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Oneyda Alvarenga and the musical documentation.

Grant number: 09/11693-1
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Master
Effective date (Start): March 01, 2010
Effective date (End): October 31, 2011
Field of knowledge:Linguistics, Literature and Arts - Arts - Art Fundamentals and Criticism
Principal researcher:Flávia Camargo Toni
Grantee:Valquíria Maroti Carozze
Home Institution: Instituto de Estudos Brasileiros (IEB). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil


The project proposes to analyze, interpret and highlight the performance of the musicologist Oneyda Alvarenga, as director of São Paulo Municipal Public Record Collection (current Oneyda Alvarenga Record Collection) and  of Mario de Andrade, as Director of the City Department of Culture and creator of the section that included the operation of the Municipal Disco Hall; his role as mentor to Oneyda Alvarenga; the efforts of the intellectual modernistic, musicologist and critic of art to promote the search  for means of truly national expression of Brazilian music. The project  also proposes examining the own Municipal Public Record Collection, its objectives, its history and culture before and during the administration of Getúlio Vargas, the value and meaning of the organization of Brazilian and Latin American musical documentation  at the time of the Department of Culture, under the direction of Mario de Andrade, according to the purposes of the musical Americanism advocated by Curt Lange. Still from the point of view of musical Americanism, linking the objectives of cultural broadcasting through the work of redemption of the folk music by the Folk Research Mission, the creation of the Municipal Public Record Collection and the Latin American context, reflecting on this undertaking  at the Brazilian socio-cultural moment in the decades of 30 and 40 through the bias of Brazilian reality, while managed by the creation and the social universe that provides this creation.

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. The silly girl and the music library.. 2012. Master's Dissertation - Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Instituto de Estudos Brasileiros (IEB) São Paulo.

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