The Music, Language, and Culture Workshop

Daniel Gough, presenting “Spaces of Sound: Popular Music in São Paulo, Brazil”


We welcome Daniel Gough, graduate student in the Department of Music presenting: “Spaces of Sound: Popular Music in São Paulo, Brazil”

Abstract: This paper will discuss São Paulo, Brazil’s expanded center as a musical and geographical space before raising questions about performance venues, institutional management, and generic categories in the city’s twenty-first century popular music scene.

Bio: Daniel Gough is a second-year PhD student in ethnomusicology at the University of Chicago, where he holds a Jacob K. Javits Fellowship from the U.S. Department of Education. His research focuses on the popular music scene in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He holds bachelor degrees in Latin American history and clarinet performance from the University of Georgia and a master’s degree in clarinet performance from Florida State University.

Ethnoise! The Ethnomusicology Workshop
April 15, 2010
Goodspeed 205

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