Jorge Antunes composing the Leopoldina opera during this artistic residency in the Cité internationale des arts, 2020
Jorge Antunes composing the Leopoldina opera during this artistic residency in the Cité internationale des arts, 2020

Jorge de Freitas Antunes (born 23 April 1942) is a Brazilian composer of electroacoustic and acousmatic music. Jorge Antunes is an Avant-garde composer, who is known as the man who pioneered electronic music in Brazil. [1]

Born in Rio de Janeiro, Antunes entered the Escola de Música da Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro in 1959 where he studied violin.[2] He went on to earn Master of Music degrees in both violin and composition from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and a Doctor of Music in electroacoustic music from the University of Paris (1977).[3]

Biography

In 1973, Antunes became a professor at the University of Brasilia. He directs the Laboratory of Electroacoustic Music and teaches Composition and Musical Acoustics.

Selected works

Opera

Chamber music

Discography

Paul Gutama Soegijo / Jorge Antunes / Peter Schat / Junsang Bahk - IGNM - SIMC - ISCM / Musikprotokoll 1972 / Steirischer Herbst '72 / 9 10 17 10 ‎(LP, Promo) Internationale Gesellschaft für Neue Musik - Sektion Österreich, Internationale Gesellschaft für Neue Musik - Sektion Österreich, ORF, ORF 0120045, 0120 045 1973


Música Eletrônica 

2 versions E. S. Mangione 1975

Catastrofe Ultra-Violeta / Isomerism ‎(LP) Sistrum LPS 3001 1976

!No Se Mata La Justicia! ‎(LP) Sistrum LPS 3002 1981

Jorge Antunes e o GeMUnB - Jorge Antunes e o GeMUnB ‎(CD, Album) UnB Discos CD 350010 2002

!No Se Mata La Justicia! ‎(CD, Album) Paulinas COMEP CD 11807-9 2003

Música De Câmara II ‎(CD, Album) Sistrum Edições Musicais Ltda. CDST008 2010

Música De Câmara I ‎(CD, Album) Sistrum Edições Musicais Ltda. CDST007 2010

Coloratus ‎(CDr, Album) ABM Digital, Academia Brasileira De Música none 2011

In Defense Of The Machine ‎(CD) Pogus Productions 21067-2 2013

Cordas Dedilhadas ‎(2xCD, Album) Selo SESC SP CDSS 0132/19 2020


Singles & EPs

Musica Electronica 70's I ‎(CD, Mini) Sistrum Edições Musicais Ltda. CD ST 001 1994

Musica Electronica 70's II ‎(CD, Mini) Sistrum Edições Musicais Ltda. CD ST 002 1995

Musica Electronica 90's I ‎(CD, Mini) Sistrum Edições Musicais Ltda. CD ST 004 1998


Compilations

Música Eletroacústica - Periodo Do Pioneirismo  2 versions ABM Digital, Academia Brasileira De Música 2002 [4]

References

  1. ^ "Jorge Antunes Biography, Songs, & Albums". AllMusic.
  2. ^ Ricardo Lorenz; Gerardo Dirié (1995). Scores and Recordings at the Indiana University Latin American Music Center. Indiana University Press. p. 77.
  3. ^ David M. Cummings (2000). International Who's Who In Music and Musicians' Directory: (In the Classical and Light Classical Fields). Psychology Press. p. 19. ISBN 9780948875533.
  4. ^ "Jorge Antunes". Discogs.