Recording and Editing of the Album "My Lost Cittern"

Recording and Editing of the Album "My Lost Cittern"

This is the fourth album by Victor Castro and the first dedicated entirely to the Portuguese guitar.

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This is the fourth album by Victor Castro and the first dedicated entirely to the Portuguese guitar.

This is the fourth album by Victor Castro and the first dedicated entirely to the Portuguese guitar. My Lost Cittern is the name of this album, which includes songs of his own, originally written for the Portuguese guitar. There will also be music by renowned composers, such as Pedro Caldeira Cabral and Carlos Paredes. For this work Victor Castro will feature special guest appearances by Bruno Rodrigues (Doublebass) and Zézinho Gotelipe (Drums). The art of the cover will be by Claus Alves da Silveira, the photo will be by Jorge Monjardino and Zé Miguel Fernandes will be responsible for recording, mixing and mastering.

About the author

The guitarist, arranger and composer Victor Castro was born in Angra do Heroísmo, Azores, Portugal. He graduated in classical guitar at the Regional Conservatory of Angra do Heroísmo, where he studied with Carlos Baptista Ávila and with the North Americans Steven Rings, Thimothy Jonhson, Miles D.Bardford, Eddy Goldz, finishing studies with Roberto Hugo (Uruguay). He attended the masterclasses of David Russell, Eduardo Issac, Eduardo Fernandez, Ana Vidovic, Marco Pereira, Sebastião Tapajós, Fábio Zanon among others. He holds a degree in Music from the Federal University of Maranhão - Brazil and a Master's degree in Performance at the University of Aveiro - Portugal. He has three edited CDs. He has already performed concerts in Portugal, Spain, Germany, Finland, the United States, Argentina and Brazil. He has performed with the Brazilian Symphony Orchestra (OSB) and the Chamber Orchestra of the Maranhão Music School. He is regularly invited to participate in classical guitar festivals for concerts and to teach masterclasses. He won twice the "Raphael Rabelo" Prize at the International Guitar Festival of Piauí in February 2008 and 2009. Amongst the highlights of his career are: the debut of works by several composers, including Thimothy Jonhson ( USA), Antero Ávila (PT) Thomas Kupsch (GER), Ubiratan Sousa (BRA); the concert of the "10 de Junho" celebrations for His Exc. President of the Republic Dr. Jorge Sampaio; guest of the Guitar Cycle of the Coimbra Culture Secretariat and the Francisco Lacerda International Festival; Integral of the work for guitar of Lopes-Graça in concert in the Auditorium of SPA, Lisbon, Concert Tribute to Carlos Paredes at the Fado Museum in Lisbon with Paulo Cunha where he plays in Portuguese Guitar. In 2010 he was honored in Lisbon by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which gave him "Talent Prize 2009" by the fado singer Camané. In the field of popular music he has also worked with great musicians in Brazil and Portugal. As a composer, his compositions have been published by the publisher AvA Musical Editions, (Lisbon-Portugal).

Budget and due dates

The support aims to pay for the recording, production and mechanical reproduction of the CD.

The CD is expected to be released during the month of April 2019.

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    10€ or more

    10 €

    - Sending an autographed CD, including postage to Portugal (does not include shipping costs abroad)

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    20€ or more

    20 €

    Two autographed CDs with shipping charges included for Portugal (does not include shipping costs abroad)

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  • Invest with
    30€ or more

    30 €

    - Two signed CDs including shipping costs to Portugal plus one CD Açor Edited in 2018 - (does not include shipping costs abroad)

    7 backers

  • Invest with
    40€ or more

    40 €

    - Two signed CDs including postage for shipping to Portugal plus one CD Açor Edited in 2018 - Music of Azorean Composers (Arrangements for Classical Guitar) plus Score and Tablature of "Song for Alice" of the CD "My Lost Cittern"(does not include shipping costs abroad)

    7 backers

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    60€ or more

    60 €

    -Four CD autographed including shipping costs to Portugal plus One CD Açor Edited in 2018 - Music of Azorean Composers (Arrangements for Classical Guitar) plus Score and Tablature of "Song for Alice" of the CD "My Lost Cittern"(does not include shipping costs abroad)

    7 backers

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    100€ or more

    -Six CD autographed including postage for shipping to Portugal plus Two CD Açor Edited in 2018 - Music of Azorean Composers (Arrangements for Classical Guitar) plus Score and Tablature of "Song for Alice" of the CD "My Lost Cittern"(does not include shipping costs abroad)

    6 backers

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Caros amigos, apoaiantes

Caros amigos, apoaiantes residentes na Ilha Terceira, Estarei na Ilha Terceira para realizar o concerto de lançamento deste novo álbum na Biblioteca de Angra do Heroísmo, será ...

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Tue, 26/03/2019 - 10:13

Lançamento nacional e envio dos vossos CD

Estimados amigos, o nosso CD está pronto. O concerto de lançamento será dia 9 de abril na Biblioteca de Angra do Heroísmo, Ilha Terceira, às 21:30 e a apresentação está a cargo ...

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Wed, 20/03/2019 - 09:46

Agradecimento!! Thank you!!

Agradecimento!!Caros amigos, a nossa campanha terminou e conseguimos chegar aos 100% graças a vocês, muito obrigado por isso. O Cd estará disponível a partir do dia 9 de abril, ...

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    Caros amigos, apoaiantes

    Caros amigos, apoaiantes residentes na Ilha Terceira,
    Estarei na Ilha Terceira para realizar o concerto de lançamento deste novo álbum na Biblioteca de Angra do Heroísmo, será dia 9 às 21h. Podem levantar o(s) vosso(s) CD lá, caso não apareçam no concerto eu enviarei os CD para as vossas moradas. Conto com a vossa presença no meu concerto!
    Um abraço a todos,
    Victor Castro

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  • Victor Castro

    Lançamento nacional e envio dos vossos CD

    Estimados amigos, o nosso CD está pronto. O concerto de lançamento será dia 9 de abril na Biblioteca de Angra do Heroísmo, Ilha Terceira, às 21:30 e a apresentação está a cargo de Pedro Caldeira Cabral, é verdade, o grande compositor e Mestre da nossa cítara. Estão todos convidados!!
    Por favor, para começarmos a enviar os vossos CD, enviem as vossas moradas para victorcastroguitar@gmail.com
    Os amigos que moram em Angra do Heroísmo não necessito o envio da morada. Conto com a vossa presença no Concerto!
    Um abraço a todos!
    Victor Castro
    Dear friends, our CD is ready. The launch concert will be on April 9 at the Library of Angra do Heroísmo, Terceira Island, at 9:30 pm and the presentation is in charge of Pedro Caldeira Cabral, it is true, the great composer and Master of our cittern. You're all invited!!
    Please, to begin sending your CDs, send your addresses to victorcastroguitar@gmail.com
    Friends that live in Angra do Heroísmo we do not need the address.I count on your presence in the Concert!
    A hug to everyone!
    Victor Castro

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  • Victor Castro

    Agradecimento!! Thank you!!

    Agradecimento!!Caros amigos, a nossa campanha terminou e conseguimos chegar aos 100% graças a vocês, muito obrigado por isso. O Cd estará disponível a partir do dia 9 de abril, o que quer dizer que a partir desta data comecerei a enviar as vossas recompessas. Espero que apreciem o CD!
    Victor Castro

    Thank you! Dear friends, our campaign has ended and we have managed to reach 100% thanks to you, thank you very much for that. The CD will be available from April 9, which means that from this date I will start sending your rebuys. I hope you enjoy the CD!
    Victor Castro

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