Estudos de Música Instrumental em Portugal: 1755 - 1834.
Objetivos, atividades e resultados esperados/atingidos
This project proposes to identify and analyze the various contexts of the production of instrumental music between 1755 and 1834 with particular attention to (1) the problem of the uses and functions of instrumental music in different contexts and (2) the processes related to its performance and dissemination.This systematic study must have two major fields, (1) the survey and cataloguing of a consistent amount of musical sources, (2) the critical study of the most interesting compositions representing the principal genres of the period. The critical edition of a representative amount of instrumental repertoire, in an anthology mainly for keyboard, The IR expects the project to have four tangible outcomes: 1) a path-breaking history of instrumental music, specially keyboard music, in Portugal between 1755 and 1834 as a cultural type and as practice that significantly registers, responds to and reflects upon local processes of modernization and the local experience of modernity; 2) an edited anthology of keyboard music of this period and a respective study of the repertoire; 3) two masters theses; 4) anInter-disciplinary workshop on instrumental music related with dance music, music commercialization and models of sociability.
Workshop internacional dedicado géneros instrumentais de tecla e à música de dança, com particular enfoque no papel transversaL do minuete.