Cristina Maria de Carvalho Cota

Cristina Maria de Carvalho Cota

Biography:

Cristina Maria de Carvalho Cota, was born in Lisbon, Portugal. Started her violin studies at Fundação Musical dos Amigos das Crianças (Music Foundation of Friends of the Children) and completed them at Escola de Música do Conservatório Nacional in Lisbon. Master in Historical Musicology by FCSH/UNL (Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Universidade Nova de Lisboa), with a thesis entitled “Music in the Convent of the Order of Christ in Tomar” (from the end of the 15th century until the end of the 18th century ), under the guidance of Professor Manuel Carlos de Brito, having obtained the maximum classification by unanimity. It was published this year (2017)by Editora Colibri. Research Fellow at CESEM (Center for Sociology and Musical Aesthetics Studies at the New University of Lisbon) between 2008 and 2010. She is currently developing his PhD project on the relationship between the Order of Christ, Music and Mission in Brazil Colonial with a focus on the journey of religious music aboard its ships in sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteen centuries, also by the FCSH-UNL, under the guidance of Professor Manuel Pedro Ferreira, with a grant from the FCT (Foundation for Science and Technology ). Internal collaborator of CESEM / FCSH-UNL, and member of the Early Music Studies group of this research center. Member of CARAVELAS – Center for Studies in the History of Luso-Brazilian Music (FCSH-UNL). Since 2015 coordinates the project and online database “Music OFM Portugal”.

 

Publications and other outputs:

COTA, Cristina, A Música no Convento de Cristo em Tomar (desde finais do século XV até finais do século XVIII), Edições Colibri, Lisboa, Outubro 2017.

[no prelo] «O Cerimonial Seráfico para toda a ordem franciscana de frei Manuel da Conceição (1730)», Congresso Internacional Os Franciscanos no Mundo Luso-Hispânico: História, Arte e Património, Sociedade de Geografia de Lisboa (2012).

[prevista] 2017 – «Música e devoção mariana na Lisboa seiscentista: o Real Mosteiro de Nossa Senhora da Luz da Ordem de Cristo em Carnide».

2014 – «A música e o culto antoniano na Real Casa e Igreja de Santo António à Sé (séculoXVIII). Espólio musical sobrevivente», in Actas do I Seminário Nacional “A música na Província Portuguesa da Ordem Franciscana”, Centro Cultural Franciscano, Lisboa, 10 Maio, Itinerarium, LX (2014), 563 – 596.

2013 – “A viagem da música religiosa nos navios de carreira para o Brasil”, in Actas do Congresso Internacional A música no espaço luso-brasileiro: um panorama histórico, Lisboa, 7 – 9. 11. 2013. [pdf , pp. 190-211].