Rubén Lopéz Cano is a mexican musicologist, settled in Barcelona. He is graduated in Music by National Autonomous University of Mexico and Doctor in Musical History and Sciences by University of Valladolid and in Musicology by University of Helsinki.
His investigation subjects are related with:
- musical semiotics and rhetoric;
- audiovisual musicology;
- artistic research;
- gesture and body in musical performance;
- recording analysis;
- interpretation analysis;
- urban popular music;
- and contemporary ethnomusicology.
- Musica Plurifocal (1997);
Música, ciudades, redes: creación musical e interación social (2008) (coeditor);
- Semiótica Musical (2008).
Úrsula San Cristobál is a performer, musician and researcher. She was born in Santiago do Chile and studied recorder and early music, and then interdisciplinary performance and artistic research. In 2007, with Francisco Gonzalez, she founded Cruce, which is a group of early music, performance and installation. After one year, she concluded the Bachelor in Pontifical and Catholic University of Chile and in 2012, she became Master in Musicology by University of Valladolid. In 2013, she won a scholarship by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Italian Government to do the Master in University of Milan and concluded the Bachelor in Recorder by Civic School of Music in Milan.
Today, she is doing a PhD in Art History and Musicology in University of Barcelona and is freelancer experimental performer. She teaches artistic research, interdisciplinary arts of 20th century, audiovisual languages and Modern Art History in ESERP Business School of Barcelona.
López-Cano and Úrsula San Cristóbal wrote the book Investigación artística em Música: Problemas, experiencias y propuestas (2013), co-funded by High School of Music in Catalunha and by the National Fund to the Culture and Arts of Mexico, included on Grupo Recerce Investigacó i Creació Musicales projects.