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    Angelo Pinto is a musicologist who graduated at the Alma Mater Studiorum at the University of Bologna and Ph.D. at The Open University, Milton Keynes (UK) with a dissertation titled ‘The Symphony as a Novel: Mahler’s Tenth’. He has been a DAAD fellow at the University of Tübingen, has published articles in academic journals, and been invited to conferences in UK, Italy, the USA, and Ireland. His research interests include the music of Gustav Mahler, modernism in music; music and literature, and music of the late twentieth century, investigating all of these fields through the perspectives of the creative process, authorialism, and musical analysis.
    His current post-doc research project is titled Beyond-Music.Unfinishedness and Work-in-Progress in Musical Modernism. Three Cases: Scriabin, Ives, Schönberg and focused on unfinishedness as an aesthetic category in musical modernism.


    Ph.D. Course: Musicology
    The Open University Milton Keynes (UK)
    Dissertation title: The Symphony as a Novel: Mahler’s Tenth. Supervisors. Robert Samuels and Ben Winters
    BA-MA Musicology
    Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna – Bologna (I)
    Dissertation title: ‘Aspetti formali della tradizione tonale nel Kammerkonzert di Gyorgy Ligeti e in Quadrivium di Bruno Maderna’ (‘Formal Aspects of Tonal Tradition in Kammerkonzert by Gyorgy Ligeti and Quadrivium by Bruno Maderna’). Supervisors: Mario Baroni, Giuseppina La Face-Bianconi.

    Other Publications

    Academic Peer Review Articles
    ·        Pinto, Angelo, ‘Commentary on: Symphony no. 5, movement 4 (“Adagietto”) Gustav Mahler (1860–1911)’, A-R Music Anthology, A-R Editions 2020
    spx?stedentpage_id=1&music_id=944 (restricted access).
    ·        Pinto, Angelo ‘“The Hand that Writes”: The Scriptorial Unfinishedness of the First Movement of Mahler’s Tenth,’ Musicologica Austriaca, 2020 (the journal’s peer-review policy is presented here
    ·        Pinto, Angelo. ‘On this Side of the Composing Hut. Narrativity and compositional process in the fifth movement of Mahler’s Tenth Symphony’, De Musica, 2019: XXXIII (1) (the journal’s peer-review policy is presented here:
    ·        Pinto, Angelo. ‘Mahler’s Search for Lost Time: a “Genetic” Perspective on Musical Narrativity.’ Gli Spazi della Musica, vol. 6, no. 2, 2017, pp. 1–37 (DOAJ Double Blind Peer-Review Journal, DOI: not available)
    Academic Non-Peer Review Articles
    ·        Pinto Angelo. ‘Neu Gehört: Gustav Mahler, 10. Sinfonie, 3. Satz »Purgatorio«’, Inspiration: Zeitschrift für christliche
        Spiritualität und Lebensgestaltung, 2017 (1), (DOI: not available)

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