Teaching Music Composition: A Poetic Interdisciplinary Path Through Art and Life

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  • Roseane Yampolschi Universidade Federal do Paraná




Music Composition, Teaching Music Composition, Interdisciplinarity, Embodiment and Musical Gesture


In this essay I introduce some ideas and experiences that have been the object of numerous studies and resource materials for composition for several years. This whole information has to do, firstly, with an interdisciplinary context of studies and music creation that refers back to my doctoral thesis; secondly, with research and creative experiences based on the musical gesture and that one under the perspective of "enactment" ; and thirdly, with a poetic view of the sonorous architecture of the artistic work from an intrinsic relation between sound and silence.


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Biografia do Autor

Roseane Yampolschi, Universidade Federal do Paraná

Composer and interdisciplinary artist. Music professor at the Arts Department of the Federal University of Parana. Graduated in Music Composition by the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (1986), earned a MA degree in Music by the Eastern Illinois University (1991) and a DMA degree in Music Composition by the University of Illinois at Urbana (1996). Received many prizes and distinctions for her works in Brazil and abroad, such as the Biennial Festival of Brazilian Contemporary Music 2019, 2017, 2013, 2007 (Rio de Janeiro), the International Fund for the Promotion of Culture 2017 by UNESCO, and the ISCM Festival World Music Days (Romania, 1999 / Norway 1990). As a researcher, her main interests today are focused in the areas of gestural embodiment in creative processes, interdisciplinarity and contemporary musical aesthetics / poetics. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4615-8116.


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Yampolschi, R. (2020). Teaching Music Composition: A Poetic Interdisciplinary Path Through Art and Life. Revista Vórtex, 8(1), 15. https://doi.org/10.33871/23179937.2020.8.1.15