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Bidu Sayão and Radamés Gnattali's tour in the 1930s: the concert practice and the study of the locality

Grant number: 20/10535-2
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): September 01, 2020
Effective date (End): July 31, 2021
Field of knowledge:Linguistics, Literature and Arts - Arts - Music
Principal researcher:Flávia Camargo Toni
Grantee:Victor Gabriel Ferreira
Home Institution: Instituto de Estudos Brasileiros (IEB). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil
Associated research grant:16/05318-7 - Local musicking: new pathways for ethnomusicology, AP.TEM


The present research aims to gather and preserve the information, through collectingnewspaper clipping, concert critics, letters and concert programs about the tournée performedby the Brazilian soprano Bidu Sayão and the composer and performer Radamés Gnattali. Thecollected material will be studied in order to have a better understanding of the placing andthe spectators of the tour and how it affected the selection of the repertoire and thecollaborators throughout the tournée.

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