Latin American Electroacoustic Music Collection

Eduardo Bértola (Argentina)

Eduardo Bértola (born in Coronel Moldes, Córdoba, Argentina, 1939; died in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 1996) composed "Episode" and "Penetraciones" in 1969, "Dynamus" and "Pexoa" in 1970, and "Penetraciones II" in 1971, all works for tape realized at GRM in Paris.

After his stay in Paris from 1968 to 1971 he returned to Buenos Aires and was working at CICMAT, where he composed pieces like: "Elictros" in 1972 and "Gomecito contra la Siemens o El Diablo de San Agustín" in 1974, both works using electronic and concrète sound sources. "Tramos" for tape, from 1975, is considered one of his main works from those years; also composed at CICMAT, was produced with radiophonic materials and the recording of a massive public manifestation on the streets.

Between 1975 and 1978 Bértola lives in Buenos Aires, Argentina and Belo Horizonte, Brazil. While being in Argentina, during 1977, he composed "Trovas, Crónicas y Epigramas" and "Histórias para un movimiento imaginario", borth pieces for tape.

From 1979 to 1984 he lived in Brasilia, Brazil, and composed "Dilemas para um Sintetizador", for tape, in 1981.

From 1985 until his death in 1996 he lived in Belo Horizonte, where he founded the Laboratory of Composition with Electroacoustic Medias in 1985, studio he directed until 1990.

(last update by RDF: March, 2004)

Resources available for this composer:
- List of compositions (4 compositions)