• First world audition of Brasiliana n.11 for eight cellos and pianoThe piece was composed in the same year by Radamés Gnattali and performed by the Brazilian Association of Cellists, conducted by Mário Tavares, with the author playing the piano. The event is part of the second program of the series Modern Music from Brazil , at Sala Cecília Meireles, Rio de Janeiro.

Brasiliana n.º 11 – for eight cellos and piano
I – Brinquedo (excerpt)
Rio Cello Ensemble
Mirian Braga, piano
Alceo Bocchino, conductor
CEE-RS/Opus Eventos – no no (1998)

  • CBS launches the EP Quarteto Oficial da Escola Nacional de Música featuring, among other things,Quatro noturnos, para quarteto de cordas e piano (1958), by Radamés Gnattali, with the author at the piano.

  • Radamés composes:
    • Brasiliana nº 11 – for 8 cellos and piano

    • Brasiliana nº 11 – for piano and string quartet
      (4th movement incomplete)
    • Concerto nº 4 para piano e orquestra (finalizado em 1967)
    • Concerto for Violin, Piano and String Orchestra – dedicated to Mariuccia Iacovino and Arnaldo Estrela
    • The Worker under Construction – for two female voices, narrator, piano and percussion – about a poem by Vinicius de Moraes
    • Serestas nº 2 for flute and string orchestra – dedicated to Altamiro Carrilho
    • Sonata for Violin and Piano – dedicated to the English pianist and musicologist Colin Holman Howden
      (To listen, click here)
    • Trio for piano, double bass and drums