Ensemble mpmp

New piece for Ensemble mpmp

New song for the Portugal-based Ensemble mpmp featuring two singers, to be premiered on the 30th of September 2015 at Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal. The text is from a medieval (13th century) poem by Rui Pais de Ribela, an Iberian troubadour who allegedly took part in Afonso X’s court meetings. DE ESCÁRNIO E MALDIZER Four medieval poems recreated by four contemporary…


‘Stochafrica’ for percussion

The piece Stochafrica (2015) was commissioned by percussionist and jazz drummer Pedro Segundo. It will be premiered at St. James Theatre, London, on the 25th of September. Tickets can be found here. Programme notes: Stochafrica derives its name from the use of indeterministic procedures. It pays tribute to Xenakis, the developer of so-called Stochastic Music. A…

Exceprt from a vida e nossa

‘A Vida é Nossa’ performances

The piece A Vida é Nossa for symphonic wind band has been performed by the Aveiro University wind band on the following dates: 7 January at 6pm at the Auditório do Conservatório de Música de Coimbra, Portugal 8 January, 6pm, at Auditório do Departamento de Comunicação e Arte, Aveiro University, Portugal.

IRCAM 2014 demo 1

Patches from IRCAM demo

The patches demoed during the IRCAM Forum Workshop 2014 were published at IRCAM ForumNet’s OpenMusic user group. They have been redesigned to take full advantage of the new ‘reactive’ mode in OpenMusic 6.9 and can be found here.