Compositions by Flo Menezes

[wp = world première]


Contrafacta

2013

Brass quintet (trumpet in Bb, trumpet in C, French horn in F, trombone in Bb and tuba in F) and live-electronics (ad libitum).

ca. 13'

wp: on November 27, 2013, Teatro Maria de Lourdes Sekeff of the Institute of the Artes at Unesp, São Paulo; Brass quintet: Israel Salomé and Adenilson Telles (trumpets), Nikolay Genov (horn), Carlos Freitas (trombone) and Luis Serralheiro (tuba), conducted by Flo Menezes.

Listen to all the steps that gave rise to the work Contrafacta:

1) The masterpiece Mille Regretz by Josquin Desprez on which Contrafacta is based (4,9 MB)

2) Flo Menezes' transcritpion for brass quartet of Mille Regretz, played by Israel Salomé and Adenilson Telles (trumpets), Carlos Freitas (trombone) and Luis Serralheiro (tuba) (3,9 MB)

3) Flo Menezes' transgression for brass quintet of Mille Regretz, as if it was viewd through the looking glass of Stravinsky, played by Israel Salomé and Adenilson Telles (trumpets), Douglas Costa (horn), Carlos Freitas (trombone) and Luis Serralheiro (tuba) (3,5 MB)

4) And finally, a studio recording (with the same musicians as above) of Contrafacta (30,9 MB)

Live-recording of the world première in São Paulo conducted by Flo Menezes (see musicians above: wp) (38,4 MB)

Watch and listen to the video of the world première conducted by Flo Menezes.

Score of this work as PDF-file (7,1 MB)


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