Research Projects

1981-1983 Ritmo e Religão do Brasil: Research and documentation work about musical anthropology und ethnology with musical und technical evaluation
1988 Musical arrangment for the International Congress about Slavery at the University of São Paulo about Religious African-American culture
1990-1995 In co-operation with the International Institute for Traditional Music, Berlin, Parana Bomfim works about an ethnological-musical project about the afro-religious music of Brazil together with Dr.Tiago de Oliveira Pinto. In this connection Parana Bomfim also gives seminars and lectures about the music-ethnological aspect of Candomblé at universities and in cultural centres. Article published together: "La musique dans le rite et la musique comme rite dans le candomblé brésilien", in: Cahiers de Musiques Traditionnelles, Ateliers d'Ethnomusicologie, Genève, 5, 1992, S.53-70.
1992 Together with Dr.Tiago Oliveira Pinto lecture "Candomblé and the music of the Afro-Brazilian cultures" during the Brasilianische Musiktage in Münster
1996 Lecture about "Music bows in Africa and Brazil" together with Moya Aliya Malamusi (Malawi) at the ICBRA, Berlin

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