Compositions by Flo Menezes

[wp = world première]

Retrato Falado das Paixões


Choir (32 voices) and live-electronics.

Based on philosophical excerpts about the human passions.

Realization: Experimentalstudio des SWR, Freiburg.

Commissioned by the Experimentalstudio des SWR, Freiburg, for the SWR Vokalensemble Stuttgart as consequence of the Giga-Hertz-Preis 2007 (for La Novità del Suono).

ca. 34'

wp: on February 12, 2011, Theaterhaus Stuttgart, ECLAT Festival Neue Musik, SWR Vokalensemble Stuttgart conducted by Marcus Creed; Experimentalstudio des SWR, Freiburg; Gregorio Karman, Joachim Haas, Teresa Carrasco and Flo Menezes (electronics); Marcelo Gama (theater direction).

Live-recording of the World première (93,9 MB)
A video of the world première (542,6 MB)
In order to watch the same video at internet (Youtube), click upon this line.

A DVD-video compressed file in Toast format to be downloaded: burn a DVD with it and watch and listen to this professional surround 5.1 mixing in a home theater (2,46 GB)

Score of this work as PDF-file (7,3 MB)

Formal structure and used texts of this work as PDF-file (196 KB)

Watch a lecture by Flo Menezes on video about this piece, given on May 18, 2011, under > lectures and (audio-)documents.

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

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