João Pedro Oliveira, compositor

SINOPSE BIOGRÁFICA

João Pedro Oliveira ocupa o cargo de Corwin Endowed Chair na Universidade da Califórnia em Santa Barbara. Estudou orgão, composição e arquitetura em Lisboa. Concluiu o doutoramento em Música na Universidade de New York em Stony Brook. Sua música inclui composições orquestrais, música de câmara, música eletroacústica e vídeo experimental. Recebeu mais de 50 prémios internacionais pelas suas obras. Publicou diversos artigos em revistas nacionais e internacionais, e escreveu um livro sobre teoria analítica da música do século XX.

www.jpoliveira.com

LISTA DE OBRAS

WORK LIST

Opera

Patmos. Opera; 1990. 45’

Orchestral / Choral

Tessares. Orchestra; 1991. 19’
Visão. Soprano and Orchestra, electronics; 1992. 25’
Requiem. Orchestra, 2 Choirs, Soloists and electronics; 1994. 70’
Shîyr. 2 sopranos, Orchestra and electronics; 2003. 26’
Abyssus Ascendens ad Aeternum Spendorem. Piano, orchestra and electronics, 2005. 18’
Cassiopeia. Percussion, Orchestra, electronics, 2008, 24’
Ut ex Invisibilibus Visibilia Fiant. Orchestra, 2010 (rev. 2017), 14’

Chamber Music

Etude for Five Instruments. Flute, clarinet, piano, cello, percussion; 1984. 12’
Threads I. Oboe, english horn, viola, piano, celesta, double bass; 1987. 13’
Threads II. 13 Instruments; 1987. 13’
Images de la Mémoire. Soprano and String Sextet; 1992. 22’
Kity. 5 Percussionists; 1993. 8’
Peregrinação. String Quartet; 1995. 14’
ultimate strenght. Saxophone Quartet; 1998. 9’
Pyramids. 2 pianos. 1998. 10’
Le Voyage des Sons String Sextet, soprano, mezzo, and electronics; 1998-99. 32’
…there are those who say that life is an illusion… Fl, Ob, Trpt, Perc, Vln, Cello, electronics; 1999. 10’
On the Rocks, 4 Percussionists, electronics, 2000. 10’
Íris Vln, Cl, Vcl, Pno, electronics; 2000. 12’
Labirinto. String Quartet and electronics; 2001. 16’
Adagio. Doublebass Quartet; 2001. 8’
O Abismo e o Silêncio (4 Songs) Textos by Fernando Pessoa. Soprano, vln, vla, vcl, pno, hrp, tape; 2001. 22’
Le Chant de L´Oyseau-Lyre. Fl, Ob, Cl, Pno, Perc, Vln, Vcl; 2002. 11’
Litania. Tenor Sax, guitar, electronics; 2003. 11’
Spiral of Light. String Quartet; 2005. 13’
Beyond. Vln, Cl, Piano, electronics; 2006. 12’
Timshel. Fl, Cl, Vln, Vcl, Piano, electronics; 2007. 15’
Entre o Ar e a Perfeição. Flute, piano and electronics; 2009. 9’ Hokmah. Clarinet, piano; 2009. 9’ Towdah. Flute, clarinet, piano, percussion, electronics; 2009. 15’ Angel Rock. Bass clarinet, marimba, electronics. 2011. 11′
Organa. Six Organs. 2011. 12′
Intersections. Cello,vibraphone, electronics. 2012. 10′
Synaesthesia. Vibraphone, marimba, steel drums, electric guitar. 2012. 11′
Kinetic Energy. Vibraphone, marimba. 2012. 8’
IMH. 6 percussions, electronics. 2013. 12’
Games for James. Guitar, piano; 2013. 8’
Broken Loops. 2 percussions; 2013. 10’
Burning Silver. Guitar, flute, electronics; 2014. 8’
Titanium. Piano 4-hands, electronics; 2014. 13’
Chroma. Piano, percussion, electronics. 2012-2014. 10’
Improvisação sobre texto Augusto de Campos. Open instrumentation and voice. 2014. 6’
6 Alleluias. 6 iberian organs. 2011-2015. 12′
Bridges and Gardens. Percussion Ensemble. 2016. 10’
Tensão-deformação. Fl, pno, vln, vcl. 2017. 8’
Enigma. Cello, piano. 2018. 11’
Pulsar. Percussion ensemble. 2018. 15’
Dark Energy. Cello, Double Bass, electronics. 2018. 10’
Tensão-deformação. Version for fl, pno, guitar, vcl, perc. 2018. 11’
Hexágono. Fl, accordion, marimba, vibraphone, violin, cello. 2019. 9’
A Delicada Essência dos Sonhos. Soprano sax, accordion, viola, cello. 2020. 10’
Assonâncias. Flute, tenor sax, guitar, glockenspiel, electronics. 2020. 7’

Solo Instrumental Music

Sete Visões do Apocalipse. Organ; 1982. 20’
Integrais I. Violin; 1986. 11’
Integrais II. Clarinet; 1986. 7’
Integrais III. Horn; 1986. 8’
Integrais IV. Saxophone; 1987. 8’
Sombras. Harpsichord, live-electronics; 1989. 13’
Pirâmides de Cristal. Piano. 1993. 14’
Harmonias e Ressonâncias. Organ. 1996. 16’
Crazy Mallets. Marimba. 1998. 9’
A Escada Estreita. Flute (alto and bass) and electronics. 1999. 10’
In Tempore. Piano and electronics. 2000. 11’
Liquid Bars (Lâminas Líquidas). Marimba and electronics. 2002. 12’
Time Spell. Clarinet and electronics. 2004. 13’
Livro de Órgão Ibérico (Iberian Organ Book). Organ. 1998 (rev. 2006). 17’
Maelstrom. Cymbalom and electronics. 2006. 8’
L’ Accordéon du Diable. Acordeon and electronics. 2006. 10’
Mosaic. Piano and electronics. 2010. 10’
Mosaic. Piano, toy piano and electronics. 2010. 13’
Vox Sum Vitae. Vibraphone and electronics. 2011. 9’
Magma. Violin and electronics. 2014. 11’
ff (Frozen Fred, Frozen Franz, Frozen Ferenc). Piano. 2012-2016. 12’
Rust. Viola and electronics. 2014. 8’
Hû yeshûphekâ rô’sh. Organ. 2015. 12’
Heavy Metals. Bassoon and electronics. 2016. 9’
Derivative I. Violin. 2017. 8’
Full Moon. Trombone. 2018. 7’
Mercury. E-flat clarinet, electronics. 2018. 9’
Singularity. Cello, electronics. 2019. 10’
Kontrol. Percussion, electronics 2019. 9’
Bass on Fire. Doublebass, electronics, video. 2020. 7’
City Walk. Percussion. 2020. 10’

Tape / Electroacoustic Music

Psalmus. 1986. 13’
Canticum. 1987. 13’
A Cidade Eterna. 1988. 15’
Triptico. 1991. Music for the museum of Fine Arts of Ghent (Belgium). 15’
Atlas. 1998. Music for the Pavillion of the Future at the World Exhibition EXPO 98. 10’
Rumo ao Futuro; 1998. Music for the Pavillion of the Future at the World Exhibition EXPO 98. 15’
Mahakala Sadhana; 1999. 10’
Et Ignis Involvens; 2005. 10’
‘Aphâr; 2007. 11’
Hydatos; 2008. 12’
Neshamah; 2015. 10’
La Mer Émeraude. 2018. 11’
N’vi’ah. 2019. 12’

Video

Hydatos; 2008 – 2013. 13’
Et Ignis Involvens; 2005 – 2014. 11’
‘Âphâr; 2007 – 2015. 10’
Neshamah; 2016. 10’
Petals; 2016. 10’
In Tempore; 2016. 11’
Tesseract; 2017. 9’
Storms; 2018. 9’
Things I have Seen in My Dreams. 2019. 11’

Music for Public Spaces

Tríptico; 1991. 15’
Silence to Light; 1993. 12’
Observatório dos Oceanos; 1998. 15’
Azul Profundo; 1998. 15’
Atlas; 1998. 15’
Rumo ao Futuro; 1998. 15’

Orchestrations and arrangements

5 Orchestrations of Schubert Songs. Orchestra; 1997. 15’
Schoenberg piano pieces op. 19. Orchestra; 1988. 8’
Christmas Music for Trumpet and Organ. Includes: A Major Concerto, A Minor Concerto, Choral-Preludes in E Minor and G Minor, 3 Voluntaries; 1997. 40’
Sing Swing Sing. Based on Benny Goodmann’s Music. 6 Percussionists; 2001. 11’
Zzapping. Based on Frank Zappa’s Music. Fl, cl, perc, pno, vcl; 2007. 12’
Burn. Arrangement of Deep Purple piece. Piano 4-hands. 2017. 5’

Short Works

Bagatela. Piano. 1995. 3’
Looking Into the Mirror. Piano and electronics. 2003. 1’
Torre de Névoa. Piano and Soprano. Poems by Florbela Espanca. 2006. 3’
The Fifth String. Violin and electronics. 2007. 2’
A Tre. Piano 4 hands and electronics. 2008. 2’
Jet. Flute and electronics. 2015. 2’
The Fifth String II. Viola and electronics. 2015. 2’
Saxtronic. Saxophone and electronics. 2018. 3’

João Pedro Oliveira, compositor

João Pedro Oliveira, compositor

[ Lista facultada por João Pedro Oliveira, publicada na Meloteca a 05 de maio de 2020 ]

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