MUSONAUTAS, VISÕES & AVARIAS
1960-2010: 5 décadas de inquietação musical no Porto

Throughout its history, the city of Porto has built a reputation as a place of musical freedom, abounding with avant‑garde approaches that have led to affirmation and recognition of key figures of contemporary Portuguese culture. The Galeria Municipal invited the music programmer and publisher Paulo Vinhas to develop a retrospective of five decades of strength and restlessness in Porto’s musical production, spanning different sound universes and expressions, ranging from classical music to protest music, and also including experimental music and electronic music – mapping the different musical practices that have emerged in Porto between 1960 and 2010.
This exhibition focuses on the ruptures pioneered by artists, disseminators and musical movements that have transformed the divergence of Porto’s peripheral context into a catalyst of new energies. The exhibition’s primary intention is to document a diversified musical history that has made a decisive contribution to shaping the world of Portuguese music, opening up new horizons that, in many cases, have moved beyond their original frontiers, projecting themselves onto the art scene of their epoch.
This book can be acquired at the Biblioteca Municipal Almeida Garrett.

Publisher:
Câmara Municipal do Porto / Galeria Municipal do Porto

Editors:
Guilherme Blanc
Paulo Vinhas 

Editorial Support:
Hugo Oliveira 
Manuel João Neto 
Pedro Junqueira Maia 
Pedro Tenreiro 
Suzana Ralha

Managing Editor:
Maria Burmester

Texts by:
Rui Moreira
Guilherme Blanc
Paulo Vinhas
Viriato Teles
José Luís Borges Coelho
João Carlos Callixto
Rui Pereira
José Manuel Lopes Cordeiro
Regina Guimarães
Rui Reininho

Graphic Design:
Degrau em colaboração com Ana Resende

Translation:
Martin Dale 
Rui Cascais Parada 

Copy-editing:
Lídia Queirós 
Maria Burmester 
Cláudia Gonçalves 

Photography:
Luís Espinheira
Susana Neves

Pre-press, Printing and Binding:
Empresa Diário do Porto

ISBN:
978-989-54475-3-4

Price:
25€

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