Gustavo Penha

about the author

Gustavo Penha was born in São Paulo, Brazil. He took his bachelor’s degree in musical composition at FASM, where he studied with Sergio Kafejian and Paulo Zuben. He got his master’s and his PhD degrees in music at UNICAMP, supervised by Silvio Ferraz and with a FAPESP scholarship, which also contributed to his studies at the University Paris 8 with José Manuel López López, Anne Sedès, and Alain Bonardi. His compositions have been performed at several events in Brazil and abroad, in England, Italy, France, and Canada. He teaches at UFMS and is a post-doctoral researcher at USP with a CNPq scholarship.

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Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul and University of Sao Paulo, BR


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A Ligeti Example of How to Make a Piano (or a Piano Piece) Stutter
(in DARE 2017: aberrant nuptials )
keywords: György Ligeti