Compositions by Flo Menezes

[wp = world première]

Contesture IV – Monteverdi altrimenti


1) Original Version (1990): viola, cello, trumpet (in si b), piano, synthesizer, bass instrument (bass clarinet in B or double basse), 2 tapes (2 channels each) and live electronics;
2) Definitive Version (1992-93): trumpet soloist and ensemble (clarinet/bass clarinet, trombone, piano/synthesizer, sopran saxophone, 2 percussion players and 2 tapes (2 channels)).

Realization: Studio PANaroma (studio of the composer).

ca. 16'10"

wp: on August 7, 1993, SESC Vila Nova, São Paulo; 29. Festival Música Nova, Carlos Sulpício (trumpet), Grupo Novo Horizonte conducted by Graham Griffiths and Flo Menezes (electronics).

Recording played by Carlos Sulpício (trumpet soloist) and the Ensemble Novo Horizonte conducted by Graham Griffiths (36,7 MB)

Live-recording of the concert on September 5, 2012 at the SESC Vila Nova, São Paulo, during the IX Bimesp 2012, played by Carlos Sulpício (trumpet soloist), members of the Percorso Ensemble, and conducted by Flo Menezes himself (after more than 25 years without conducting) (43,8 MB)

Watch to the video of this 2012 performance conducted by Flo Menezes

Score of this work as PDF-file (25,4 MB)

Listen to the piece following it with its score clicking here!

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