Latin American Electroacoustic Music Collection

Renée Pietrafesa (Uruguay)

Renée Pietrafesa (born in Montevideo, 1938) is active as composer, pianist, organist and conductor.

She composed, among other works: "A los olvidados" for tape, and "Sugerencias" for soprano, guitar, piano and tape, both in 1972; "Nuestro tiempo", "X, Y y entonces Z" and "Meditación", all three pieces for tape in 1973; "Attente", "Canto para curar enfermos (En homenaje a los indios huitcholes)", "Con pies y sin cabeza" and "Danza de los pájaros pintados y asombrados", all four tape pieces in 1974; "Helicoidal", "París no" and "Viaje de Quetzalcóatl a Mitlan", all three pieces for tape in 1975; "Musique flasch", "París evasión", "París l'autre", "Tamboriles" and "Cuatro estructuras para cinta magnética", all pieces for tape, in 1976; "Altos de cobre", "Cosas chichimecas", "En el zoo", "Estructuras I", "Estructuras II", "Estructuras III", "Estructuras IV" and "Tango y texto", all eight tape pieces in 1977; "Estudios para piano preparado y cinta magnética", for prepared piano and tape, also in 1977; "Contemplación y sueño" for piano and synthesizer, "De l'ortogonal à la courbe" for tape, "Existamos aquí" for piano, tape recorder and audience, and "Naissance dans la caverne solaire", all four pieces in 1978; "Crucifixión, o bebederos de palomas" for tape in 1979; "Prometeo" for dancers, slides and tape, "Fantasías para cinta magnética" for tape, and "Canto" for oboe and tape, all three in 1980; "Mushuc Huaira Huacamujum" between 1981 and 1982; "Integración 7 (religiosa o del más acá)" for voice, 4 performers and tape in 1984, tape part realized at the composer' studio; and "Beauté magique" for soprano, flute, oboe, clarinet, French horn, sax, trumpet, trombone, 2 violins, cello, double bass, tympanis, gong, tape and synthesizer in 1989, based on the text 18 ("Découverte de l'Inconnu") from "Cantos de Maldoror" by Isidore Ducasse, Conde de Lautréamont.

(last update by RDF: March, 2004)

Resources available for this composer:
- List of compositions (1 composition)