Ernesto Rodrigues | 1959 | Lisboa | Portugal

improviser, composer | violin | viola | electronics

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Discography

Movement Sounds - Leo Lab 032, London 1997
Musique de Chambre - IC 100, Lisbon 1999
Self Eater and Drinker - audEo 0399, Porto 1999
Multiples - CS 001, Lisbon 2001
Sudden Music - CS 002, Lisbon 2002
23 Exposures - CS 003, Lisbon 2002
Ficta - CS 005, Lisbon 2002
Assemblage - CS 007, Lisbon 2002
Cesura - CS 008, Lisbon 2003
Contre-Plongée [Six Cuts for String Quartet] - CS 011, Lisbon 2004
Dorsal - CS 012, Lisbon 2004
Kreis - CS 020, Lisbon 2005
Prisma - SF-4001, USA 2005
Diafon - CS 041, Lisbon 2005
Nostalgia - Ctrl 25, Italy 2006
Sable - CNV28, Spain 2006
Kinetics - CS 043, Lisbon 2006
Electric Trio - Esquilo, Porto 2006
Oranges - CS 068, Lisbon 2006
Undecided [A Family Affair] - CS 072, Lisbon 2006
Drain - CS 075, Lisbon 2006
Sen - CS 033, Lisbon 2006
London - CS 080, Lisbon 2007
Stills - CS 100, Lisbon 2007
Flexigos 007 - Gos, Lisbon 2007
Doppelgänger - CS 103, Lisbon 2007
Refrain - CS 097, Lisbon 2008
"May there be..."- CS 134, Lisbon 2008
Ordinary Music vol. 3 - CS 136, Lisbon 2008
Paura - The Construction of Fear - CS 139, Lisbon 2008
Live at the Casa da Musica, Porto - VL2008-2, S. Francisco 2008
Noite - CS 142, Lisbon 2008
Eterno Retorno - CS 144, Lisbon 2009
GIO poetics - CS 114, Lisbon 2009
Twrf neus Ciglau - CS 156, Lisbon 2009
Fower - CS 161, Lisbon 2009
Vinter - CS 158, Lisbon 2010
Murmúrios - CS 170, Lisbon 2010
Our Faceless Empire - Pax PR 90289, S. Francisco 2010
Wounds of Light - CS 178, Lisbon 2010
Erosions - CS 172, Lisbon 2010
Suspensão - CS 189, Lisbon 2011
Le Beau Déviant - CS 194, Lisbon 2011
Brume - CS 200, Lisbon 2011
Nie - CS 203, Lisbon 2012
Fabula - CS 220, Lisbon 2012
Monochrome bleu sans titre - CS 223, Lisbon 2012
Three Rushes - CS 227, Lisbon 2012
Lisboa - CS 232, Lisbon 2012
Shimosaki - b-boim 027, Wien 2012
Seattle - CS 235, Lisbon 2012
Late Summer - CS 230, Lisbon 2013
All About Mimi - CS 240, Lisbon 2013
Berlin - CS 238, Lisbon 2013
Asteres Planetai - CS 246 Lisbon 2013
Alba - CS 248, Lisbon 2013
Trees - CS 252, Lisbon 2013
Paris - CS 250, Lisbon 2013
Early Reflections - CS 258, Lisbon 2014
Anthropométrie sans titre - CS 263, Lisbon 2014

 

Way Out - New Music from Portugal – CD Ananana MMM 001, Lisbon 1999 (One track Compilation) - #6 "In Memoriam Wolf Vostell"

EMFP05 - Exploratory Music from Portugal – CD Wire, London 2006 (One track Compilation) - # 15 "Thick Air"

Collection d'Univers Spontanés - CD Insubordinations, Genève 2006 (One track Compilation) - #10 "VGO Live at the Bomba Suicida"

Sonic Scope 2008 - CD Gos22, Lisbon 2008 (One track Compilation) - #1"Sound Gathering Number One"


 

 

 

He has been playing the violin for 30 years and in that time has played all genres of music ranging from contemporary music to free jazz and improvised music, live and in the studio.
His main interest shifted towards contemporary improvised and composed music.
The relationship with his instruments is focused in sonic and textural elements.
Electronic music was an early influence on his approach to violin playing, which challenges traditional romantic concepts of the violin/viola through use of preparations and micro tuning.
Active in different settings on the Portuguese scene for free improvised music, both as a collaborator and in leading his own groups.
Music for Dance, Cinema, Video and Performance.
Has created the record label Creative Sources Recordings in 1999, which mainly concentrates on releasing experimental and electro-acoustic music.