Silvio J. dos Santos, Associate Professor of Musicology, gave a keynote address at the 7th International Symposium on Musicology and 2nd Meeting of the Brazilian Association for Music Theory and Analysis, whose theme was “Music in the Ibero-Afro-American Universe: Interdisciplinary Challenges” on October 24, 2016. His lecture, entitled “Music as Intercultural Representation: Villa-Lobos’s Symphony No. 10, “Ameríndia” (1952/53) and Marlos Nobre’s Yanománi, op. 47 (1980),” addressed historical and philosophical issues related to representations of the índio brasileiro (native Brazilians) in music. This lecture is part of his book project on Imagined Indigeneity in 20th-century Brazilian music.
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