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For a deterritorialization of the gesture: The musical poetics of Luciano Berio and Brian Ferneyhough.

Grant number: 08/07612-3
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Master
Effective date (Start): March 01, 2009
Effective date (End): December 31, 2010
Field of knowledge:Linguistics, Literature and Arts - Arts - Music
Principal Investigator:Silvio Ferraz Mello Filho
Grantee:Felipe Merker Castellani
Host Institution: Instituto de Artes (IA). Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Campinas , SP, Brazil


The project aims the analysis of the musical poetic of Brian Ferneyhough and Luciano Berio. The theoretical and esthetic concepts belonged to their language will be approached, as well as the techniques and procedures presented in some of their works.Two points will also be discussed: the different uses the composers make of the extended instrumental technique -being one of the central points of their several works, and the use of technological resources to help the composition.By fulfilling this project, it is expected to produce an available bibliography about: the musical poetic of Brian Ferneyhough and Luciano Berio, the use of the "extended" instrumental technique and of the technological resources for the composition; besides enriching the applicant's formation as a composer.

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CASTELLANI, Felipe Merker. An approach to the notion of musical gesture in the poetics of Luciano Berio and Brian Ferneyhough. 2010. Master's Dissertation - Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Instituto de Artes Campinas, SP.

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