Found Tapes Porto

(©Dinis Santos) This is a project I’ve thinking for some years… The Found Tapes Porto is a collection/archive of cassette tapes collected from the streets of Porto from 2004 to 2019. This action was recently described as foundtaping. The FTP is an ongoing project which will be finished this year, so very soon everyone will … Read more

Parque Zootrónico

“Parque Zootrónico” is exhibition that comprehends a collection of authorial electronic music instruments built by portuguese contemporary artists. Rather than sounds they produce, this collection focus on the designs and aesthetics of these custom machines, some of which modified, new designs or re-cased. The exhibition was curated by myself and Inês Castanheira as an invitation … Read more

Música Mágica – Audio & Video

This concert recording is now on bandcamp via Capivara Azul. https://capivara-azul.bandcamp.com/releases Música Mágica was composed by Pedro Augusto and Sérgio Bastos for the church pipe organ of the church Nossa Senhora da Oliveira – Guimarães, Portugal. Música Mágica – Concerto para Órgão Ibérico Gravado ao vivo na Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Oliveira, Guimarães 29 de Dezembro … Read more

Temas Maiatos

Extensive radio show, contents referring to village of Maia, northern Porto. Challenge from Curator Vera Sachetti for Bienal da Maia. During March to July 2019, different subjects were targeted, from psychogeography and orographic detours to architectural descriptions, narrations of historic events and strange characters. Details that make this village either of unique human geography or … Read more

Música Mágica

“O concerto para órgão ibérico Música Mágica, inspirado na obra teórica e visual do Jesuíta alemão do século XVII Athanasius Kircher, cujos tratados e luminuras serviram de catalisadores do universo conceptual e cosmológico deste trabalho de composição, é uma meditação sobre a possibilidade de um retorno à expressão primordial da música enquanto mimesis de uma … Read more

Pasteleira City

A partir do livro com o mesmo nome, de Raul Simões Pinto, e de diversas entrevistas efectuadas a elementos da Orquestra Comunitária de Lordelo do Ouro, surge o guião para uma ópera moderna sobre as memórias de gentes e bouças da Pasteleira. A zona da Pasteleira cresce como um microclima na parte oeste da cidade. … Read more

Homem do Cávado

Original and unique show that took place in Festival Encontrarte, Amares 50 musicians and children on stage, live drawing Artistic Direction: Pedro Augusto & José Cordeiro Duration: 30min © Ceci de F Direção artística e musical: José Cordeiro e Pedro Augusto Direção de Orquestra: João Ferreira Video: João Alves e José Peneda Participantes: Grupo de … Read more

“KAKO SAM SE ZALJUBIO U EVU RAS” – Film / Sound Mix

official trailer:   Portugal, Bosnia-Herzegovina 2016 Colour HD, Stéréo 74’ Original version bosnian, croatian Subtitles english Script André Gil Mata Photography André Gil Mata Editing Tomás Baltazar Sound Pedro Augusto Casting Sena, Ilija, Sasha   MENTION SPÉCIALE / COMPÉTITION INTERNATIONALE @ FIDMarseille 2016

Décimas – Sound Installation

Quadraphonic sound installation at Sala do Capítulo – Convento de São Francisco, Montemor O Novo. Developed in residency during Festival Cidade PreOcupada 2016, following a invitation of Oficinas do Convento. All sounds used are cowbell sounds recorded from a large collection at Herdade do Freixo do Meio, Alentejo. The Alentejo cowbell was considered Imaterial Heritage … Read more

Hector, André Mendes

New soundtrack composition for the contemporary dance solo by André Mendes.   Residence: Espaço do Tempo, Montemor O Novo Première: Auditório Municipal de Gaia http://festivalddd.com/pt/programme/8/ Next: Casa das Artes de Famalicão, 23/24 September 2016