The Graduate Program in Music at UFRJ and the Brazilian Society for Music Theory and Analysis are pleased to announce the launch of the IV Volume of the TeMA Congresses Series, entitled “Musical Theory in Brazil – Intercontinental Dialogues.”
With professors Pauxy Gentil-Nunes (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro), Gabriel Navia (Federal University of Latin American Integration), and Rodolfo Coelho de Souza (University of São Paulo) as editors, the volume brings together 11 articles selected among the works of the III Congress of the Brazilian Society for Music Theory and Analysis (TeMA) & IV International Congress of Music and Mathematics, held in October 2019 by the Graduate Program in Music at UFRJ.
The event was a shared effort between the Brazilian Society for Music Theory and Analysis (TeMA) and the MusMat Research Group. On occasion, renowned researchers from various continents met in person, within the areas of Music Theory, Music Analysis, Music Composition, Systematic and Historical Musicology, among them professors Edgardo Rodríguez (Universidad Nacional de La Plata), Gabriel Pareyon (Universidad de Guadalajara), Jean-Pierre Briot (IRCAM/CNRS), José Oliveira Martins (University of Coimbra), Patrick McCreless (Yale University) and Robert Morris (Rochester University / Eastman School of Music).
The volume articles are written by Paulo Costa Lima, Cristina Gerling and Guilherme Sauerbronn, Marcelo Carneiro, Daniel Pantoja, Marcos Branda Lacerda, Edgardo Rodriguez, Pedro Miguel de Moraes, Danilo Alves, Ilza Nogueira and Maria Lucia Pascoal, Francisco Aragão and Liduino Pitombeira , and Rodrigo Batalha. In addition to the articles, the volume also includes an interview with prof. Robert Morris, led by prof. Pauxy Gentil-Nunes.
The volume also brings a list of publications resulting from the TeMA-MusMat 2019 Congress, distributed among the journals of the two institutions – Musica Theorica, MusMat • Brazilian Journal od Music and Mathematics, and other partner universities, such as Debates | UNIRIO.
The edition is in print and electronic format. The printed version, produced by Editora Escola de Música (UFRJ), will be sent to the authors and libraries of the main Federal Universities and available at the UFRJ Bookstore.
The electronic version is available for download at the link below.
We took the present opportunity to call the general public to attend the IV Congress of the Brazilian Society for Music Theory and Analysis (TeMA), which will take place at us next days 24-27 November 2021, in remote format, with the theme “Music Theory in Latin America: Inheritances and Perspectives”.