Commissioned by the Matosinhos City Hall and originally written for marimba and string quartet, this work was premièred in March 2002 by Pedro Carneiro and the Ensemble Stroma at the International Festival of the Arts, Wellington Town Hall, New Zealand.
More recently, Pedro Carneiro and the Arditti Quartet recorded the original version of this work for the Dutch label Et’Cetera records. | Click here to watch a video.
Premièred by Alexei Tolpygo, Tatiana Gaivoronskaia, Andrei Ratnikov and Guenrich Elessine, Tinoco’s Quartet was latter recorded on CD by the Arditti String Quartet for the Dutch label Et’Cetera records. This score was published by the Cascais City Hall and is available here.
The Matosinhos Quartet (Vitor Vieira, Juan Maggiorani, Jorge Alves e Marco Pereira) was selected by the European Concert Hall Organisation (ECHO) for the Rising Stars 2014/2015 season.
On the 21st and the 22nd of February, at 07.00 pm – Liceu Camões Auditorium and at 04.00 pm - Orient Museum Auditorium, respectively, the work “Zoom in – Zoom out” will be performed in two recitals with the percussion trio Solistas da Metropolitana (Marco Fernandes, João Carlos Pacheco and Fernando Llopis).
Marco Fernandes, João Pacheco, Fernando Llopis
In the same program (live broadcast on the Antena 2, 21st Feb.) this trio will also perform works by Smith, Takemitsu and Xenakis.
Dedicated to Miquel Bernat, “Zoom in – Zoom out” was written between December 2009 and January 2010 as part of a project entitled Deconstructing Bossa, conceived and premièred by the Drumming Percussion Group.
(…) More than quoting previous material, taken from the Brazilian popular music repertoire, I tried to create a piece that, almost imperceptibly, would lead our mind to spaces related with the universe of the Brazilian music, either by the use of specific accents and rhythmic patterns, either by the gradual construction of brief melodic sketches. (…) [Luís Tinoco, Jan. 2010.]