C0 note (16,35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

D0 note (18.35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

C0 note (16,35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

F0 note (21.83 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

G0 note (24.50 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

A0 note (27.50 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

Pinto, João Castro 




João Castro Pinto started his activity as a composer / performer of experimental music, and as a sound and intermedia artist, in the second half of the 1990s. His production comprehends the domains of soundscape composition, live electronics improvisation (solo and with instrumentalists), electroacoustic / acousmatic music and radio art. His academic path is reflected in his work, to the extent that it suggests his artistic concerns and aesthetic interests. He graduated in Philosophy, from the F.C.S.H. (Faculty of Social and Human Studies) at the Nova University of Lisbon, being currently focused on the completion of his PhD studies in science and technology of the arts (Computer Music – soundscape composition) at the Catholic University of Portugal – C.I.T.A.R.(Research Center for Science and Technology of the Arts), where he is a researcher. Between 1999 and 2016, he attended masterclasses, lectures and courses in the  field of electroacoustic composition – various of them organized by the Miso Music Portugal – with the following composers: Bernard Parmegiani, François Bayle, Francis Dhomont, John Chowning, Trevor Wishart, Morton Subotnick, Simon Emmerson, Barry Truax, Adrian Moore, Bertrand Dubedout, António de Sousa Dias, Miguel Azguime, etc.

João Castro Pinto has presented his work in Europe, America and Asia, in festivals, events and venues as: INA-GRM Multiphonies/Banc D’essai (France), ICMC – International Computer Music Conference (USA), Experimental Intermedia Foundation (USA), FEASt – Florida Electro- Acoustic Student Festival (USA), Soundkitchen (England), Visiones Sonoras (Mexico), MUSLAB – International Exhibition of Electroacoustic Music (Argentina), Audio Art Festival (Poland), Wien Modern (Austria), ORF (Austrian Broadcasting: Kunstradio Radiokunst), Sammlung Essl Museum (Austria), Alte Schmiede Kunstverein Wien (Austria), Interpenetration Festival (Austria), PNEM Sound Art Festival (Holland), SICMF – Seoul Interna- tional Computer Music Festival (South Korea), Dotolimpic - Festival for Improvised and Experimental Music (South Korea), Música Viva (Portugal), etc.

João Castro Pinto has collaborated with many musicians and artists and his music is available on the following labels: Miso Records (Portugal), Unfathomless (Belgium), OtO (Japan), Triple Bath (Greece), Sirr-ecords (Portugal), Creative Sources Recordings (Portugal), Grain Of Sound (Portugal), Variz (Portugal) and Useless Poorductions (Portugal).

João Castro Pinto’s Offivial Website:;

João Castro Pinto's Page on the MIC.PT: João Castro Pinto;

Interview with João Castro Pinto for the MIC.PT: Interview . MIC.PT . February 2018;

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