A Escarpa (The Sea Cliff)

This is an original dramatic fado song, with a strong evocative feeling. It can be sung or stand on its own as an instrumental.      

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Finding one’s voice: assembling and mixing the little bits that ring inside yourself.

There's the famous theory that everything is a remix, that we are entangled in «webs of significance». Culture, according to the notable anthropologist Clifford Geertz, is «a system of inherited conceptions expressed in symbolic forms by means of which men communicate, perpetuate, and develop their knowledge about and attitudes toward life». Everything that surrounds me … Continue reading Finding one’s voice: assembling and mixing the little bits that ring inside yourself.

A Portuguese Soul (Fado for string quartet)

In Austin, given the contact with the School of music I developed several experiences in the composition level while also studying the rules of the instrumental music associated with fado. Original pieces were produced and premiered by students in recitals to large audiences. In November 2011, Ms. Patty Ho Lee, presented “The Portuguese Way” a … Continue reading A Portuguese Soul (Fado for string quartet)