Compositions by Flo Menezes

[wp = world première]


Pulsares

1998-2000

1 pianist (piano, prepared piano, resonance piano, ring-modulated piano, virtual piano, harpsichord), chamber orchestra, electroacoustic sounds (4 channels) and live-electronics. (Total of 21 instruments).
Chamber orchestra (according to the spatial disposition of the instruments): English horn in F, bass clarinet in Bb, bassoon, bass trombone in Bb, French horn in F, tenor trombone in Bb, trumpet in C, clarinet in Bb, flute in C (also piccolo), flute in G, oboe, percussion Instruments (performed by 2 musicians), harp, celesta, violoncello, contrabass, violin, viola.

Realization: Studio PANaroma (Unesp).

29'02"

wp: on November 24, 2003, Walt Disney Hall (RedCat; in its inaugural month), Los Angeles; Vicki Ray (piano), New Century Players conducted by David Rosenboom, Mark Trayle and Flo Menezes (electronics).

Live-recording of the world première in Los Angeles (see musicians above) (74,7 MB)

Recording played by Nahim Marun (piano) and the Percorso Ensemble conducted by Ricardo Bologna (66,5 MB)

Live-recording played by Horácio Gouveia (piano) and the Percorso Ensemble conducted by Ricardo Bologna on September 5, 2012 at SESC Vila Nova, during the IX Bimesp 2012 (75,7 MB)

Watch and listen to the video of this performance during the IX Bimesp 2012.

Watch to the videoart by Branca de Oliveira & Pedro Perez (titled "'Pulsares' em planos") with this performance during the IX Bimesp 2012.

Score of this work as PDF-file (16,9 MB)


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