Luiz CASTELÕES

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Brazilian composer with over 20 years' experience, Castelões’s music blends Brazilian musical traditions with contemporary compositional techniques. Highlights of awards include: XIV and XXIV Brazilian Contemporary Music Biennials (2021 and 2001), Rádio MEC Festival (Semifinalist, 2020), Ibermúsicas (2015), UFRJ School of Music (honorable mention, 2012), and Boston University (“Music by living composer” [pianist B. Oglice], 2007); recent performances/recordings of his music have been given by pianists Aki Fujii (Japan, 2020-22) and Donald Berman (USA, 2021), and by ensembles such as Aulos Flute Ensemble (Iceland, 2021), Roadrunner Trio (Netherlands, 2020), Ensemble Linea (France, 2019), Aleph Gitarrenquartett (Spain, 2019), Ecce Ensemble (France, 2018), Ensemble Mise-En (South Korea, 2018 and 2017), Quartetto Maurice (Italy, 2016 and 2014), and Mivos Quartet (Spain, 2015); His main compositional interests include: Algorithmic Composition, Image-to-Music Conversion, Musical Onomatopoeia, and Brazilian danceability and corporeality. Youtube channel (with score videos): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUbXWEO7OLxxjj9zjg1sqzQ; URL: https://luizcasteloes.com

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Ordered by year. Most recent works appears first

Chamber Group ( 2 - 4 instruments )


"... Echo..." for Flute and English Horn (2022)
"5 New Onomatopoeia" for Flute Quartet (2022)
"2 Realejos" for A Clarinet, Accordion, and Cello (2020)
"2 Little Stories" for alto recorder duo (2020)
...Processions... for Flute, Clarinet, Viola, and Cello (2019)
5 Sounds for Noel Rosa for String Quartet (2014)

Solo Instrument


"4 Choreographies" for solo piano (2022)
"6 Pop Themes" for solo piano (2020)
"4 Sentimental Etudes" for solo piano (2020)
"2 Toys" for solo piano (2018)
3 Transcriptions for Solo Piano (2011)
Pop Suite for Solo Piano (2007)

Mixed Ensemble


G for Flute, Percussion (Vibraphone, Tam-tam), Piano, and Violin (2018)

String Quartet


5 Sounds for Noel Rosa for String Quartet (2014)

Chamber Ensemble (5 - 9 instruments)


G for Flute, Percussion (Vibraphone, Tam-tam), Piano, and Violin (2018)
Continuum Etude for String Quintet (2 violins, viola, cello, contrabass) (2012)
"... Echo..." for Flute and English Horn (2022)
"2 Little Stories" for alto recorder duo (2020)
"2 Realejos" for A Clarinet, Accordion, and Cello (2020)
"2 Toys" for solo piano (2018)
"4 Choreographies" for solo piano (2022)
"4 Sentimental Etudes" for solo piano (2020)
"5 New Onomatopoeia" for Flute Quartet (2022)
"6 Pop Themes" for solo piano (2020)
...Processions... for Flute, Clarinet, Viola, and Cello (2019)
3 Transcriptions for Solo Piano (2011)
5 Sounds for Noel Rosa for String Quartet (2014)
Continuum Etude for String Quintet (2 violins, viola, cello, contrabass) (2012)
G for Flute, Percussion (Vibraphone, Tam-tam), Piano, and Violin (2018)
Pop Suite for Solo Piano (2007)