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Music and Brazilian Country Culture in the Orchestra the Brazilian ten-string guitar.

Grant number: 11/04816-0
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Master
Effective date (Start): March 01, 2012
Effective date (End): August 31, 2013
Field of knowledge:Linguistics, Literature and Arts - Arts - Music
Principal researcher:José Roberto Zan
Grantee:Renato Cardinali Pedro
Home Institution: Instituto de Artes (IA). Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Campinas , SP, Brazil


The research aims to investigate the Orquestra de Viola Amigos Violeiros de São Carlos, a musical institution in social non-profit. The orchestra brings together around forty people, predominantly male, engaged in the practice of Brazilian ten Strings Guitar . It is intended to study the inter-personal relationships within the group, and musical aspects of the production of the orchestra. It is a study supported in ethnomusicology and ethnographic methods that seeks to understand the meanings behind the actions of individuals involved with the institution, its representations and its music production.

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PEDRO, Renato Cardinali. A brazilian ten-string guitar orchestra from the city of São Carlos. 2013. Master's Dissertation - Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Instituto de Artes Campinas, SP.

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