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Assessing the Acoustic Performance of Small Music Rooms: A Short Introduction

RAF ORLOWSKI

in The Music Room in Early Modern France and Italy: Sound, Space and Object

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265055
eISBN:
9780191754166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265055.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The performance of music in early modern French and Italian music rooms typically created an aural impression of ‘Intimacy’ and ‘Clarity’ whereby the individual instruments could clearly be perceived ... More


Why Musical Performance?: Views Praxial to Performative

David J. Elliott

in Praxial Music Education: Reflections and Dialogues

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195385076
eISBN:
9780199865512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385076.003.08
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Among the most conspicuous contrasts between David Elliott's praxial philosophy of music education and the version of aesthetic education best known to North American music educators is the role each ... More


Musical Works and Performances: A Philosophical Exploration

Stephen Davies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241583
eISBN:
9780191597329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241589.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This book provides a contextualist ontology of musical works, distinguishing works for playback from ones for performance and, among the latter, studio from live performances. Works are variously ... More


Creativity in performance

Eric F. Clarke

in Musical Imaginations: Multidisciplinary perspectives on creativity, performance and perception

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199568086
eISBN:
9780191731044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568086.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines the different ways in which performance can be said to be creative, discusses the significance of these different varieties of creativity, and explores some of the varied ... More


Praxial Foundations of Multicultural Music Education

David J. Elliott

in Praxial Music Education: Reflections and Dialogues

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195385076
eISBN:
9780199865512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385076.003.11
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

In his 1995 book Music Matters: A New Philosophy of Music Education, David Elliott argues that music is inherently multicultural. Elliott synthesized elements of a post-positivist epistemology ... More


The Science & Psychology of Music Performance: Creative Strategies for Teaching and Learning

Richard Parncutt and Gary McPherson (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195138108
eISBN:
9780199849291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195138108.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Music educators and practicing musicians have failed to benefit as much as they could from the past two decades of music psychology research. In this book, the authors propose to improve the ... More


Musical Excellence: Strategies and Techniques to Enhance Performance

Aaron Williamon (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198525356
eISBN:
9780191689345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525356.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This book offers new perspectives and practical guidance for enhancing performance and managing the stress that typically accompanies performance situations. Specific recommendations are provided ... More


Musicianship–how and where in the brain?

Mari Tervaniemi

in Musical Imaginations: Multidisciplinary perspectives on creativity, performance and perception

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199568086
eISBN:
9780191731044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568086.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

Musical expertise has its imprints in the neural architecture. Both brain function and structure can be shaped by the existence and even by the type of musical skills. These notions are a relatively ... More


Platonism vs. Nominalism in Contemporary Musical Ontology

Andrew Kania

in Art and Abstract Objects

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199691494
eISBN:
9780191746277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691494.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Ontological theories of musical works fall into two broad classes, according to whether they take musical works to be abstract objects of some sort. The chapter uses the terms ‘Platonism’ and ... More


Improvised performance: Performers’ perspectives

Aaron L. Berkowitz

in The Improvising Mind: Cognition and Creativity in the Musical Moment

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199590957
eISBN:
9780191594595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590957.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter explores the experience and psychology of improvised performance from performers' perspectives. It presents interviews about improvisation with classical pianists Robert Levin and ... More


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