Diogo Alte da Veiga

Diogo Alte da Veiga


He has a licenciate degree on Gregorian Chant (research and performance) from the Superior School of Music of Lisbon, where he also studied the Traverso (baroque transverse flute). With an Erasmus scholarship, he studied both these subjects at the Faculty of Music in Utrecht. He has a master degree on Historical Musicology from the Nova University of Lisbon, where he is presently doing his PhD. He is a researcher at CESEM (Center for Studies on Musical Sociology and Aesthetics, Nova University of Lisbon). His PhD and activity as a member of research projects are developed under the Early Music Studies Group of CESEM. His research has been mainly being devoted to the plainchant in iberian medieval manuscripts. He regularly delivers papers at national and international scientific meetings, being author as well of scientific publications. As a performer, he sang as part of the Gregorian Choir of Lisbon and conducted the Gregorian Choir Benedictus (Penafiel, Portugal). He also performs on the Traverso as part of the early chamber music group Ensemble dos Biscainhos (Braga, Portugal), of which he is promoter and founding element.

Publications and other outputs:

Veiga, Diogo Alte da, “Fragments of a Breviary in Moissac and the Rite of Braga: some preliminary insights”, in Manuel Pedro Ferreira (ed.), Musical Exchanges

Veiga, Diogo Alte da, “Do Mondego, pelo Minho/Miño, ao Arlanzón: expressões da música medieval litúrgica ibérica”, in José António Falcão (dir.), O Magnum Mysterium. Diálogos Musicais no Sul da Europa (Século X-XXI), Beja: Departamento do Património Histórico e Artístico da Diocese de Beja, 2015, pp. 38-42.

Veiga, Diogo Alte da, “O Alleluia na monodia litúrgica em Portugal até 1600: comparações melódicas”, dissertação de Mestrado, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2010.