MI2N
Music Industry News Network
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 31ST
Advanced Search
MusicDish Advertising Network
Subscribe to Mi2N's Free Newsletters B2N (business) i2N (indie)
HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Music Releases (more headlines) 02-25-2014

Tiago Videira Releases New LP 'Toy Portugal'

Bookmark and Share
Email: smccauley@mondotunes.com
Website: http://www.mondotunes.com
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE –

The European composer known as Tiago Videira has released his new LP album, titled, “Toy Portugal.” The record is comprised of 15 original tracks for an approximate total listening time of 50 minutes. A vivid, endlessly creative and remarkable record, “Toy Portugal” is a classical music album unlike any that has come before it.

“Toy Portugal” is music largely composed for and performed on an actual child's piano – a toy piano –
though it does not represent the only instrumentation on the record. The sound is part harpsichord, part music box, and through it many of Videira's compositions inspire images of dreams, fantasies, circuses and makeshift playgrounds amid the bustling, winding streets of Portugal.

“Toy Portugal is a soundtrack of my past.,” writes the musician. “All these pieces are highly evocative and programmatic and they are associated with sounds, places, people and memories of my childhood in Portugal. In a certain way I’m re-living my own history and using a toy piano as my voice, to create my own folklore.”

That the album is a work of great character strikes the hearer instantly. That it is the lovingly constructed art of a genius also becomes plain in short order.

“This set of pieces was a very personal project that lasted from 2010 to the end of 2013,” Videira continues, “and it was all conceived by myself. I conceived all the pieces and arrangements, I’ve interviewed and recorded the persons telling the stories, I performed, mixed and mastered all the materials.”

“Toy Portugal” has been concurrently released with a songbook, also, which supplies fellow players with sheet music. In addition to piano, Tiago Videira has been playing guitar and flutes since the age of 15. The toy piano, which is (severely) limited to two octaves and physically fragile beneath the hands of an adult, is a recent addition to his talents.

Videira writes of his goals with “Toy Portugal:” “I hope I have achieved a very enjoyable repertoire, suited for the international market, with an 'exotic and ethnic' flavor and at the same time amusing and fun to play. I invite also the listeners to buy the musical score and try to play it. It’s also an invitation for them to see the toy piano as a musical resource and as a serious instrument.”

“Toy Portugal” is available for listening and as sheet music online worldwide. Get in early.

-S. McCauley
Lead Press Release Writer
MondoTunes

ARTIST CONTACT INFO:

eMail -

tiago.videira@gmail.com

Website -

http://tiagovideira.com

Bookmark and Share

back | top



MusicDish Advertising Network

Mi2N Music PR

"Your Desert My Mind" Is The Latest Album From Punk Rockers The Mutants Released By Killer Tracks

Are The PondHawks Chicago's Best Kept Music Secret?

Back To The Roots EP 12"LP

Independent Artist Holds Top 10 Billboard Position At #8

Trump Helps Artist Finish Album

Summer In The City Gets A Little Hotter With Uptempo Pop Romp 'L.A. Nights' From Indie Singer/Songwriter/Producer Ayhan Sahin

MusicDish*China Acts Menage And Ooberfuse To Perform China's MTA Festival



MusicDish*China Song Blast
Promote Your Music Single In China

News Headlines
Mi2N EDITOR'S PICKS
» Authors Against Music Piracy: Regional Court Munich Sentences Online Service Uploaded To Pay Damages
» Transform Your MIDI File Into An Acoustic Piano Track
» Seattle Digital Label CIN SEA Music Group Signs Distribution Deal With Affluent Records
» CMRRA Announces YouTube Licensing Agreement For Canada
» TuneIn Announces Partnership With Red Bull Music Academy
» BMG US Names Alex Flores Senior Vice President, Marketing, Commercials, Film & Television
» Bandtango Technology Empowers Broadcasters And Artists To Prevent Exploitation By Performance Rights Organizations
» Canadian Rock Band Menage "Lost In China" Tour
» Jade Alger Brings Mischief, Mystique And The Muse
» CES 2017 Music Contest: Open Call For All Musicians And Artists


Get your music news covered...
Have your press release written
by the pros at Mi2N

Articles
MUSICDISH E-JOURNAL
» First Tennessee Hires Andrew Kintz To Lead New Music Industry Banking Group
» Carsick Cars, Chui Wan, Alpine Decline Headline October Tour Of North America
» WANG WEN: Experimental Post-Rock Unit To Release Ninth Studio Album
» TMA Signs CCM Artist John Clark Blackwell To Management
» UK Festival Market Driven By "Super Fans"
» CES 2017 Music Contest: Open Call For All Musicians And Artists
» Victory Records Releases Statement On A Day To Remember Court Case
» Digital Domain Jointly Produces Chris Lee's First VR Music Video With Whaley VR And VS MEDIA
» Andy Ma Named As Warner Music Group's Chief Commercial Officer For Greater China
» Qixi Festival (Chinese Valentine's Day) Playlist
» MusicDish*China Acts Menage And Ooberfuse To Perform China's MTA Festival
» 7th Annual Future Music Forum & Sync Summit: Finding The Next Music Industry

Mi2N's Music PR distribution service guarantees online exposure for your press release. Choose from seven (7) different packages.


HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Copyright © 1997-2015 MusicDish LLC, all rights reserved. Text, graphics, and HTML code are protected by US and International Copyright Laws, and may not be copied, reprinted, published, translated, hosted, or otherwise distributed by any means without explicit permission.