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Filipa Magalhães


Filipa Magalhães


Filipa Magalhães obtained her PhD at CESEM / NOVA School of Social Sciences and Humanities, in Lisbon, through a Doctoral Program in Musicology – Music as culture and cognition, funded by FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia. In the scope of her research, she is focused on the preservation of musical works that comprise different means, including technical and technological, as well as the development of methodological tools based on interdisciplinary disciplines, aiming documenting and studying these works from the musicological point of view. In her thesis, she worked specifically on a set of music-theatre works by the composer Constança Capdeville, with the purpose of recovering them through their documentation. In 2013, she completed a master’s degree in Musical arts: Music and Technology, under the theme “Survey on magnetic tape collections: evaluation of their state of preservation”, also during that period of research, she attended an internship in the Phonogrammarchiv – Austrian Academy of Sciences, conducted by Nadja Wallaszkovits. In 2014, had a training at Ina – Institut National de l’Audiovisuel, an institute for public cultural broadcasting, retrieval and transmission of the French audiovisual heritage, under the guidance of Vincent Fromont. In 2017, attended an internship in the CSC – SMC / Sound and Music Computing group, integrated in the Department of Information Engineering at the University of Padova, in which the first researches on the application of electronic and digital technologies to sound and music took place at Padova University. In this lab, she has been working directly with the audio collections of Luciano Berio and Luigi Nono, under the guidance of Sergio Canazza. She is currently a member of the Research Group on Contemporary Music (GIMC), integrated in CESEM NOVA FCSH.



Filipa MAGALHÃES, Isabel PIRES. “Recovering Music-Theatre Works Involving Electronic Elements: The Case of Molly Bloom and FE…DE…RI…CO….” Organised Sound 24, no. 1 (2019): 96–108. doi:10.1017/S1355771819000098.

Isabel PIRES, Filipa MAGALHÃES, Andreia NOGUEIRA, “Preservation and technological obsolescence: Portuguese contemporary musical heritage in perspective”, Journal of New Music Research Volume 47 – Issue 4 (2018): 355- 364. doi:10.1080/09298215.2018.1486433.

Filipa MAGALHÃES, Isabel PIRES, “Providing access to music-theatre works with electronic sound on tape: The case of Constança Capdeville”, Ed. Bertram Lyons, Journal of the International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives, Issue no. 47 (2017): 48-60 – ISSN 1021-562X.

Artigo em Ata de Congresso, Internacional: Andreia NOGUEIRA, Filipa MAGALHÃES, Rita MACEDO, Isabel PIRES, “A preservação da performance musical contemporânea: o caso do espólio fonográfico em fitas magnéticas de Clotilde Rosa”. In: Processos de Musealização. Um Seminário de Investigação Internacional. Atas do Seminário. Editor: Universidade do Porto | Faculdade de Letras | Departamento de Ciências e Técnicas do Património. Ano da publicação: 2015. ISBN: 978-989-8648-47-1. http://ler.letras.up.pt/uploads/ficheiros/13494.pdf

Participação no “III Encuentro Iberoamericano de Jóvenes Musicólogos”, organizado pelo Grupo Musicología Creativa, apresentando uma comunicação oral intitulada: “A documentação de coleções de fita magnética: o caso de Constança Capdeville” por Filipa MAGALHÃES. In: III Encuentro Iberoamericano de Jóvenes Musicólogos, 10-11 March, 2016, Sevilha (Espanha). Publicação no prelo.


Research Group:

Contemporary Music

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