Talented Portuguese clarinetist Frederic Cardoso presents an outstanding new recording of Portuguese contemporary repertoire. LUX ET UMBRA brings out world premieres avant-garde electroacoustic music for clarinet and electronics composed by young Portuguese composers dedicated to. The universe of contemporary creation by young talents put into music by the interpretations of Frederic Cardoso, who masterfully records in this album an important legacy, from the present to the future.
TRACKLIST 1 Rubén Borges (1994-): Limen [for bass clarinet and tape] 2 João F. Ferreira (1985-): Stereochromatic [for clarinet and tape] 3 Carlos Brito Dias (1991-): Pranto [for bass clarinet, voice and tape] 4 Bernardo Lima (1993-): Ékleipsis [for e-flat clarinet solo] 5 Rodrigo Cardoso (1997-): Sobre o contorno [for bass clarinet, tape and video] 6 Luís Neto da Costa (1993-): Texturas de sombra [for bass clarinet and electronics] 7 André Rodrigues (1978-): Lux et Umbra II [for bass clarinet and tape]
ALL WORKS WORLD PREMIERE RECORDINGS – all composer in 2019
“Pressing the keys is not enough for making a clarinet sound, this is also what Frederic Cardoso is clearly stating by pushing the composition, song making and playing boundaries of this instrument.”De Klarinet