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Rita Torres

  • PhD
  • Researcher at CESEM
  • Universidade Nova de Lisboa
  • 7PublicationsNumber of items in Rita's My Publications folder on Mendeley.

Research interests

GuitarGuitar Multiphonics

About

Rita Torres (Lisbon, Portugal, 1977) is currently conducting research on the technique of guitar multiphonics. She holds a PhD in Science and Technology of the Arts of the Portuguese Catholic University, as well as degrees in Chemical Engineering, Guitar, Musicology/Music Informatics, and Composition.

Publications (5)

  • A New Chemistry of Sound: The Technique of Multiphonics as a Compositional Element for Guitar and Amplified Guitar

    • Torres R
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  • Guitar multiphonics: Influence of amplification

    • Torres R
    • Ferreira-Lopes P
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  • Towards overcoming the guitar's color research gap

    • Torres R
    • Ferreira-Lopes P
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  • Guitar multiphonics: Notations for a formalized approach

    • Torres R
    • Ferreira-Lopes P
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  • Multiphonics as a Compositional Element in Writing for Amplified Guitar (1)

    • Torres R
    • Ferreira-Lopes P
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Professional experience

Researcher at CESEM

Universidade Nova de Lisboa

January 2018 - Present

Researcher at CESEM

Universidade de Evora

October 2017 - December 2017(2 months)

Researcher at CITAR

Universidade Católica Portuguesa

September 2016 - September 2017(a year)

PhD Researcher at CITAR

Universidade Católica Portuguesa

January 2010 - September 2016(7 years)

PhD Guest Researcher

Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe

January 2010 - December 2012(3 years)

Lecturer

Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe

October 2008 - July 2010(2 years)

Education

PhD in Science and Technology of the Arts

Universidade Católica Portuguesa - Escola das Artes

October 2009 - September 2016(7 years)

DKA-Komposition

Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe

October 2003 - October 2008(5 years)

Bachelor In Musicology/Music Informatics

Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe

October 2005 - September 2008(3 years)

Licenciate in Chemical Engineering

Universidade de Lisboa Instituto Superior Tecnico

September 1995 - June 2002(7 years)