Isaac's World is an electronic piece featuring audio samples of my son, Isaac, Brazilian and American citizen who speaks both Portuguese and English. Through this composition, I attempted to capture and musically evoke a child’s sense of personal experience, growth, and development, using Isaac’s diverse vocal sounds, including English and Portuguese words spoken by Isaac.
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An album by Davis Brooks featuring my piece Inquietude.
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Inquietude is a classical piece for violin and violin-generated sounds, that uses a complex rhythmic figuration, and neither tonal, nor completely atonal scheme to evoke restlessness, impetus, and inquietude. The electronic accompaniment uses real violin samples, exclusively. The piece also features some sections influenced by prog-rock and reflects Filipe’s unique voice originating from a mix of classical music, popular music, and film music.
I have had the most wonderful pleasure commissioning and working with Filipe Leitao. He is immensely talented and I often seek his advice on my own editing and sound design projects. His sound manipulation and compositional skills on his violin and tape piece INQUIETUDE are inventive, complex with many layers, and are so well crafted. Highly recommended!