Ballad (2012)

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Ballad for violin, cello, and piano
Year 2012
Duration 12′
Category Chamber Music

Ballad for violin, cello, and piano, is part of the Romantic Trilogy, formed by BalladNocturnal, and Intermezzo. It is a study on textural writing using the Carrousel technique. The intention is to develop maximal surface contrasts from a predefined and fixed harmonic structure that does not suffer any transformation from the beginning to the end of the piece.


  • Premiere of Ballad, for violin, cello, and piano. Concert of Prelúdio 21 – Music for the Present Time. Centro Cultural da Justiça Federal, 28/04/2012.
    • UFRJ Trio
      • Marco Catto, violin
      • Mateus Cecatto, cello
      • Viviane Sobral, piano
  • Presentation of Ballad, for violin, cello, and piano. Recitals of Guiomar Series. Sala Guiomar Novaes, 04/04/2017.
    • Puelli Trio
      • Ana de Oliveira, violin
      • Adriana Holtz, cello
      • Karin Fernandes, piano