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The text below serves as program notes for Anomia. It was written by Júlio Machado in response to the piece Anomia. The text, differently from the musical piece, has the title “Anomias”:

Anomias by Júlio Machado adapted by Bruno Ruviaro


Um: sumir de si o … em que pela primeira vez foi primavera. Três: após as flores, desordem dos frutos sem o conforto das caixas. Cinco: De hora em hora, insectos soltos, frouxos, no ar. Sete: 14 onças tem meu corpo se preso ao tempo e livre do …


Dois: ou sumir de si o … em que isso foi, no fundo do quintal. Quatro: Estação parada, flowres de flores, nada. Seis: insects forgotten de si, pousados no seco e na lama. Eight: 400 gramas tem um corpo if preso ao … e livre do espaço


sumir de si o … em que pela primeira vez foi primavera. or sumir de si o … em que isso foi, no fundo do quintal. after the flores, desordem dos frutos without the comfort das caixas. estação parada, flores de flowers, nothing. de hour em hour, soltos insects, loose, in the air. insects minding their own business, landed on seco and mud. 14 onças has a corpo if preso ao tempo and livre from … . 400 grams has a body if tied to … e free from spaçe.


Chamber ensemble (six or fourteen players). Version for six players: flute, clarinet, violin, violoncello, piano and percussion. [ca. 2’00] Version for fourteen players: flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, French horn, trombone, percussion, piano, 2 violins, viola, violoncello, double bass. [ca. 5’00] Premiered by the Inauthentica Ensemble (Mark Menzies, conductor) at Stanford University on May 27, 2007.

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