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Elsa De Luca holds the position of Researcher at the NOVA University of Lisbon, where she is pursuing palaeographical research into Iberian musical notation. In addition, she is Coordinator of the Portuguese Early Music Database; co-director of the new book series Musicalia Antiquitatis & Medii Aevi published by Brepols; and she was recently elected as a member of the Board of the Music Encoding Initiative for the 2019-21 term.

De Luca holds a PhD in Historical Musicology (Università del Salento, 2011) and a Piano Diploma (2002). She has published articles on the notation, cryptography, and liturgy in a selection of Iberian manuscripts (10th – 16th cent.), and on the music and liturgy in some French manuscripts (13th – 14th cent.). In the Digital Humanities her most significant contribution has been the co-founding of Cantus Index, a research tool that integrates 12 international databases and permits searches for the chants for the mass and office by text or melody. De Luca has collaborated in many research projects in Italy, France, Portugal, the UK, and Canada.

PORTUGUÊS

Elsa De Luca é investigadora na FCSH - Universidade Nova de Lisboa, onde realiza investigação paleográfica sobre notação musical ibérica. Adicionalmente desempenha funções como Coordenadora da Portuguese Early Music Database, como Co-diretora da nova série de livros Musicalia Antiquitatis & Medii Aevi pela Brepols, e foi recentemente eleita para a direção da Music Encoding Initiative durante o termo 2019-21.

De Luca possui um Doutoramento em Musicologia Histórica (Università del Salento, 2011) e um Diploma de Piano (2002). Publicou artigos sobre a notação, criptografia e liturgia em manuscritos de origem ibérica (X-XVI sec.), e sobre a música e liturgia em alguns manuscritos franceses (séc. XIII-XIV). O contributo mais relevante para a Digital Humanities foi a co-fundação do Cantus Index, uma ferramenta de investigação que integra 12 bases de dados internacionais e que permite a pesquisa de cantos para a missa e ofício através do texto ou melodia. De Luca colabora/ou em vários projectos de pesquisa em Itália, França, Portugal, Reino Unido e Canadá.

Education/Academic qualification

Musicology, Doctorate

1 Sep 200731 Jan 2011

Piano Performance, Istituto Musicale Pareggiato ai Conservatori di Stato, Ceglie Messapica (BR), Italy

Nov 1993Sep 2002

External positions

Post-Doc Researcher , Centro de Estudos de Sociologia e Estética Musical (CESEM)

1 Oct 201631 Jan 2019

Postdoctoral Research Assistant , University of Bristol

1 May 201331 Aug 2016

FCT Post-Doc Researcher

1 May 201130 Apr 2013

Keywords

  • M Music
  • Early Music
  • Plainchant
  • Performance Practice
  • BR Christianity
  • Medieval Liturgy
  • Z004 Books. Writing. Paleography
  • Music Palaeography
  • Codicology

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Research Output 2000 2018

Review of ‘Luisa Nardini, Interlacing Traditions: NeoGregorian Chant Propers in Beneventan Manuscripts

De Luca, E., 2018, In : Music & Letters. 99, 2, p. 276-278 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

Open Access
Chant
Medieval Studies
Manuscripts

A Graduale-Prosarium from Sens in Lisbon

De Luca, E., Oct 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Revista Portuguesa de Musicologia / Portuguese Journal of Musicology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A Notated Graduale-Prosarium from Sens in Lisbon

De Luca, E., 2017, In : Portuguese Journal of Musicology - Revista Portuguesa de Musicologia. 4, 2, p. 227-246 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Manuscripts
Lisbon
History
Codicology

Changes in Old Hispanic Notation in the Tenth and Eleventh Century

De Luca, E., Mar 2017, p. 380-381. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Notation
Manuscripts
Neumes
Liturgy
Melody

Correction, erreur et variante: l’exemple du plain-chant médiéval

De Luca, E. & Boudeau, O., May 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Activities 2016 2019

  • 18 Participation in workshop, seminar, course

International Conference on Technologies for Music Notation and Representation

Elsa De Luca (Member of programme committee)
2019 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Música y contextos en el mundo ibérico medieval y renacentista

Elsa De Luca (Member of programme committee)
2019 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Música y espacios sonoros en las instituciones civiles y eclesiásticas de la península ibérica hasta el siglo XVI

Elsa De Luca (Invited speaker)
2019 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

International Congress on Medieval Studies

Elsa De Luca (Organiser), Alicia Miguélez Cavero (Organiser)
2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

II Interdisciplinary Research Seminars “Manuscritos em Diálogo”

Elsa De Luca (Organiser), Alicia Miguélez Cavero (Organiser)
20182019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course