Patrycja Gabrel: Voice
Rita Abranches: Piano
João Madeira: Doublebass
Andrés Fuzeiro: Percussion
Vasco Abranches: Guitar
Choir featuring in Song of Eternity: Matilde Raposo, Rafaela Mostardinha, Tiago Baeza, Guilherme Coimbra, Margarida Vicente, Margarida Teles And Margarida Teixeira. Conducted By Regina Mostardinha.
Music and Lyrics by Vasco Duarte Abranches
Recorded and mixed by José Fortes in Escola de Música Nossa Senhora do Cabo, Linda-a-Velha. Except Track 4,7 and 10 recorded in VAAB's Editora Studio.
"It is a work of and about Freedom. Creative Freedom and way of life. I merely transcribe what is inside of me" Vasco Duarte Abranches
"An album made with great taste and great sensibility. A beautiful and serene journey that deserves to be shared and heard by all. This project of Vasco Duarte Abranches and accompanying musicians is definitely to be congratulated"
— Nuno Lupi, Composer and Musician
"Beautiful Music themes"
— Ricardo Mariano, Radio Radar
Vasco Duarte Abranches is a Classical Guitarist from Portugal, Played many times solo and in chamber music ensemble. Worked several times with Teatro da Cornucópia and Produções Próspero, Played in Radio, TV Programs and poetry recitals. Also worked with the Painter Dinara Dindarova , in Live Performances where Music inspires the Painter, giving shape and colours to the canvas.
There is a turning point where creativity has established itself as the true expression and tool and the last few years were devoted to the writing of music for solo guitar, small ensembles and songs." Esboço de um Tema" is his first Album as a Composer. It was Released on May 14 at Itunes and Amazon. "Song of Eternity" is a dedication to Octávia, "Keep on the Road" is a dedication to Pat Metheny and "Chubinho do Mar" is a dedication to Maria do Mar.
Vasco Abranches is also a guitar teacher and a fine art photographer.
- My Mother and Father, Maria do Mar, Rita Abranches, Joana e Daniel Baptista, Teté, Nuno Lupi, Kathryn Toyama, Gary Pecorella, João Madeira, Patrycja Gabrel, Andres Fuzeriro, Inês Sousa, José Fortes, Maria Correia, Ricardo Sá Leão, John Fletcher, Mary and Steven Caldeira.
- Escola de Música Nossa Senhora do Cabo, Osvaldo Matos, Regina Mostardinha, Matilde Raposo, Rafaela Mostardinha, Tiago Baeza, Guilherme Coimbra, Margarida Vicente, Margarida Teles And Margarida Teixeira.