"Transcriptions for the classical guitar: technical and musical solutions for the interpretation of selected works by Claude Debussy and Maurice Ravel." (Abstract)

In his master’s dissertation, Carvalho focused on compositional processes; comprising the transcription for the guitar of works by Debussy and Ravel, his study culminated in the CD "Impressionism – Acoustic Guitar Solo," praised as “highly recommended” by Classical Guitar Magazine.

Carvalho, Diogo. “How and Why Did Banjo and Mandolin Jeopardize the Guitar’s Future?” Paper presented at the conference Instrument of Change: The International Rise of the Guitar (c. 1870-1945), University of Melbourne, Australia. December 9-11, 2016. (Abstract)