Sufragio for prepared piano and electronic theatre – Jônatas Manzolli

Sufragio, composed by Jônatas Manzolli and performed by Catarina Domenici. Sufragio (Portuguese for suffrage) celebrates the 80th anniversary of the establishment of the right to vote of Brazilian women. This work, commissioned and dedicated to Catarina Domenici, is composed for prepared piano, audio-visual collages from historical information, texts and live electronics. It was inspired by the poem “Mulher Eleitora” of the Brazilian poet Carlos Drummond de Andrade that referes to the judicial sentence that gave Mietta Santiago the right to vote. The work consist of four scenes: “Conquista, Luta, Memorial e Poslúdio”.