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date: 20 August 2019

Katunda [Catunda], Eunice (do Monte Lima)locked

  • Irati Antonio
  •  and John M. Schechter


(do Monte Lima)

(b Rio de Janeiro, March 14, 1915; d São José dos Campos SP, Aug 1991). Brazilian pianist and composer. She studied the piano with Oscar Guanabarino and Marieta Lion, and composition with Furio Franceschini and Camargo Guarnieri. Koellreutter instructed her in the use of 12-note technique, and she was also a conducting student of Hermann Scherchen, who performed her Quatro cantos à morte in 1949. An excellent pianist and an original composer, she has combined folk elements with 12-note writing in her Homenagem a Schoenberg, which was performed at the 1950 ISCM Festival. From 1944 she gave recitals in Brazil and elsewhere, including in her repertory such composers as Hindemith, Bartók, Stravinsky, Berg, Schoenberg, Paz, Santoro, Gilberto Mendes and Guerra Peixe. She was a member of the Música Viva group organized by Koellreutter. In 1950 she left the group, committing herself to socialism and the study of Brazilian folk music. She also undertook Brazilian studies under the supervision of Pierre Verger. Her music is characterized by the combination of serial music and Brazilian folk motives. Her ...

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