Rogério Costa

about the author

Rogério Luiz Moraes Costa, professor, composer, saxophonist, and researcher, Prof. Costa has worked at the music department of the University of São Paulo since 2002. Leading artists in Brazil and Europe such as the groups Abstray and Música Viva in Rio, Camerata Aberta in São Paulo, and the Pierrot Lunaire Ensemble in Vienna have played his compositions. His extensive academic output includes improvisations published in journals, conference proceedings, and books. Currently, Prof. Costa coordinates a research project at USP on improvisations and their connections with other areas of study such as composition, education, technology, ethnomusicology, philosophy, and cognitive sciences. Two of the most important current artistic projects related to this research are the groups Orquestra Errante and Entremeios.

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University of São Paulo, BR


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Sonic Nuptials. Composition and Improvisation in a Double Capture: Refrain and Processes of Territorialization
(in DARE 2017: aberrant nuptials )
keywords: de/re-territorialisation, double capture, improvisation