Caio Priori dos Santos

Caio Priori dos Santos


Caio Vitor Priori dos Santos is a doctoral researcher in music and musicology at the University of Évora, Portugal, holds a master’s degree in music at the Federal University of São João del-Rei, Minas Gerais. Born in Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, he also holds a bachelor’s degree in music with qualification in guitar from the Brazilian Conservatory of Music – Centro Universitário – in Rio de Janeiro. He developed research about the stylistics of the musical work Lamentos do Morro by Aníbal Augusto Sardinha (o Garoto) in the Graduate Program in Music, Master’s in Music, at UFSJ, in the line of research “theoretical and practical dimensions of musical performance” , being granted a scholarship by the Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES), publishing some texts in the “1st SIM! – International Guitar Symposium – The guitar in Latin America: dialogues, perspectives and trends” and at the XXX Anppom Congress. He is currently part of the research group “Guitar and Cultural Identities” at UFG (Federal University of Goiás) which aims to “formalize and consolidate a network of researchers whose main theme is the guitar in Latin America, which brings together academic production aimed at the practice of the guitar in our continent and the role of this instrument as an articulating axis of social, political and cultural representations”. At CESEM he does research in the scope of his doctorate, with a thesis entitled “The imaginary of the Brazilian guitar”, to be part of the executive committee of the project Thematic History of Music in Portugal and Brazil (UIDP/00693/2020), as a research fellow by FCT (Foundation for Science and Technology) with reference UI/BD/153718/2022.

Publications and other outputs:

Priori dos Santos, C. V. (2022). Contributo para uma perspectiva panorâmica sobre música popular brasileira, indústria cultural e o violão como componente da identidade nacional. In: Post-in-progress: abstracts of the 6th International Post-Graduate Forum for Studies in Music and Dance. Universidade de Aveiro.

Priori dos Santos, C. V. (2022). O Violão Inovador do Garoto: uma análise estilística da peça Lamentos do Morro. Dissertação de mestrado em música, UFSJ, São João del-Rei, 116 p.

Priori dos Santos, C. V. (2020). Aníbal Augusto Sardinha o Garoto: um panorama dos trabalhos acadêmicos sobre o violonista e compositor. In: XXX Congresso da Anppom. MODALIDADE: COMUNICAÇÃO SIMPÓSIO TEMÁTICO: 2.1.6. Panorama da pesquisa sobre violão no Brasil. Manaus, Amazonas.