2021/2022 Ethnomusicology Group of Barcelona’s Season Opening

Dear colleagues,

We are pleased to announce the inauguration of the Colloquia Season 2021/2022 of the Ethnomusicology Group of Barcelona. As you probably already know, it is a monthly appointment counting on the collaboration of researchers who carry out their work in the fields of ethnomusicology and the anthropology of music. We strongly encourage you to send us your proposals to participate in any of the future sessions. In addition, thinking of all those who cannot travel to attend the colloquia in person, this season the broadcast through Facebook Live will be maintained, together with the sessions in face-to-face format.

The first colloquium of the 2021/2022 season, entitled “RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN MUSIC AND NARRATIVE IN BATMAN FILMS”, will take place on Thursday, September 30, and will be conducted by researcher and professor Santos Martínez Trabal (UAB). You will find all the information about it in our Website and Facebook (check the links below).

Where: IEC (Institut d’Estudis Catalans)

Room: to be confirmed

When: 18-20 p.m (Spanish local time)

Online session transmitted via Facebook Live:


Santos Martínez is a professor of music analysis and production in the Musicology Degree at the Autonomous University of Barcelona and in the Audiovisual Media Degree at the TecnoCampus Mataró-Maresme (Pompeu Fabra University). Doctoral student in Musicology, he analyses the relationships established between music and narrative in the Batman films. He combines teaching and research with composition and musical production, especially for film, performing arts and artistic installations. Barcelona Film Award for the best original music for Joves (2006) and the Gaudí Award for the best original music for Trash (2010). Mi gran obra – one of the shows he has made music for – has received awards at various international theatre festivals and has been shown at the Venice Biennale and the Tate Modern in London. El practicante – the last film he has worked on – has been one of the most viewed Netflix movies worldwide in 2020, occupying a place in the Top 10 of 70 countries.

We would be grateful if you spread the word about the event. We are

waiting for you on the 30th!