Repercussions of the long eighteenth century
Palavras-chave:Portuguese-Brazilian music, colonial period, musical historiography, musicology in Brazil, encyclopedism
ResumoThis is the first volume of the Brazilian Journal of Music under the responsibility of Profa. Dr. Maria Alice Volpe as Editor-in-Chief.
In its new phase, the RBM aims at fostering research on music through different interdisciplinary approaches as it upholds its broad scope concerning all fields of music inquiry. A scholarly journal traditionally focusing on issues related to Brazilian music and music in Brazil, the RBM also welcomes articles on issues and topics from other cultural areas that may further the dialogue with the international community of scholars as well as critical discussions concerning the field. Each volume is divided into the following sections: Scholarly articles, In Memoriam essay, Reviews (Book, CD, DVD and others), Interview, and concludes with the section Brazilian Music Archive - consisting a musicological edition of a selected work from the Rare Collection of Alberto Nepomuceno Library of the School of Music at UFRJ, presented by an introductory text. Whenever possible, the volumes will be organized into themes proposed by the Editorial Board or arising from the substantial group of articles selected for publication. In this way, the RBM seeks to stimulate innovation, critical thought and discussion, as well as to capture and reflect upon trends, issues and questions that have headed current music research.This volume launches the guiding theme "Repercussions of the long eighteenth century", and presents studies of general and specific interest.