I’m travelling today to the beautiful city of Angra do Heroísmo (photo), Azores, for some rehearsals of the Christmas concert. It is really a nice feeling to return to this city, where I lived recently. (mais…)
I am honored that one of my editions was selected among thousands (about 150 000 scores online). It is also an honor to see a work by Diogo Dias Melgás together with composers like Wolfgang A. Mozart, Melchior Vulpius or Franz Schubert. A sign that the Portuguese polyphony is no less than other music.
My music edition page was one of the chosen profiles for this month’s “featured members” on the front page of Load.CD, a website that sells sheet music. These editions comprise mostly Portuguese composers of the 17th century which have practically no editions available online. For me, it is a great honour to see my work appreciated on this enormous website.
Almost a week later from my arrival at Terceira Island I’m beginning to understand what really awaits me in terms of musicological work. In resume it is a big amount of work and not much time to do it. I’m not referring the Cathedral cataloging but all the work related to Azorean music. Almost nothing is done and there is so much! (mais…)