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Scarassatti / Filho / Bomfim: Sonax (Creative Sources)

Working in an AMM vein, Sonax uses a mixture of self-made instruments, sound sculpture and live electronics to create otherworldly improvisation environments.

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product information:

UPC: 5609063401226

Label: Creative Sources
Catalog ID: CS122
Squidco Product Code: 10087

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2008
Country: Portugal
Packaging: Jewel Tray


Marco Scarassatti-sound sculpture

Nelson Pinton Filho-self-made instruments

Marcelo Bomfim-live electronics

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Artist Biographies:

"Composer graduated by Universidade Estadual de Campinas - Unicamp, where have had the following professors:

Livio Tragtenberg; Almeida Prado; J.A.Mannis.

Also were student of composer Florivaldo Menezes in Winter Festival of Campos de Jordão 1994, Brasil.

Master in Multimeans, also by Unicamp, has researched the creative process of composer Walter Smetak, builder of hybrids objects that join plasticity and sonorous production. In Process of achieving Doctor Degree by Faculdade de Educação da Universidade Estadual de Campinas - Unicamp, researching alquemic representations in music and preparing publishing of "Smetak e Suas Plásticas Sonoras".

Cineast self-didactic, its short "A Terra do Silêncio" won 12 awards in 2002 and 2003.

At present, develops research, creation, and build of sonorous sculptures and environment, besides working as University Professor.

Trustee of exposition "Paisagens Plásticas e Sonoras", that got together works of several composers, that in searching new sonorities came to new forms of conventional musical instruments.

In this exposition, have participated:

Tom Zé, Livio Tragtenberg, Wilson Sukorski, Chelpa Ferro, Marco Guimarães, Fernando Sardo, Paulo Nenflídio, Carusto Camargo, Marcelo Petraglia, besides the participation of 14 Sonorous Plastics of Walter Smetak, and for the first time in Brasil, the work of French brothers - Bernard and François Baschet.

(Mostra Sesc de Artes/ 2005 - Sesc Pinheiros Brasil) "

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track listing:

1. Takemitsu´s Garden 5:29

2. Formante Circular 0 1:46

3. Intervenien In Galaxias - Hommage To Haroldo De Campos 7:38

4. Passeio Pelo Jardim Dos Seres E Não Seres 7:58

5. Formante Circular 1 1:07

6. Magnum Chaos 6:06

7. Movimento Pendular 7:10

8. Estudo Para Uma Improvisação Sem Desenvolvimento 8:44

9. Formante Circular 2 1:20

10. Lacuna 4:38

11. Estudo Sobre Solos E Intervenções 12:41
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Working in an AMM vein, with a bit of a ZGA feeling, Sonax uses a mixture of self-made instruments, sound sculpture and live electronics to create otherworldly improvisational environments. For a better understanding of their process have a look at a clip on YouTube.

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Related Categories of Interest:

Creative Sources
Electro-Acoustic Improv
Improvised Music
Free Improvisation
Trio Recordings

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