Musicians and Movements That Initiated Electroacoustics in Brazil

Vania Dantas Leite

UniRio (Universidade do Rio de Janeiro)
EME-IVL (Estúdio de Música Eletroacústica do Instituto Villa-Lobos)


Research being conducted on the Relations Between Technology and Language in Brazilian Electroacoustic Music situates itself at the crossroads of systematic and historic musicologies. The present article tackles historical aspects, provisionally presenting the beginnings of Eletroacoustic Music in Brazil according to events that took place between the forties and seventies, with particular reference to the work of a few pioneers.