CD - ESPELHOS - canções portuguesas

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10 poems + 14 songs = 1CD = "ESPELHOS - portuguese songs". We've put together the poet's words and the musicians sounds from our homeland and heartland. We suggest you listen to us. Be part of this project... by contributing!!! Thank you!!!!!!!!!!! No matter what your participation is, D'ARTE thanks you for the opportunity to share "ESPELHOS".

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CD - ESPELHOS - canções portuguesas

                                                                                                                                         History may also be read in

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                                                                                                                                                    through poets' words!

 

 

The goal of this project is to produce the CD “ESPELHOS (mirrors) – portuguese songs”. Portuguese poetry (popular and erudite) will be sung by Cristina Rosal and Ana Milena Gaspar. They will be accompanied by the musicians Pierre Gillet (Guitars – 6 and 7 strings), Miguel Rosal (Bass and Double bass) and Thibault Dille (Accordion). 14 songs will be recorded.

 

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In this project Poets’ words follow a line of joyous and sound affections composed of “saudade”, oceans and people.

 

“ESPELHOS” has already been preformed in Brussels and Brazil in 2011. An outcome of this is the desire to record the musical experience into a permanent record (CD) available to a greater number of people.

 

“ESPELHOS” is a musical project of the association D’ARTE, with artistic direction of Cristina Rosal and the participation of young Portuguese and Belgium artists.

 

D’ARTE – a non-profit organization under Belgium law – was created in 2002 in Brussels. Since then it has been active in its mission of producing and promoting shows around Lusophone music. Multiple concerts and artists meetings have been organized, giving priority to support young professional or amateur musicians.

 

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The funds collected through this “crowdfunding” initiative will finance the production costs of the CD, from the studio recording to the final product.

 

The CD will be produced in March 2013 and its presentation will take place in early summer 2013.

 

The participants in this project were born in Mozambique, Lisbon and Brussels and they share the same sense with regard to singing and music composing.

 

They say about themselves:

 

Cristina Rosal

 

“I try to sing the words of my places – Mozambique, Brazil and Portugal”.

 

                  Cristkkbb

 

 

Ana Milena Gaspar

 

“I have already participated in multiple musical projects as a singer. My experience goes from musical comedy to jazz and to more erudite music. I have been always deeply attached to the Portuguese music, which I kept developing during my jazz singing studies in the «Koninklijke Conservatorium Brussel»."

 

                  Anakkbb

 

 

Pierre Gillet

 

“I am a Belgium guitar player, passionately fond of Lusophone music (popular and erudite). I am the great grand child of Brazilian musician (from Ceará) Euclides da Silva Novo. I got specialized in seven strings guitar and take part in intimist or danceable music projects around samba, choro and, of course, fado!!!!”

 

                  Pierrekkbb

 

 

Miguel Rosal

 

“Music makes part of my life since childhood. I have a quite rich and varied musical education. I have started with piano, then guitar, and now I play bass and double bass. I mainly accompany Portuguese and Latin American music.”

 

                Miguelkkbb

 

 

Thibault Dille

 

“I seized hold of accordion in 1995, ambition perhaps triggered by toys catalogues … Then, encouraged by my parents, I embraced a university education that opened new horizons. I met jazz in 2004 and got the "Toots Thielemans Jazz Award" from «Koninklijke Conservatorium Brussel» in 2009.

 

Since then I play with different groups a variety of music styles, in Europe and elsewhere. All about my universe in: www.thibaultdille.com ".

 

                Thibaultkkbb

 

 

 

Discography of the different participants in this project:

 

OAKTree – à dos d’âmes – MognoMusic – 2012 (Thibault Dille) ;

 

Toute l’eau de mes rêves – Thierry Hodiamont – Midnight Muse Records – 2011 (Thibault Dille)

 

Parceria – Osman Martins & Pierre Gillet - Mogno Music – 2010

 

- Impossible Rêve – LuzChabane Chante Brel – LuzChabane Productions – 2010 (Thibault Dille) 

 

Filochards – Culture Et Flonflons Flandres 2009 (Thibault Dille)

 

• The Heart Of The AcousticGuitarChapter 2 – Fabien Degryse Trio – Midnight Muse Records – 2009 (Thibault Dille)

 

Zatten André – Duo Therain/Dille – Culture et Flonflons Flandres – 2009

 

 - Eveil aux langues en chansons – Communauté Française de la Belgique – 2004 ( Cristina Rosal)

 

Caminhos Iludidos - Fados e Guitarras – Cristina Rosal – D’ARTE /Autrement dit - 2003

 

 

To promote this project, an e-mail will be sent through D’ARTE mail list, which contains 1900 addresses. Our statistics show that in average around 21% of our recipients open our messages, which leads to an attendance of our concerts of approximately 400 people (2 sold out concerts in a 200 seat venue).

 

We think it realistic that 20% of that loyal public to D’ARTE (80 people) will make a financial contribution to the project. We expect an average contribution of €40, which means that we should be able to raise €3,200.

 

We also count on:

– Social networks of each participating artist.

– Small meetings/parties where this initiative will be announced and through which we’ll try to collect some funds.

– One regular sponsor of D’ARTE has already confirmed its participation.

– As soon as the product (CD) is finalised we’ll organize presentation concerts.

 

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Allocation of funds

 

The funds collected through this crowdfunding initiative will support the financing of CD production costs, which will be the following:

Recording in studio – €1,500

Mounting and mixing – €700

Mastering – €500

Copyright – €1,000

Artwork – €600

Pressing of 1,000 CD + bar code – €1,730

8% of project total cost – KissKissBankBank fee (5%) + Bank fee (3%)

Total= € 6.030+8%=  € 6.512

 

This request for support is the result of our incapacity – as an non-profit organization, not benefiting from any public or private subsidy, working mainly on the basis of volunteer activities – to be able to publish a CD on its own.Portada_y_contra_cortextura

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Thank you!!!! Obrigada!

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You’ll get an invitation to participate to the presentation of the CD (in Brussels)

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For €12 and more

You’ll get a copy of the CD

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For €22 and more

You’ll get two dedicated copies of the CD.

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For €50 and more

You’ll get five dedicated copies of the CD.

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For €100 and more

You'll get 6 dedicated copies of the CD, two invitations to participate to the presentation of the CD (in Brussels).

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For €300 and more

Your name will be included in the acknowledgement list of the CD. You will furthermore get three dedicated copies of the CD and an invitation to participate to the presentation of the CD (in Brussels).

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For €800 and more

One concert will be performed to you (1 hour). This represents just the cachet; concert hall, travelling and daily allowances will be at your charge. Date subject to D’ARTE production team’s approval of your proposal.

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For €1,000 and more

Special offer for retailers / distributors: Order a batch of 100 CDs "ESPELHOS (mirrors) - Portuguese songs." and your name appears on the album as a sponsor and co-distributor.

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“ESPELHOS” will compose a song in your honour (or to another person of your choice).

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