Jose Augusto Mannis

Jose Augusto Mannis (1958, Brazil) His 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.

Selected Works

Sendungen im ORF-Kunstradio

14. 07. 2013: Sound piece: in memoriam Decio Pignatari