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7th Lisbon Conference: Chinese Music and Musical Instruments

May 6 @ 10:00 - May 7 @ 18:00 WEST


The Macau Scientific and Cultural Center in Lisbon (CCCM) and the European Foundation for Chinese Music Research (CHIME), based in Leiden, Netherlands, and the Mafra Municipal Council, together with other Portuguese institutions, public and private, On the 6th and 7th of May this year, they will organize the seventh edition of Lisbon Music: Chinese Music and Musical Instruments. On May 6th, the academic sessions and the concert will take place at the CCCM Museum, and on May 7th at the Mafra National Palace. One of the innovations of this edition of the Lisbon Conference will be the approach to some musical traditions in other Asian countries, namely India, Indonesia and also other parts of Southeast Asia. This edition will feature the participation of 25 researchers, Portuguese and foreign, from 11 countries. In their communications, they will address topics related to Chinese Music and Musical Instruments, whether within the scope of ethnomusicology or historical musicology. Alongside the academic communications, there will be some concerts and recitals whose repertoire includes Chinese music, Indonesian music and also the instrumental fusion of Chinese and Indian music. This conference’s main objective is to raise awareness among academics about the systemic study of Asian music and instrumentals, as well as the dissemination of musical genres from other Asian cultures among the public.


May 6 @ 10:00 WEST
May 7 @ 18:00 WEST
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Centro Científico e Cultural de Macau | European Foundation for Chinese Music Research (CHIME) | Câmara Municipal de Mafra | Enio Souza (Chair)


Macau Scientific and Cultural Centre
Rua da Junqueira, 30
Lisboa, 1300-343 Portugal
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