III Congress of the Brazilian Association of Musical Theory and Analysis (TeMA) & IV International Congress of Music and Mathematics: call for papers

With the themes Music Theory in Brazil – Intercontinental Dialogues and Music and Mathematics – Intercontinental Dialogues, the Brazilian Association of Musical Theory and Analysis (TeMA) and the MusMat Research Group announce jointly the III Congress of TeMA / IV International Congress of Music its math.

The event will take place from October 21 to 25, 2019, in Rio de Janeiro, and will offer lectures, conferences, thematic tables, communications sessions and artistic programming (concerts). Also taking part are the Postgraduate Program in Music at UFRJ, the Rio de Janeiro Engineering Club and the UNIRIO Graduate Music Program.

The call for papers is open from June 25 to August 15. We invite musicians researchers and educators in the fields of compositional and analytical theories, students of graduation and postgraduate in any qualification of Music, to participate in the TeMA / MusMat Congress with individual or collective works.

The event aims to discuss essentially the state of art in the field of music theory and analysis, in dialogue with the theoretical bases coming from other continents, mainly United States of America and Canada, Europe, and Latin America. Some theoretical fields considered more present in the national academic works were selected for debate, such as 1) Tonal Theories; 2) Post-Tonal Theories; 3) Rhythmic and metric theories; 4) Theories of Texture; 5) Theories of Popular Music; 6) Modern theories and technologies.

For the submission of works (individual or collective), eight modalities are defined:

  1. Dialogues between composition and analysis;
  2. Objectivity and subjectivity in musical analysis;
  3. Cognitive perspectives in music theory and analysis;
  4. Systematic perspectives in musical theory and analysis;
  5. Interdisciplinarity in musical theory and analysis;
  6. Cultural perspectives in musical theory and analysis;
  7. Methodological strategies in teaching theory and musical analysis;
  8. Theories and methodologies of computer-assisted musical composition and analysis.

The languages ​​of the congress are Portuguese, Spanish and English.

III Congress of the Brazilian Association of Musical Theory and Analysis (TeMA) & IV International Congress of Music and Mathematics

More information:

Programa de Pós-Graduação em Música da UFRJ
Phone: (21) 2262-8742
E-mail posgraduacao@musica.ufrj.br
Organizing Committee of the TeMA / MusMat Congress
E-mail tema.musmat.2019@musica.ufrj.br