The soundscape, as a construction of identity and civilizational process, has been attributed affective, aesthetic and patrimonial values. The Soundscapes Conference is dedicated to reflecting on the current meaning of the interaction between human beings, nature and music over time in the construction of cultural and historical soundscapes.In 1973, the International Congress of Studies in Honor of André Soares was held in Braga, “Art in Portugal in the 18th century”, promoted by the Braga City Council. Robert C. Smith chaired this extraordinary congress, organized in three sections: Fine Arts, Literature and Music. Gerhard Doderer, Manuel Faria, Cónego José Augusto Alegria, Cândido Lima, Samuel Rubio Calzon, among other musicians and researchers, participated in its III Section, chaired by musicologist Macário Santiago Kastner. After more than forty years and within the scope of the centenary celebrations of André Soares (1720-1769), the II INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON soudscape: THE SOUND, MUSIC AND ARCHITECTURE IN THE COMMEMORATIONS OF ANDRÉ SOARES (1720-1769).
Knowing that the relations between music and architecture have existed since antiquity and remain in modern times, this conference convenes several areas of study and aims to promote a space for reflection and debate between musicologists, architects, art historians, mathematicians, acoustic engineers and other researchers , showing in-depth interdisciplinary research and reflection around soundscapes and, in particular, the connections between music and architecture.
University of Minho - Institute of Letters and Human Sciences (ILCH) Center for Humanistic Studies (CEHUM)
The Conference has the high sponsorship of the Culture Sector of the Municipality of Braga.
Suonart - Cultural Association
Guest Speakers / Keynote Speaker
Some Topics under study
To submit a communication proposal, you must send it by May 10, 2020 in the form of a summary of 200-300 words, accompanied by a brief biographical note, to the email: email@example.com
Communications do not exceed twenty minutes. The texts of the communications will be submitted to peer review. Those selected will be published.
Languages of communication: Portuguese, French, English, Spanish.
Reitoria da Universidade do Minho, Braga — Portugal
(*just for registration fee; dinner must be payed on the day of the event at reception)
Shuttle to Bom Jesus
Av. da Liberdade — Bom Jesus
Concerto audiovisual em forma de homenagem : Memórias de Beethoven e de Xenakis: músicas e arquitecturas
Visita Guiada : Obras de André Soares em Braga em Braga
Concerto: André Soares e a música no seu Tempo
Festival Terras sem Sombra
(Grupo e local a designar)
Amores e Amantes Bayles, Amores e Amantes
Ensemble Portingaloise Catarina Costa e Silva, Daniela Leite Castro, Rui Pedro Vieira, Thiago Vaz Cruvinel e Ensemble instrumental (a anunciar)