Rui Magno Pinto

Rui Magno Pinto


Rui Pinto Magno (*1980), member of the Research Center for Studies in Sociology and Musical Aesthetics (CESEM), of the Portuguese Society for Music Research (SPIM) and of the International Society for the Promotion and Research of Wind Music (IGEB), is currently attending his PhD in Musicology at the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities at NOVA University (FCSH-UNL). His doctoral dissertation, funded by the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) and supervised by Prof. Dr. Paulo Ferreira de Castro, discusses the “upgrowth of a symphonic culture in Lisbon between 1846 and 1911”. Rui Magno Pinto concluded in 2010 in the same institution his MA in Musicology with a dissertation on virtuosity in wind-instrument praxis in Lisbon between 1821 and 1870. In 2007 he concluded his degree in Musicology. Rui Magno Pinto was a fellow researcher on the following projects funded by FCT and held at CESEM: “Musical Heritage of the Jorge Álvares Foundation – the musical collection of Filipe de Sousa” (July to November 2011) and “The S. Carlos Theater: the performing arts in Portugal” (October 2007 to October 2010).

Publications and other outputs:

[2016] – “The Portuguese Symphonic Poem (1884-1909)”, XII International Congress on Musical Signification Proceedings, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, 2013.4-2-6 (no prelo).

2014 – “Operatic content and form in the nineteenth-century Portuguese wind-instrument repertoire, Internationale Gesellschaft zur Erforschung und Förderung der Blasmusik 20th Meeting (Coimbra, Portugal)”, Alta Musica, Band 31, 2014, pp. 179-220.

2010 [2007] – Luís Miguel Santos & Rui Magno Pinto: João Pedro d’Alvarenga, Estudos de Musicologia, [Lisboa, Edições Colibri, 2002] in Revista Portuguesa de Musicologia 14-15, 2004-2005, Lisboa: Zéfiro, pp. 226-229.

2008 – A Música para piano na Madeira (CD-ROM) (coord. com Paulo Esteireiro), Colecção Madeira Música, Funchal, Secretaria Regional de Educação, Direcção Regional de Assuntos Culturais, Gabinete Coordenador de Educação Artística.