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Integrated Doctor | Co-Ordinating Professor
Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas | Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Av. de Berna, n.º 26 C
1069-061 Lisboa
Portugal
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Tel: (+351) 21 790 83 00 (ext. 1583)

Biography

Rui Cabral Lopes. Professor of History of Music and Orchestra at Academia Nacional Superior de Orquestra and Universidade Lusíada de Lisboa. He graduated from the Departamento de Ciências Musicais of Universidade Nova de Lisboa where he took his Master's degree in Portuguese sacred Polyphony. In 2007 he completed his doctorate at Universidade de Évora under the supervision of Rui Vieira Nery, with a study on the villancico repertoire from the Royal Chapel of Portugal. He worked at Gulbenkian Foundation and National Library of Portugal and published widely on Portuguese music. His publications include: "O repertório de vilancicos da Capela Real portuguesa (1640-1716): vetores sociolinguísticos, implicações musicais e representação simbólica do poder régio" in Maria Alice Volpe (ed.) Revista Brasileira de Música, Rio de Janeiro: Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (2013); "A polifonia na liturgia bracarense (primeira metade do século XVI)", coauthored with João Pedro d' Alvarenga, in Manuel Pedro Ferreira (ed.) A Catedral de Braga, Lisboa: Arte das Musas / CESEM (2009) and "Religiosity, power and aspects of social representation in the villancicos of the Portuguese Royal Chapel" in Tess Knighton e Álvaro Torrente, eds., Devotional Music in the Iberian World, 1450-1800, Aldershot: Ashgate (2007) - Prize AMS ROBERT STEVENSON 2008. He is a member of the Ethnomusicology Institute from Universidade Nova de Lisboa and Associate Researcher at Universidad Complutense de Madrid for the Catálogo Descriptivo de Pliegos de Villancicos.