Silvio Ferraz

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Silvio Ferraz, (b. 1959, s.paulo), studied composition at the universidade de são paulo (usp) with gilberto mendes and willy corrêa de oliveira. He completed his studies at royaumont foundation, france, with Brian Ferneyhough and James Dillon and at the Ircam's "académie d'été", with Gerard Grisey and Jonathan Harvey. His works have been performed in Brazil and Europe, and recorded on cd by grupo novo horizonte, camerata aberta,smith quartet and ensemble lami.Doctor in semiotic by pontificial catholic university of s.paulo (pucsp) with a thesis about difference and repetition in music. Currently, he is professor of composition at the universidade de campinas (unicamp) and researcher of fapesp (fundação de amparo a ciência de s.paulo) and cnpq, focusing his studies on the relation between composition and computer compositional environments and use of instrumental extended techniques in new compositions. Director of the international winter festival of campos do jordão for the bienum 2009-2010.
First artistic director of the brazilian ensemble Camerata Aberta.
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Ordered by year. Most recent works appears first

Soloist (Instrument or Voice) and Real Time Electronics


Linha d'água fo bass clarinet, with or without Live-Electronics (2021)
Linha-ponto-sombra for tenor sax and live-electronics (2021)
Poema para Zé damas (2009)

Voices and Instruments


Quiescendo With Poem of Annita Malufe (2020)

Chamber Ensemble (5 - 9 instruments)


Calando for bass flute, bass clarinet, percussion, piano, violin and violoncelo (2017)
Couro de Sapo for percussion trio (2017)

Percussion Ensemble


Couro de Sapo for percussion trio (2017)

Instrumental Music


Calando for bass flute, bass clarinet, percussion, piano, violin and violoncelo (2017)
Encruzilhada do Segundo Boi para piccolo solo (2017)
Segunda série de arcos: cantico dos navios... String trio (oder: violin, viola and bass clarinet) (2016)
Flute in two moments solo flute. 1. ritornelo bis (2016) 2. reading beckett: comment dire (2020) (2016)
Partita 3 Partita III for cello solo (2015)
IVº Responsorio For cello solo written to Fabio Presgrave (2015)
Fantasia for piano For piano solo 1. Intermezzo 1 2. Capriccio 3. Intermezzo 2 5. Intermezzo 3 (2014)
Por la ventana el viento for two tenor-bass wind instrument (2014)
Resposta a nonada (2013)
Triptico Partita Partita III, Partita Interludio, Partita I for violoncello solo (2010)
Litania For String Quartet (2010)
Partita 1 for cello Partita 1, from Tríptico Partita For cello solo (2010)
Triptico das linhas Piano and cello. 1. Linha solta 2. Linha de passagem 3. Linha torta (2006)
Lamento quase mudo (2005)
No encalço do boi (2000)
Ritornelo revision 2010. for flute and multiple percussion (1998)

String Quartet


Pássaro de cordas String quartet. (2016)
Litania For String Quartet (2010)

Solo Instrument


Partita 3 Partita III for cello solo (2015)
IVº Responsorio For cello solo written to Fabio Presgrave (2015)
Fantasia for piano For piano solo 1. Intermezzo 1 2. Capriccio 3. Intermezzo 2 5. Intermezzo 3 (2014)
Partita 1 for cello Partita 1, from Tríptico Partita For cello solo (2010)
Triptico Partita Partita III, Partita Interludio, Partita I for violoncello solo (2010)
Lamento quase mudo (2005)

Instruments and Electronics


Linha d'água fo bass clarinet, with or without Live-Electronics (2021)
Linha-ponto-sombra for tenor sax and live-electronics (2021)
Kairos IV pássaros de pó bass flute solo (with or without live-electronics) (2015)
Poema para Zé damas (2009)

Chamber Group ( 2 - 4 instruments )


Pássaro de cordas String quartet. (2016)
Resposta a nonada (2013)
Litania For String Quartet (2010)
No encalço do boi (2000)
Anel anemic [parte 1] for violin and viola (1979)
Anel anemic [parte 1] for violin and viola (1979)
Calando for bass flute, bass clarinet, percussion, piano, violin and violoncelo (2017)
Couro de Sapo for percussion trio (2017)
Encruzilhada do Segundo Boi para piccolo solo (2017)
Fantasia for piano For piano solo 1. Intermezzo 1 2. Capriccio 3. Intermezzo 2 5. Intermezzo 3 (2014)
Flute in two moments solo flute. 1. ritornelo bis (2016) 2. reading beckett: comment dire (2020) (2016)
IVº Responsorio For cello solo written to Fabio Presgrave (2015)
Kairos IV pássaros de pó bass flute solo (with or without live-electronics) (2015)
Lamento quase mudo (2005)
Linha d'água fo bass clarinet, with or without Live-Electronics (2021)
Linha-ponto-sombra for tenor sax and live-electronics (2021)
Litania For String Quartet (2010)
No encalço do boi (2000)
Partita 1 for cello Partita 1, from Tríptico Partita For cello solo (2010)
Partita 3 Partita III for cello solo (2015)
Pássaro de cordas String quartet. (2016)
Poema para Zé damas (2009)
Por la ventana el viento for two tenor-bass wind instrument (2014)
Quiescendo With Poem of Annita Malufe (2020)
Resposta a nonada (2013)
Ritornelo revision 2010. for flute and multiple percussion (1998)
Segunda série de arcos: cantico dos navios... String trio (oder: violin, viola and bass clarinet) (2016)
Triptico das linhas Piano and cello. 1. Linha solta 2. Linha de passagem 3. Linha torta (2006)
Triptico Partita Partita III, Partita Interludio, Partita I for violoncello solo (2010)