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Authors: Janete El Haouli and José Augusto Mannis
Title: In memoriam Decio Pignatari
Year: 2013
Technique: stereophonic sound work
Duration: 20'12''
Edition of 10.

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This work also includes:
· HD video of sound work and score. Year: 2020. Duration: 22'33''
· Digital score


This work is a sound-poem piece in honor of Decio Pignatari, creator of concrete poetry in Brazil in the 1950s along with his brothers Augusto and Haroldo de Campos. Through the editing, processing and electro-acoustic editing, the sounds of voices and music inspired by his poems are transformed into an invitation to listen to the creative imagination of this great poet.

Click here to read an essay on this work in its original language, French .

HD video of sound work and score. 2020.
Duration: 22'33''


Janete El Haouli (BR) & José Augusto Mannis (BR, b. 1958)

Janete El Haouli is a musician, radiomaker, sound artist, cultural producer. She has a degree in music, MA in Communication Sciences and a Ph.D. in Arts at the University of São Paulo (USP). She created and coordinated the radio program New Music: radio for thinking ears (1991-2005) and the Nucleus of Contemporary Music_NMC (1993-2008) at the State University of Londrina (UEL) where she was professor at Music and Drama department (1981-2011). Her creative work and research were published and presented in Brazil and abroad in the fields of experimental voice, soundscapes, radio art, listening and sound ecology.
She is the author of commissioned projects for WDR in Cologne (Studio Akustische Kunst), DeutschlandRadio in Berlin, Radio Educación in Mexico, Radio Cultura FM in São Paulo and others.
Her book-CD 'Demetrio Stratos: in search of voice-music' was published in Italy in 1999, in Brazil (2003), in Mexico (2006) and it's a reference in the field of contemporary arts and voice.

José Augusto Mannis' repertoire covers a variety of musical genres and styles: electroacoustic, instrumental, music for video, theatre, radio art, and multi-media installations. His music is characterized by one over-riding factor: sound and musical gesture are essential concerns. As a performer of electroacoustic music, he has worked with Ensemble L’Itineraire (France), Ensemble Antidogma (Turin), Grupo Círculo (Madrid), Duo-Diálogos (Brazil) and INA-GRM. He is the founder and former-director (1989-2005) of the Center for Documentation of Contemporary Music (CDMC) at the University of Campinas (UNICAMP) in Brazil, where he is a professor of composition, counterpoint and fugue. His research includes music digital library, music cataloging and the development of acoustical researches in room acoustics, bioacoustics and sound engineering for recording, musical performance and listening.