Notes on Contributors
Professor of Musicology (now retired), and former director, in the Department of Music of the University of Bologna. In 1990 he founded the association for the analysis and theory of music in Italy (Gruppo di Analisi e Teoria Musicale). He was one of the founders of ESCOM (European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music). He has published works on music analysis, psychology and sociology of music, methods for music education, and history of music, particularly of the 20th century.
Anna Maria Bordin
She graduated from the Musik-Akademie of Basel and carried out an intense concert activity. Professor of Piano and Research Coordinator at the Conservatory of Genoa, she is the author of two books on music pedagogy and numerous articles on international journals. She has collaborated as contract professor with the University of Pavia and the Academy of Brera and has designed a ten-year experimental piano training for an autistic student. She spent the last ten years researching in the fields of theoretical and applied methodology of piano teaching.
She graduated with a diploma in Piano and a MA degree in Musicology. In 2004 she received the High-School Teaching Habilitation for music from the University of Pavia, where she also completed her PhD in Musicology and Philology (2008). As post-doctoral fellow she conducted research on Formenlehre and creative process in 20th-century Italian music. From 2012 to 2014 she was collaborator at the Centro Studi Luciano Berio (Florence); in 2016 and 2017 she has taught music aesthetics at the Ca’ Foscari University (Venice). Since 2013 she is curator of music collections at the Fondazione Giorgio Cini (Venice). She has published articles on Romantic music and aesthetics, creative processes in the 20th-century music, musical narratology.
He is associate professor of Psychology of Perception, Psychology of Music and Psychology of Communication at the University of Bologna. He obtained a PhD in Psychology in 1993 (Bologna University). He is a clinical psychologist and psychotherapist, member of AIP (Italian Association of Psychologists) and of ESCOM (European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music). He has published several works on nonverbal communication, expression and communication of emotions in music performance and in music therapy.
Professor of Technologies for Music and Theory, Analysis and Composition at High School State for Music of Portogruaro (Venice). He has published on compositional techniques and strategies of Renaissance music; as a composer, he is the author of several electroacoustic works. In 2012 he was a speaker at Castelfranco Veneto Conservatory for the workshop “Musica e Immagine. Il ruolo della colonna sonora nel cinema del XX secolo”.
He studied composition with Azio Corghi and Mauro Bonifacio, producing various works (symphonies, operas, chamber music, sacred music, soundtracks) for musical ensembles in Italy and abroad. After graduating in 2009, he received a PhD in Musicology (2013) at the University of Padua. Currently he holds a post-doc contract at the University of Vienna. His research focuses on Italian Opera and instrumental music of the 18th-19th Century, with various publications in specialized reviews.
Associate professor in History of Music at the University of Salerno. He has taught at the University of Pavia, Faculty of Musicology, as adjunct professor for Musical analysis. He earned a PhD in Musical Philology, with a dissertation on Igor Stravinsky’s serial compositions. His research interests are in two main areas: the history of medieval monody and twentieth-century music, with a particular focus on the works of Igor Stravinsky.
He obtained degrees in piano, electronic music and composition. Currently he works as a technician expert on sound analysis and computer music in the Department of the Arts of the University of Bologna. He is also the author of a software for the cataloguing of tapes and documents in a number of Italian theatres. Over the last five years he collaborated with professors Roberto Caterina and Mario Baroni in research projects presented in international conferences. He took part in the European project MIROR on the use of technology in music education.
He holds a Piano Diploma from the Conservatory of Frosinone and a degree in Musicology from the University of Rome “Tor Vergata”. He also gained a PhD in Education from the University of Rome “Tor Vergata” and a PhD in Special Education from the University of Granada. He currently teaches Special Education at the University of Rome “Tor Vergata” and History of Music at the Conservatory of Bari.