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

Instrumental Music


"3 Mythologies" for Disklavier (2023)
"2 Bird Counterpoints" for Synthesizer (2023)
"3 Micromelodias" for 3 Steel Tongue Drums (2023)
"2 Serenades" for Synthesizer(s) (2023)
"4 Choreographies" for solo piano (2022)
"... Echo..." for Flute and English Horn (2022)
"5 New Onomatopoeia" for Flute Quartet (2022)
"Black MIDI" for Disklavier (2022)
"2 MPB-Pássaros" for Synthesiser (2022)
"2 Realejos" for A Clarinet, Accordion, and Cello (2020)
"4 Sentimental Etudes" for solo piano (2020)
"2 Little Stories" for alto recorder duo (2020)
"6 Pop Themes" for solo piano (2020)
...Processions... for Flute, Clarinet, Viola, and Cello (2019)
"2 Toys" for solo piano (2018)
Continuum Etude for String Quintet (2 violins, viola, cello, contrabass) (2012)
3 Transcriptions for Solo Piano (2011)
Pop Suite for Solo Piano (2007)

Solo Instrument


"3 Mythologies" for Disklavier (2023)
"2 Serenades" for Synthesizer(s) (2023)
"4 Choreographies" for solo piano (2022)
"Black MIDI" for Disklavier (2022)
"4 Sentimental Etudes" for solo piano (2020)
"6 Pop Themes" for solo piano (2020)
"2 Toys" for solo piano (2018)
3 Transcriptions for Solo Piano (2011)
Pop Suite for Solo Piano (2007)

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)

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 Bird Counterpoints" for Synthesizer (2023)
"2 Little Stories" for alto recorder duo (2020)
"2 MPB-Pássaros" for Synthesiser (2022)
"2 Realejos" for A Clarinet, Accordion, and Cello (2020)
"2 Serenades" for Synthesizer(s) (2023)
"2 Toys" for solo piano (2018)
"3 Micromelodias" for 3 Steel Tongue Drums (2023)
"3 Mythologies" for Disklavier (2023)
"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)
"Black MIDI" for Disklavier (2022)
...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)