Videos and audio-documents

Flo Menezes analysing his piece ...donde solo las plantas suenan... for harp and electronics, from 2015, during its world première on June 17, 2018, in São Paulo (in Portuguese).

Video-teaser made by the FAPESP about the dialog between Flo Menezes and the Physycist Nathan Berkovits on March 2nd, 2018, at the IMS (Instituto Moreira Salles) in São Paulo about the relationship between Music and Physics.

The same video through the FAPESP link at Youtube:

Video-teaser with a talk from Flo Menezes about his work laçoentrelaço during the CD recording of the work by the OJE (Orquestra Jovem do Estado de São Paulo) in 2017.

Video-teaser about the special one-week course given by Flo Menezes about the work LICHT by Karlheinz Stockhausen, titled "exCURSO LICHT – LUZes sobre Stockhausen", from 6 to 12 February 2017, at the Praça das Artes in São Paulo.

Flo Menezes talks in French to the audience in Strasbourg, France, in the occasion of the world première of his piece S(c)enario) with Les Percussions de Strasbourg, on November 23rd, 2016 (10,1 MB)

Watch to the video of an interview (in Portuguese) about musical form and other related subjects, lasting 1 hour and 30 minutes, given to Jorge Santos at the Studio PANaroma in São Paulo on June 28th, 2016.

Watch to the video of the one-hour long lecture (in Portuguese) about Giacomo Puccini on April 23th, 2016, at the Theatro Municipal de São Paulo.

Watch to the video with the lecture by Flo Menezes on November 6th, 2015, during the Forum-IRCAM in São Paulo, about his piece TransScriptio and about his software MPSP for sound spatialization.

A video making-of about the DVD "Boulez+" for the Selo SESC, in which Flo Menezes is interviewed; 2015 (in Portuguese) (72,7 MB)

Flo Menezes speaks in 2015 (in Portuguese) about his acousmatic piece "Stream from outer space" (2001).

Watch to the video of an interview (in Spanish) with Flo Menezes produced by the CMMAS (Centro Mexicano para la Música y las Artes Sonoras), Morelia, Mexico, in July 2015.

Video of a Composition Class (in Spanish) given by Flo Menezes at the CMMAS (Centro Mexicano para la Música y las Artes Sonoras), Morelia, Mexico, in July 2015.

Video of a Dialog with Flo Menezes and Brazilian Composers and Musicologists (in Portuguese) in Belo Horizonte in September 2014.

A video of the Composition Class which was given by Flo Menezes about his Contrafacta at the 45. Festival de Inverno de Campos do Jordão in July 2014 (in Portuguese) (302,9 MB)

An institutional video of the 45. Festival de Inverno de Campos do Jordão in July 2014 (interview of Flo Menezes and Sérgio Kafejian, in Portuguese) about his piece Contrafacta (5 MB)

A video of a masterclass at the University of São Paulo (USP, in Portuguese) in 14 April, 2014, about his piece Gefäß des Geistes for piano (32,9 MB)

Video on Youtube of this masterclass.

Video-teaserfro 2014 with Flo Menezes (in Portuguese with English subtitles) about his work Contrafacta (2013) during the recording in CD of this piece.

Lecture (in French) on the Studio PANaroma and its researches during the Festival "Espace du Son" organized by Musiques&Recherches in Brussels, Belgium, in November 2013:
A video with this lecture (153,1 MB)

Dialogue (in Portuguese) between Flo Menezes, the philosopher Vladimir Safatle and the Literature specialist Manuel da Costa Pinto in São Paulo in June 2013, on occasion of the new book issue "Treatise on (Re)composition" ("Matemática dos Afetos") by Flo Menezes by the USP Press (Edusp).

Dialogue (in Portuguese) between Flo Menezes and the philosopher Vladimir Safatle at the Paço das Artes (USP) on May 15, 2013:
Audio of the full dialogue (the initial voice is from Flo Menezes) (54,7 MB)
Video (fragment of last part) of the dialogue (167,1 MB)

Video of the important Brazilian philosopher Vladimir Safatle affirming (in Portuguese) in the television interview "Provocações" from TV Cultura of São Paulo that Flo Menezes is the international reference for composition in Brazil (21,1 MB)

Video internet interview (in two parts: 24' + 28'30") given in Portuguese by Flo Menezes to Leandro Gardini on December 3, 2012, to the UOL-TV ( about music, composition, poetics of musical composition, aesthetics etc. Title: "Flo Menezes em defesa da música radical":

Part 1 (204,1 MB)
Part 2 (241,6 MB)

Video with the public conversation (in German) between Flo Menezes and Christoph Keller just before the world première of the piano piece Gefäss des Geistes on November 9, 2012, at theTonhalle (kleiner Saal) in Zurich, Zwitzerland:

Watch the video of this conversation.

Interview (50'40") given in Portuguese by Flo Menezes to George Alveskog on October 2, 2012, about Stockhausen and about Motus in fine velocior (34,8 MB)

Interview (44'18") given in Portuguese by Flo Menezes to Rafael Filippini on September 20, 2012, about sound, sonoplastic effects, the relationship between music and cinema, the elements of musical composition etc. (30,4 MB)

Video in which the great Brazilian composer Gilberto Mendes, former Professor of Flo Menezes, on the occasion of his 90. birthday in 2012, speaks (in Portuguese) about the concrete poetry and affirms inbetween that Flo Menezes is the most important Brazilian composer in the fields of electronic music (17,6 MB) Traces (mp3 _3,5MB)

The musical journalist Nelson Kunze speaks (in Portuguese) to his colleagues, on September 12, 2012, about Flo Menezes and his work and importance on the context of new music in Brazil (32,8 MB)

Lecture (in Portuguese) on Binary Oppositions in the musical composition during the "II Encontro Paranaense de Composição Musical", inside the "32. Festival de Música de Londrina", Paraná, Brazil, in July 2012:
A movie with an excerpt of his talk (89,3 MB)

Internet interview (in Portuguese, 5') with Flo Menezes and Branca de Oliveira for the SESC website about his work Colores, part of his DVD de spectris sonorum (16,3 MB)

A 1 hour long conversation (in Portuguese) on June 11, 2011, with his composition student Rodolfo Valente about the variation "Sur la Dynamique" of the piano piece "Apostrophe et 6 Réflexions" by Henri Pousseur (23,9 MB) Traces (mp3 _3,5MB)

DVD-Video (circa 1 hour) with his analytical lecture (in Portuguese) on his work Retrato Falado das Paixões, given one day after his Aula Magna at the Unesp in São Paulo, thus on May 18, 2011:

Download this a Toast Totanium file and burn a DVD to watch in your DVD-player (4,39 GB) Traces (mp3 _3,5MB)

Video (circa 1 hour) with his Aula Magna on Spatiality in Music when he became "Professor Titular" at the Unesp in São Paulo on May 17, 2011 (339,2 MB) Traces (mp3 _3,5MB)

Just the audiofile (2h43m) of the public discussion with the jury for the obtention of the degree of "Professor Titular", with the participation of Professors Marisa Rezende, Carole Gubernikoff, Amilcar Zani, Rodrigo Duarte and John Boudler (186,5 MB) Traces (mp3 _3,5MB)

A short TV interview given on May 5, 2011, in Uberlândia (MG, Brazil) in which Flo Menezes explains, under other things, the origin of the Joycean word "panaroma", used as the name of the Studio founded by him at the Unesp (11,2 MB) Traces (mp3 _3,5MB)

More than 1 hour interview (in Portuguese) on December 8, 2010, to Alexandre Charro for his Review +SOMA about his aesthetic approach to music and life (see reduced publication under >books and articles) (73,3 MB) Traces (mp3 _3,5MB)

An 1 hour 27 minutes long interview (in Portuguese) on November 30, 2010, to Raquel Setz about his aesthetic concepts in music (55,2 MB) Traces (mp3 _3,5MB)

Watch to the video of an interview (in Portuguese) in which Flo Menezes talks about "Kontra-Punkte" by Karlheinz Stockhausen.

Video (circa 39') with the interview given (in Portuguese) by Flo Menezes about Luciano Berio and his Sequenze to Raimo Benedetti in August 2010 (166,7 MB) Traces (mp3 _3,5MB)

Watch to this video at Youtube.

"Ressonâncias" – about 1 hour interview (in Portuguese) to Maurício Ayer about Chopin, Schumann, Mahler, Brahms etc. given in June 2010 (see reduced publication under >books and articles) (73,8 MB) Traces (mp3 _3,5MB)

TV interview (in English) in London on the occasion of the performance by members of the London Sinfonietta, in October 2009, of his work Parcours de l'Entité (68,2 MB) Traces (mp3 _3,5MB)

Short video excerpt of the long lecture Flo Menezes gave (in English) about his works at CCRMA at the Stanford University (USA) on October 24, 2007 (in the presence of John Chowning, who came especially from San Francisco to see Flo Menezes' lecture; Chowning can be seen among the audience) (34 MB) Traces (mp3 _3,5MB)

Watch to the video documentary "'labORAtorio' in decomposition" by Ana Guimarães from 2006, in which Flo Menezes makes an analytical approach (in Portuguese with English subtitles) of his piece labORAtorio.

Watch to the video documentary "Plans of 'Pulsares'" by Ana Guimarães from 2006, in which Flo Menezes makes an analytical approach (in Portuguese with English subtitles) of his piece Pulsares.

Flo Menezes interviewed by Prof. Paulo Ramos Machado in 1997 at the first building of the Studio PANaroma (221,5 MB)

A historical, rare audio document: Flo Menezes interviewing Luciano Berio (in French) at the Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria, on August 22th, 1989, when he was the only student of Berio during that Festival! In this interview, Berio revealed some aspects of his masterpiece Visage for the first time, which influenced Flo Menezes' awarded analysis of this piece as main section of his PhD in Liège under the direction of Henri Pousseur (concluded in the beginning of 1992) (53,3 MB)

A historical document: the public analysis that Flo Menezes made of the Konzert Op 24 by Anton Webern at the age of 21, on April 13, 1984, during the "II Semana da Composição" at the Anfiteatro da USP, University of São Paulo.

On this occasion, Flo Menezes conducted the first Brazilian performance of this masterpiece of Webern (listen to this performance under >musical performances) (in Portuguese, 24.3 MB)

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