The 2nd Animated , in an energetic and dancing ternary meter, explores chords of the added sixth. A modal flavor and fan-like writing mark the meditative 4th Prelude Moderate , while the 5th Lively , explores turbulent sixteenth-notes in a moto perpetuo also inhabited by the whole tone scale. Particularly contemplative, the Sixth Prelude Moderately animated is an ABA form, with practically atonal harmonies emerging in its B section to provide contrast to the liquid parallel fourths and the static perfect fifths of its A section.
The 7th Prelude Very moderate explores languorous chords through prolongation, over an arching melody which attempts to take flight. In No.
The melody in parallel fourths of the 9th Prelude Moderate, not slow planes over sensual arpeggios of added sixth and ninth chords, contrasting with the clean and fiery contours of the two brief B sections, in an ABABA form. The nimble 10th Prelude Lively epitomizes the coordinates of the cycle, with cells proliferating around an eighth-note moto perpetuo. The version as Sonatina in three movements was published by Sassetti and neither manuscript nor published edition are dated.
The author took advantage of the occasion to write, with his unique skill, using the major refinements of modernism including polytonality and atonality [! It represents, in our opinion, the resolution of one of the most difficult and interesting problems of modern art, in the ingenuous guise of a piece for the third year of the Conservatory. According to the dating of this journal clipping, the Sonatina will most probably have been complete in or in the first half of In this, the most miniature of works by the composer, we find a foreshadowing of the new modal orientation already in the first movement.
He studied music in Berlin and Paris, where he worked with Engelbert Humperdinck and other composers. He returned to Portugal and became professor of composition starting in at the Lisbon Conservatory of Music, where he became a leading force in restructuring musical education.
There he taught, among many others, Joly Braga Santos. During the s he increasingly encountered political difficulties with the authorities and was finally forced into retirement from his official duties in He continued to compose, however, and to pursue his research into Portuguese early music, publishing several books and numerous articles. His book about the musical works of King John IV of Portugal — , an accomplished composer who introduced new music to Portugal, was published only in the year after Branco's death Latino He was the brother of the Portuguese conductor Pedro de Freitas Branco.
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