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Generative Processes in Music: The Psychology of Performance, Improvisation, and Composition

John Sloboda (ed.)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198508465
eISBN:
9780191687341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508465.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

Whereas most of the literature in the psychology of music has focused on the processes involved when listening to music, little has been written about the processes involved in making music. This ... More


The musical mind in context: culture and biology

John A. Sloboda

in The Musical Mind: The Cognitive Psychology of Music

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198521280
eISBN:
9780191706257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521280.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines how cultural differences may impact on music cognition. Musics of different cultures make different demands on cognitive capacity due to their differing use of musical ... More


Introduction: Where do our questions come from? Where do our answers go?

Jeanne Bamberger

in Discovering the Musical Mind: A view of creativity as learning

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199589838
eISBN:
9780191747595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589838.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This provides an introduction to the volume, with the author’s memories of her own musical education and excursions into philosophy. The author describes revisiting children’s invented notations, ... More


The Uses of Space in Music Notation

John Sloboda

in Exploring the Musical Mind: Cognition, emotion, ability, function

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198530121
eISBN:
9780191689741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530121.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter describes how space is used in music notation. Music notation (score) is very different from language notation (text) and so some prefatory comparative remarks may help to place this ... More


Representation, cognition, and communication: invented notation in children's musical communication

Margaret S. Barrett

in Musical Communication

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198529361
eISBN:
9780191689628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529361.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter examines the communicative role of invented notation in children's experiences. It provides an overview of research in children's thinking as users of invented notation; examines the ... More


Musical Literacy

Janet Mills and Gary E. McPherson

in The Child as Musician: A handbook of musical development

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198530329
eISBN:
9780191689765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530329.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter considers what people mean when they say that a child is ‘musically literate’. How can musical literacy be defined and what types ... More


Musical Communication

Dorothy Miell, Raymond MacDonald, and David J. Hargreaves (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198529361
eISBN:
9780191689628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529361.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

Music is a powerful means of communication. It provides a means by which people can share emotions, intentions, and meanings even though their spoken languages may be mutually incomprehensible. It ... More


Integrating Cognitive Systems: The COGENT Approach

Richard P. Cooper

in Integrated Models of Cognitive Systems

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195189193
eISBN:
9780199847457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189193.003.0029
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

This chapter describes COGENT (cognitive objects in a graphical environment), a graphical object-oriented system for the development and exploration of computational models. COGENT builds on the box ... More


How the conventions of music notation shape musical perception and performance

Jeanne Bamberger

in Musical Communication

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198529361
eISBN:
9780191689628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529361.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter examines how the use of different notational conventions can shape musical perception and performance. Drawing on three case studies — of a musically gifted nine-year-old, of two gifted ... More


Musical literacy: Reading traditional clef notation

Janet Mills and Gary E. McPherson

in The Child as Musician: A handbook of musical development

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198744443
eISBN:
9780191805776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744443.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses what it means for a child to be “musically literate.” It focuses on the fundamental aspects of learning to use traditional staff notation, and how children develop their ... More


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