Das ‘laborinthische’ Verhältnis von Text und Musik bei Luciano Berio". In: Musik-Konzepte 128 – Luciano Berio, edition text+kritik, München, IV/2005, pp. 24-41. ISBN: 3-88377-784-6. ISSN: 0931-3311.


"Sullinterpretazione della Musica Acusmatica". In: Program notes of the III Festival di Musica Acusmatica of Cagliari, Italy, June 2006, pp. 16-18.
Download this article (in Italian) as PDF-file (1,1 MB)


"Flo Menezes em conversa". (Interview with Leonardo Martinelli). In: Revista Concerto, Ano XI, n. 118, São Paulo, June 2006, pp. 18-19.


"Odisséia eletroacústica". (Internet interview in Portuguese given to Humberto Pereira da Silva, July 2007). First published at Internet: http://p.php.uol.com.br/tropico/html/textos/2880,1.shl

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"O espaço e seus opostos". (First published in the book Música Maximalista). in: Rodrigo Duarte & Vladimir Safatle et alli, Ensaios sobre Música e Filosofia, Associação Editoral Humanitas, São Paulo, 2007, pp. 159-193. ISBN: 9788577320318.


"La voie du syncrétisme: sur la Musique Électroacoustique au Brésil". In: Circuit – Musiques Contemporaines, Volume 17, Numéro 2 (2007), Les Presses de l’Université de Montréal, Montreal, pp. 55-64. ISBN: 978-2-7606-2067-4. ISSN: 1183-1693.


"Stockhausen é a além-música". (Article in Portuguese about the death of Karlheinz Stockhausen; written in December 2007). First published at Internet: http://p.php.uol.com.br/tropico/html/textos/2937,1.shl

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"A música de Flo Menezes". (Internet interview given to Nina Gazire, May 2008). First published at Internet: http://blog.premiosergiomotta.org.br/category/musica/

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"Dos ouvidos para cima". (Article about the difference between popular and speculative music; written in July 2008). In: Revista Concerto, Ano XIII, n. 142, São Paulo, August 2008, p. 21.

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"Por que escrever sobre a Música Eletroacústica?". In: Eloy F. Fritsch, Música Eletrônica – Uma Introdução Ilustrada, Editora da UFRGS, Porto Alegre, 2008, pp. 15-19. ISBN: 978-85-7025-999-8.


"O Livro do Ver(e)dito" (written in 2004); "Analogue versus Digital, did this fight ever exist? (Roundtable mit Flo Menezes, Jean-Claude Risset, Daniel Teruggi und Hans Tutschku am 9. Oktober 2004"; "Hommage an Henri Pousseur zum 75. Geburtstag" (Conversation in German with Pousseur et alii on 3 December 2004 in Cologne). In: Komposition und Musikwissenschaft im Dialog VI (2004-2006), Flo Menezes et al., Signale aus Köln – Musik der Zeit, Band 12, Im Verlag der Apfel, Wien, 2008, pp. 62-63; 65-94; und 101-115. ISBN: 978-3-85450-412-2.


"Stockhausen permanece". (Foreword to the Brazilian translation of Stockhausen's book "Stockhausen on music"). In: Karlheinz Stockhausen & Robin Maconie, Stockhausen Sobre a Música, Madras, São Paulo, 2009, pp. 13-28. ISBN: 978-85-370-0399-2.


"... e as utopias morrem mais um pouco: Henri Pousseur". (Article about the death of Henri Pousseur). In: Revista Concerto, Ano XIV, n. 149, São Paulo, April 2009, p. 19.

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"Von B-A-C-H zu C-A-G-E – Das unendliche Ende einer merkwürdigen Betreuung". (After the death of Henri Pousseur). In: MusikTexte 121 – Zeitschrift für Neue Musik, Köln, May 2009, pp. 44-46. ISSN: 0178-8884.

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"...new means(,) old meanings...". (Essay presented as lecture at the EMS'09 in Buenos Aires, Argentine, in May 2009). First published at Internet:
http://www.ems-network.org/ems09/proceedings.html

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"Ressonâncias". (Interview to Maurício Ayer about Chopin, Schumann, Mahler, Brahms etc.; see the full recording in the menu Lectures). In: Program of the 41. Festival Internacional de Inverno de Campos do Jordão – A Música e seus Diálogos, Secretaria de Cultura do Estado de São Paulo, São Paulo, July 2010, pp. 81-84. (Listen to the full interview under >lectures and (audio-) documents).

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"Komplexe Einfachheit – Ein Gespräch mit dem Komponisten Flo Menezes". (Interview in German to Hans-Peter Jahn by the occasion of the world première of Retrato Falado das Paixões). In: ECLAT 2011 – Festival Neue Musik Stuttgart (Programm), SWR2 & Musik der Jahrhunderte, February 2011, pp. 26-29 (followed by an interview with theater régisseur Marcelo Gama Cardoso about the work by Flo Menezes).

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"Música para ouvir (e ver)". (Interview to Alexandre Charro about his ideas and his aesthetical approach). In: +SOMA 023, São Paulo, May 2011, pp. 58-65. (Listen to the full interview under >lectures and (audio-)documents).

Download this interview as PDF-file (in Portuguese, 1 MB)

Download the full internet version of this interview as PDF-file (in Portuguese, 1,7 MB)


"Adorno e o paradoxo da Música Radical". In: Theodor W. Adorno, Introdução à Sociologia da Música, Editora Unesp, São Paulo, 2011, pp. 13-43. ISBN: 978-85-393-00061-7.

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"The timelessness of Maximal Music". In: Proceedings of the 38. International Computer Music Conference (ICMC) 2011, University of Huddersfield, UK, 31 July - 5 August 2011, 2011, pp. 437-440. ISBN: 978-0-9845274-0-3.

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"Les trois passions des trois temps". (Essay about Retrato Falado das Paixões). In: Synergies (Brésil), Numéro 9 / Année 2011 – Revue du GERFLINT, Paris / São Paulo / Montréal, December 2011, pp. 91-102. ISSN: 1518-8779.

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Also published at Internet:
http://ressources-cla.univ-fcomte.fr/gerflint/Bresil9/bresil9.html

and there look at "Synergies Brésil":
9 - Musique des mots et mots en musique; Créations, culture urbaine et formation

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"Anedotas de vida e morte". (About the death of Karlheinz Stockhausen). In: Gustavo Alfaix, Em Busca do Som – A Música de Karlheinz Stockhausen nos Anos 1950, Cultura Acadêmica Editora (Editora Unesp), São Paulo, 2011, pp. 15-18. ISBN: 978-85-393-0207-9.


"Tolerância, diferenças e radicalidade – Entrevista com o compositor Flo Menezes". (Interview to Camila Frésca on the occasion of the 50th birthday of the composer). In: Revista Concerto, São Paulo, April 2012, pp. 18-20. ISSN: 1413-2052.

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"Uma reflexão dinâmica sobre Pousseur – conversa entre Flo Menezes e Rodolfo Valente". (Interview given to Rodolfo Valente about Apostrophe et six réflexions by Henri Pousseur). In: Rodolfo A. D. V. Valente, Generalização da periodicidade – Um estudo sobre Apostrophe et six réflexions, de Henri Pousseur, Cultura Acadêmica Editora (Editora Unesp), São Paulo, 2012, pp. 131-141. ISBN: 978-85-7983-286-4.

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"Senha e contrassenha". In: Livio Tragtenberg (org.), O Ofício do Compositor Hoje, Editora Perspectiva, São Paulo, 2012, pp. 91-101. ISBN: 978-85-273-0947-9.


"Flo Menezes – Um músico maximalista". (Article about the composer followed by an interview to Alice Giraldi). In: UnespCiência (Magazine), São Paulo, September 2013, pp. 6-11.

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"Cálculo e expressão – 6 perguntas para Flo Menezes". (Interview to Manuel da Costa Pinto for the newspaper Folha de São Paulo). In: Folha de São Paulo (Guia da Folha), São Paulo, August 31, 2013, pp. 30-31.

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"Arnold Schönberg e a hegemonia do pensado". In: Jorge de Almeida & Wolfgang Bader (orgs.), O Pensamento Alemão no Século XX, Volume III, Editora Cosacnaify, São Paulo, 2013, pp. 135-160. ISBN: 978-85-405-0518-6.


"Luciano Berio". (Long essay about the music of Luciano Berio). In: Nicolas Donin & Laurent Feneyrou (direction scientifique), Théories de la Composition Musicale au XX. Siècle, Volume 2, Symétrie, Lyon (France), 2013, pp. 1095-1120. ISBN: 978-2-914373-60-9.


"Modelling the live-electronics in electroacoustic music using particle systems". (Written in collaboration with André Perrota & Luis Gustavo Martins). In: Proceedings of the 40. International Computer Music Conference (ICMC) 2014, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece, 14-20 September 2014, 2014, pp. 363-370. ICMA-ISBN: 978-0-9845274-3-4.

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"Flo Menezes – El arte de entender la electroacústica". (Interview given to Saúl Rodríguez). In: Siglo Nuevo, n. 247, Santiago, Chile, November 2014, pp. 66-69.

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"Suma teleológica da composição musical: por uma breve sociologia da recomposição". In: Guilherme Nascimento & José A. Baêta Zille & Roger Canesso (orgs.), A Música dos Séculos 20 e 21, Série Diálogos com o Som, Volume I, EdUEMG, Barbacena (MG), 2014, pp. 61-72. ISBN: 978-85-62578-49-6.

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"A inversão das distâncias – Do som do corpo ao corpo do som". In: Revista Música Hodie, Goiânia, Vol. 14, n.1, December 2014, pp. 39-48. ISSN: 1676-3939.

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"Duas décadas de Studio PANaroma". (Text about the history of the most important Studio for Electroacoustic Music in Brazil, founded by Flo Menezes in July 1994, celebrating its 20 years). In: Revista Vórtex, Curitiba, Vol. 2, n.2, December 2014, pp. 1-18. ISSN: 2317-9937.

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"Le Studio PANaroma – 20 ans d'histoire". In: LIEN – Revue d'Esthétique Musicale, Volume VII – 2015, Musiques & Recherches, Ohain, Belgium, May 2015, pp. 9-20.

Download this article as PDF-file (in French, 2,6 MB)
or the whole Revue at the internet:
http://www.musiques-recherches.be/fr/edition/la-revue-lien


"Gilberto, persona gratíssima". (Text in homage to the Composer Gilberto Mendes). In: II Festival de Música Contemporânea Brasileira, Anais, Campinas, May 2015, pp. 57-63.

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or at the internet:
http://www.sintonizenacultura.com.br/projeto/fmcb2


"Transgresso e Intertensão – 5 Fragmentos para o Entendimento de uma Transmodernidade". In: Flávia Nascimento Falleiros & Márcio Scheel (orgs.), Reflexões sobre a Modernidade, Paco Editorial, Jundiaí (SP), 2014, pp. 233-249. ISBN: 978-85-8148-819-6.

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"…new means(,) old meanings…". In: Resonancias – Revista de Investigación Musical,Vol. 19, n. 36, enero-junio 2015, Instituto de Música – Facultad de Artes, Pontifícia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, first semester 2015, pp. 121-130.

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or the whole Revue at the internet:
http://www.resonancias.uc.cl/


"Arte Conceituando". (Interview given to João G. Rizek in São Paulo, September 2015). Published at internet:

http://arteconceituando.typepad.com/my-blog/2016/09/flo-menezes-.html

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"Suma teleológica da composição musical: por uma breve sociologia da recomposição". In: Marcos Lacerda (org.), Música, Coleção Ensaios Brasileiros Contemporâneos, Funarte, Rio de Janeiro, 2016, pp. 311-322. ISBN: 978-85-7507-178-6.


 

Translations


Poesia Sonora – Poéticas experimentais da voz no séxulo XX. Edited by Philadelpho Menezes, Educ, São Paulo, 1992. Translation (from the Italian) of texts by Ernest Robson, Dick Higgins and Giovanni Fontana.
ISBN: 85-283-0044-7.


Música Eletroacústica – História e estéticas.
Edited by Flo Menezes, Edusp, São Paulo, first edition 1996, second edition 2009. [See above.]
Besides his own texts: translation (from the Italian, French, German and English) of texts by Luigi Russolo, Edgar Varèse, Werner Meyer-Eppler, Henri Pousseur, Pierre Boulez, Bruno Maderna, Luciano Berio, Pierre Schaeffer, Carl Dahlhaus, Jean-Claude Risset, John Chowning and Philippe Manoury, and revision of translations (by Regina Johas) of texts by Karlheinz Stockhausen, Ernst Krenek, Herbert Eimert and Gottfried Michael Koenig.
ISBN: 85-314-0301-4.


Henri Pousseur: Apoteose de Rameau e outros ensaios (critical edition/translation of the main writings by Pousseur on harmony, with a foreword about the Belgian composer), Editora Unesp, São Paulo, 2009. ISBN: 978-85-7139-919-8.


Flo Menezes: Luciano Berio – Legado e atualidade
Editora Unesp Digital, São Paulo, 2015. Translation from the Italian of texts by Umberto Eco and Enzo Restagno (with the support of both authors).
ISBN: 978-85-68334-64-4 (digital). [See details above in > Books]

Free download at:
http://www.culturaacademica.com.br/


 

Some encyclopedias with specific references on Flo Menezes & relevant musicological essays on his music


Klangraum – 40 Jahre Neue Musik in Köln 1945-1985
Kölner Gesellschaft für Neue Musik, Wienand Verlag Köln, 1991, pp. 85-86.
ISBN: 3-87909-261-3.


Internationale Dokumentation elektroakustischer Musik
by Folkmar Hein and Thomas Seelig, Elektronisches Studio der Technischen Universität Berlin / Deutsche Gesellschaft für Elektroakustische Musik (DegeM), Pfau Verlag, Saarbrücken, 1996, p. 227. (Containing a list of his electroacoustic works until 1995).
ISBN: 3-930735-59-8.


História da Música no Brasil
by Vasco Mariz, Editora Nova Fronteira, Rio de Janeiro, 2000, pp. 485-486. (In which he is considered as the leader of the electroacoustic music in Brazil).
ISBN: 85-209-1050-5.


Die Symphonie im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert
by Wolfram Steinbeck and Christoph von Blumröder, Handbuch der musikalischen Gattungen, Band 3, Teil 2, Laaber Verlag, Laaber, 2002. (In which, on page 306, his electroacoustic work Sinfonias is seen metaphorically as the last stage of the symphonic genre).
ISBN: 3-89007-542-8.


Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart: Allgemeine Enzyklopädie der Musik
Article by Ralph Paland: Personenartikel "Menezes, Flo", in: Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart: Allgemeine Enzyklopädie der Musik, 2., neubearbeitete Auflage, Hg. Ludwig Finscher, Supplement, Bärenreiter/Metzler, Kassel/Stuttgart, 2008, pp. 546-547.
ISBN (Supplement): 978-3-7618-1139-9.

Download this article by Ralph Paland about Flo Menezes as PDF-file (in German, 292 KB), with kind permission of Bärenreiter Verlag


Música clássica brasileira hoje
by Sidney Molina, Publifolha, São Paulo, 2010, pp. 61-65.
ISBN: 978-85-7914-154-6.


Vorzeitbelebung – Vergangenheits- und Gegenwarts-Reflexionen in der Musik heute
Edited by Jörn Peter Hiekel; musicological essay by Ralph Paland on the musical aesthetics of Flo Menezes and on his works Sinfonias, Phantom-Wortquelle; Words in Transgress, and specially on Todos os Cantos; Wolke, Hofheim, 2010, pp. 128-139.
ISBN: 978-3-936000-85-6.


Flo Menezes
Long analytical essay (in German) on the composer and his works (26 pages) by Ralph Paland, in: KdG – Komponisten der Gegenwart, edition text + kritik im Richard Boorberg Verlag, Lieferung vom Juni 2014.

http://www.nachschlage.NET/document/17000000906


Einleitung [über Flo Menezes]
by Ralph Paland (in German), in: Flo Menezes, Nova Ars Subtilior – Essays zur maximalistischen Musik (see above in books by Flo Menezes), Wolke Verlag, Hofheim (Germany), 2014, pp. 7-12.
ISBN: 978-3-95593-058-5.


Música de Duas Dimensões – Correspondências entre os Universos Instrumental e Eletroacústico
by Helen Gallo Dias, Editora Unesp Digital, São Paulo, 2014. ISBN: 978-85-7983-592-6 (digital). Analytical essay (in Portuguese) on his piece Profils écartelés.

Free download at:
http://www.culturaacademica.com.br/


Anamorfoses na Música Eletroacústica Mista
by Tiago Gati, Editora Unesp Digital, São Paulo, 2015. ISBN: 978-85-7983-707-4 (digital). Analytical essay (in Portuguese) on his piece Parcours de l'Entité.

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