Pedro Carneiro

Chamber Music

1. Marimba and String Quartet

Pedro Carneiro has commissioned a series of works for marimba and string quartet, as well as performing several existing works for this combination - please find a few suggestions below:

Cantos Tonales (En Épocas Atonales), Fernando Altube
Suite d'aquém e d' álem Mar II, Eurico Carrapatoso
Canto Circular, Clotilde Rosa
Dança Nr. 1, Egberto Gismonti
Perspective, Rui Penha
Mayu (2009), Akira Nishimura
Verzweigungen (2009), João Rafael
Ends Meet, Luís Tinoco
Juego de Sombras II (Cascadas), Raúl Tudón Toledo
Déploration sur la Mort de Gérard Grisey, James Wood
Sound of the Five, Chen Yi

with the Arditti Quartet, Ysaÿe Quartet, Chilingirian Quartet (Europe), Shanghai Quartet (USA) or other quartet of international level.

2. Marimba Duo: Five Piano Sonatas by Muzio Clementi

A full recital programme featuring these exciting piano sonatas, in a pointillistic transcription for two 5 octave marimbas. First heard in two sold out concerts in Lisbon in 2005.

with Tatiana Koleva or other marimbist of international level.

3. Marimba and Mixed Chamber Choir

An ecletic programme for 12 voices and marimba, opening with the voices alone with the "Messe de Notre Dame" by Guillaume de Machaut. It features "Street Songs" by Steve Martland and transcriptions of several traditional African music.

with Voces Cælestes or other chamber choir of international level.


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