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José Augusto Veloso Rito
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José Veloso Rito wrote preludes and other small pieces for piano.
- Frequented the Course of Conservatory Music Piano
- Course of Artistic Accordion for Professor Assis Jones with distinction and honor (19 values).
- Teacher of a official Secondary Education of Drawing, Mathematics and technology
- Civil Engineer from Porto University
1962 – José Veloso Rito begun to learn on an artisitic accordion course with appraised the International accordion player, Assis Johnes. He concluded this particular course in 1970 with distinction and honor, interpreting the Czardas by Monti, Hungarian Dances of Brahms, Dance of the Sabre de Katchaturian etc., having acted in the Radio Commercial of the height (Festival) as accordion player, as well as in diverse competitions of accordion Spain and France. Waltz in the Parisian style, and popular music composed musics for artistic accordion nominated.
1964 – He frequented in the course of piano at the Conservatory of Music of the Port in the classrooms of the distinct pianist and composer Berta Alves de Sousa (for me, in genio of the music and the delayed recognized painting… of the noblest virtue and honesty, with values that I eat artist I affirm… only… perhaps comparable in technique and virtuosity the Horowitz, or to the hair-raising Rubinstein,… is worthy of being seen here in the Net this profile of mine illustrious Teacher who much I venerate and I esteem AD ETERNUM…) and in the classroom of the Professor Fernando Jorge Azevedo, pianista insígnio and teacher. Parallel he was pupil of the Agripina teacher, illustrious matosinhense pianista of accordion of the teacher Idalina Campelo… interpreted already the Czardas of Monti, and clearly the exercises of technique of Czerny… Bach etc.
1970 Participated in Coimbra, as a pianist in international competition of music with coral Comunicativa Youth having executed already parts of its authorship nominated War and Peace its composition of the height. It gave several and diverse you recite particular for piano….
1975 He was a musician professor on the National School of Vila da Feira
1976 Played with Rui Veloso, in musical sets of jazz and contemporary music, having given diverse international piano concert nominated in Freiburg, Germany in private and public music performance.
1980 to 1989 Pianist of particular concert for a distinguish Portuguese Society, interpreting sonatas and preludes of its authorship, diverse workmanships of Chopin, Monti, Skriabin, as well as diverse composers as Brahms, and Portuguese fast musica, Brazilian, etc., including subjects of jazz, having actuado in diverse Musical Societies Portuenses and others.
10 June 2002 Pianist musician to act on the Portugal of Camões and the Portuguese Community day in the United States, having acted on the closing commemoration in UMASS College in Boston, New Bedford, having itself distinguished in its compositions nominated Sonata from the Water, Trip to the past (preludio for piano, Waltz of the Hope, Apocalypse, subject of Peace and War,…) where had been gifts American and Portuguese individualities and on authorities to the world of the Art nominated Miss Vernette, University teacher recently awarded by Its Exa. The President of the Republic Jorge Sampaio, consul of Portugal, Mayor de New Bedford etc.
2004–2005 Veloso Rito realized many musician tours in Brazil as a guest piano solo player, having played in S. Paulo, Campo Grande and other brazilian cities, essentially dedicated to compose piano parts musicians… its great passion. He continues as a composer, composing piano part songs and playing to the public on social events, parties, commemorations, anniversaries, etc. also in the United States of America for the Portuguese communities hosted there. He publishes in general… composed a Hymn for the Society Memory of Portugal in the United States, of whom he is honorary member
2006 He composed some preludes for piano and ballads in the Iberian style, with their own romantic and rich, colorful polyphonic style with very proper style in mandate to its country. His family and friends with diverse subjects executed and recorded in his particular pianos: a Steinway of tail concert model, and a C.Bechstein entire tail model C. These pianos have a bonanza polyphonic quality and sound, where already other subjects of musicians and international pianists of career had been recorded. He recently edited a CD with his compositions entitled Fancies To The Piano, with musics nitidamente of Portuguese polyphonics in the diverse trips that efectuou for the Country and the World.
(Contribution by José Augusto Veloso Rito.)