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Bechegas / Rodrigues / Rodrigues: Secrets Under Trees (Creative Sources)

Recording at Berlin-Wedding's performance space Werkhalle Wiesenburg in the summer of 2023, the free improvising chamber trio of violist Ernesto Rodrigues and cellist Guilherme Rodrigues meet with Portuguese flutist Carlos Bechegas, bringing contemporary classical technique to an extended and energetically tempestuous improvisation and a sprightly "Time Between".
 

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Guilherme Rodrigues-cello


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UPC: 5609063407952

Label: Creative Sources
Catalog ID: cs795
Squidco Product Code: 34113

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2023
Country: Portugal
Packaging: Cardboard Gatefold
Recording live at Werkhalle Wiesenburg in Berlin on June 18th, 2023, by Guilherme Rodrigues.

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Recording at Berlin-Wedding's performance space Werkhalle Wiesenburg in the summer of 2023, the free improvising chamber trio of violist Ernesto Rodrigues and cellist Guilherme Rodrigues meet with Portuguese flutist Carlos Bechegas, bringing contemporary classical technique to an extended and energetically tempestuous improvisation and a sprightly "Time Between".


Artist Biographies

"Flutist, improviser and composer, born in Lisbon, Portugal in 1957. For eight years he studied Classical Music and played with Carlos Zingaro and his electro-acoustic improvisation trio... He took several workshops on different musical languages such as jazz and improvised music with Steve Potts, Takashi Kako, Carlos Zingaro, Steve Lacy, Evan Parker, Richard Teitelbaum and Peter Kowald. He took Contemporary Classic Composition lessons with Emmanuel Nunes and Flute extended techniques with Pierre-Yves Artaud; he also studied Theatre and Multimedia. He has played solo, in duos and trios in several concerts and some of the most important festivals in the World, having released several CDs. As parallel activities, he has worked for several years in Music and Drama therapy with handicapped-children; in 1993/95 he organised two improvised music meetings; he took and directed music workshops on improvisation and composition with new technologies. He recently began to do Photograph exhibitions, and has created his author label "Forward.rec" to exclusively release his music projects."

-Portuguese Music Research & Information Center (http://www.mic.pt/dispatcher?where=0&what=2&show=0&compositor_id=91&pessoa_id=177&lang=EN&site=ic)
2/21/2024

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"He has been playing the violin for 30 years and in that time has played all genres of music ranging from contemporary music to free jazz and improvised music, live and in the studio.

His main interest shifted towards contemporary improvised and composed music.

The relationship with his instruments is focused in sonic and textural elements.

Electronic music was an early influence on his approach to violin playing, which challenges traditional romantic concepts of the violin/viola through use of preparations and micro tuning.

Active in different settings on the Portuguese scene for free improvised music, both as a collaborator and in leading his own groups.

Music for Dance, Cinema, Video and Performance.

Has created the record label Creative Sources Recordings in 1999, which mainly concentrates on releasing experimental and electro-acoustic music."

-Creative Sources (http://creativesourcesrec.com/creative_artists.html)
2/21/2024

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"Was born 1988 in Lisboa, Portugal and started playing cello and trumpet at Orquestra Metropolitana de Lisboa at the age of 7. In 1999 joined Conservatório Nacional de Música de Lisboa to study classical and music theory and in the current year recorded his first album - Multiples - with Ernesto Rodrigues and José Oliveira out on Creative Sources Recordings.

Apart from work in music ensembles ranging for contemporary classical to free improvisation, also works with live music poetry, theatre and film-music. After lengthy residency in Lisboa, (1988-2016) moved to Berlin and has been active as composer and improviser in the scene.

Worked with some international and renewed artists like Ernesto Rodrigues, Jean-luc Guionnet, Margarida Garcia, Manuel Mota, Alfredo Costa Monteiro, Sei Miguel, Tim Goldie, Jeffrey Morgan, Oren Marshall, Gerhard Uebele, Klaus Kurvers, Gabriel Paiuk, Nicolas Field, Jaime Fennelly, Blaise Siwula, Will Guthrie, Pawel Grabowski, Michael Thieke, Wade Matthews, Leonel Kaplan, Diego Chamy, Gabriel Paiuk, Barry Weisblat, Joe Giardullo, Jassem Hindi, Tisha Mukarji, Masahiko Okura, Taku Unami, Toshihiro Koike, Sharif Sehnaoui, Christine Abdelnour, Alexandre Bellenger, Carlos Zingaro, Romaric Sobac, Nuno Rebelo, Nuno Torres, Naoto Yamagashi, Heddy Boubaker, Gerhard Uebele, Guillermo Torres, Tomas Gris, Carlos Santos, Bruno Parrinha, Miguel Leiria Pereira, Miguel Ivo Cruz, Alberto Cirera, Nuno Morão, Mark Sanders, Dennis Gonzaléz, Alípio Carvalho Neto, Raymond Macdonald, Neil Davidson, David Stachenas, Lisa Ullén, D'incise, Cyril Bondy, Miguel Mira, Rodrigo Amado, Abdul Moimême, Monsieur Trinité, João Madeira, Álvaro Rosso, Gil Gonçalves, Marian Yanchyk, Filipe Passos, Rodrigo Pinheiro, Christian Wolfarth, Thanos Chrysakis, Bechir Saade, Kurt Liedwart, Miguel A. Garcia, Ilia Belorukov, Andrew Lafkas, Gao Jiafeng, Eric Wong, Johan Moir, Casey Moir, Magda Mayas, Matthias Muller, Alexander Frangenheim ...

Has performed and toured in all Europe. Released more than 30 albums of his own projects."

-Creative Sources (http://creativesourcesrec.com/creative_artists.html)
2/21/2024

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Track Listing:



1. Despite The Storm 26:11

2. The Time Between 6:53

Related Categories of Interest:


Creative Sources
Improvised Music
Free Improvisation
Trio Recordings
Chamber Jazz
European Improvisation, Composition and Experimental Forms
New in Improvised Music

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