EDSON ZAMPRONHA

 

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MÚSICA E INTELIGIBILIDAD
(Music and Inteligibility)

Music is the result of an intelligibility that transforms a sound experience into a musical experience. In this paper I explain how it works.

GESTURE IN CONTEMPORARY MUSIC - On The Edge Between Sound Materiality And Signification

In this paper I offer a deep explanation on the meaning of gesture in contemporary music and its role as a bridge for the linking of sound materiality and musical signification.

 SIMETRIAS COMPLEXAS: UM FÉRTIL CAMPO DE EXPLORAÇÃO EM MÚSICA
(Complex Symetries: a fertile field for exploration in music)

In this paper a go beyond classic symetries and I explore the potential of using symmetries based on hierarchical similarities in music.

 100 AÑOS DE LA MÚSICA QUE CAMBIÓ LA MÚSICA
(100 years of the work that has changed music)

The magic of Igor Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring: the synthetic cut, the physicality of rhythm and the hierarchic inversion.

TRANSFERÊNCIA: O QUE É, E O QUE OFERECE À MÚSICA?
(Transference: what does it mean, and what does it offer to music?)

Understand what transference is, and discover how it can be carried out by musical instruments, by timbre and performance procedures, and by music itself.

DA ESCUTA DO OBJETO SONORO À COMPOSIÇÃO MUSICAL?
(A music composition from sound objects?)

Is it possible to find out a music composition inside sound objects? Understand one of the key points of Musique Concrète and the way it expands our composicional procedures.

MÚSICA DESPLEGADA EN EL ESPACIO
(Unfolding music into space)

Here I explain how I unfold musical dimensions into musical space including three concrete musical examples that illustrate these innovative procedures.

TOM MOORE INTERVIEWS EDSON ZAMPRONHA

I am interviewed by Tom Moore in an open and outgoing conversation about my background and some of my musical ideas.

MÚSICA CONTEMPORÂNEA BRASILEIRA - EDSON ZAMPRONHA
(Contemporary Brazilian Music - Edson Zampronha)

I explain my trajectories as a composer, my main musical issues and my personal compositional proposals.

TRÊS EXEMPLOS DE RETÓRICA NO DISCURSO MUSICAL
(Three examples of rethoric in the musical discourse)

In this paper I disclose to the reader how it is possible to construct a rethoric discourse in musical composition. I give three examples: one from Beethoven, other from Varèse and another one from my piano piece Reduced Fragments of a Very Large Story.

MÁRMORE, for Tuba & Electroacoustics

This on line publication includes the complete score of the work Mármore, its full recording by Jesús Jara and a comment on the work.

DÊ BOAS-VINDAS À MÚSICA ELETROACUSTICA
(Welcome to Electroacoustic Music)

I am interviewed by Mariá Portugal and in simple words I explain what electroacoustic music is, from where it comes from and how to grasp its specific conception on rhythm.