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Psychology for Musicians: Understanding and Acquiring the Skills

Andreas C. Lehmann, John A. Sloboda, and Robert H. Woody

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195146103
eISBN:
9780199851164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146103.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This book provides a concise, accessible, and up-to-date introduction to psychological research for musicians, performers, music educators, and studio teachers. Designed to address the needs and ... More


The Concept of Expressiveness

Stanley Peters

in Quantifiers in Language and Logic

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199291267
eISBN:
9780191700590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291267.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

The expressive power of languages is an intriguing subject. Logical languages are more or less expressive, and that certain concepts expressible in some of these cannot be expressed in others. This ... More


Applications to Monadic Definability

Stanley Peters

in Quantifiers in Language and Logic

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199291267
eISBN:
9780191700590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291267.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter applies the Ehrenfeucht-Fraïssé (EF) technique to present a variety of results about the expressive power of certain monadic quantifiers. After repeating the general method, ... More


Conclusion

Louis Bayman

in The Operatic and the Everyday in Postwar Italian Film Melodrama

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748656424
eISBN:
9781474400947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748656424.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The conclusion summarises the main arguments of the book through commenting upon the generic terms through which melodrama establishes its relationship to reality. Because of its core problematic – ... More


Expressiveness in music performance: Empirical approaches across styles and cultures

Dorottya Fabian, Renee Timmers, and Emery Schubert (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199659647
eISBN:
9780191771651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659647.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

What does it mean to be expressive in music performance in diverse historical and cultural domains? What are the means at the disposal of a performer in various time periods and musical practice ... More


The Aesthetic Mind: Philosophy and Psychology

Elisabeth Schellekens and Peter Goldie (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199691517
eISBN:
9780191731815
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691517.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Mind

This collection of original essays from leading researchers across a wide range of disciplines engages with a number of issues concerning ‘the aesthetic mind’. It is the only collection which ... More


Feedback learning of musical expressivity

AARON WILLIAMON

in Musical Excellence: Strategies and Techniques to Enhance Performance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198525356
eISBN:
9780191689345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525356.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter considers how theory and research on expressivity may inform day-to-day practice in the music profession. First, a critical discussion of traditional views on expressivity is provided, ... More


The Acquisition of Musical Performance Expertise: Deconstructing the ‘Talent’ Account of Individual Differences in Musical Expressivity

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/9780198530121.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

An apparently almost irresistible popular line of explanation for this general lack of musical accomplishment in the population is the invocation of the presence or absence of ‘musical talent’. John ... More


The young performing musician

John Sloboda and Jane Davidson

in Musical Beginnings: Origins and Development of Musical Competence

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523321
eISBN:
9780191688881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523321.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

While there are many perspectives and dimensions that can be adapted to explain individual development, the researchers in this section focus on three dimensions: the selection of sample, the ... More


Expression and communication in performance

Eric Clarke, Nicola Dibben, and Stephanie Pitts

in Music and mind in everyday life

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198525578
eISBN:
9780191689352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525578.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter looks at what defines expression, how expression is measured in a highly notated piece, and how to tell apart deliberate expression and unintentional blunders when making music based on ... More


Looking back and looking ahead

Daniel Gutzmann

in The Grammar of Expressivity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198812128
eISBN:
9780191850110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812128.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

The final chapter is concerned with looking back and looking ahead. It concludes with a broad view of the topics dealt with in this book and summarizes the main findings: expressivity can partake in ... More


Persuasion and the expressivity of gestures in humans and machines

Isabella Poggi and Catherine Pelachaud

in Embodied Communication in Humans and Machines

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199231751
eISBN:
9780191696527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231751.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter focuses on the relationship between gestures and persuasive discourse. It begins with an overview of the history of gesture research and studies about gesture expressivity. It then ... More


Section introduction

Tom Cochrane

in The Emotional Power of Music: Multidisciplinary perspectives on musical arousal, expression, and social control

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199654888
eISBN:
9780191762871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654888.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter introduces the first section of the volume on musical expressivity. It begins with a brief overview of the issue of how it is that music is expressive of emotion. The chapters in this ... More


Hearing the Irrational

Peter Pesic

in Music and the Making of Modern Science

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262027274
eISBN:
9780262324380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027274.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Though Greek mathematics would have considered the notion of “irrational numbers” to be inherently contradictory, in the sixteenth century this concept found advocates on musical grounds well before ... More


Computational Models of Expressive Behaviors for a Virtual Agent

Radosław Niewiadomski, Sylwia Julia Hyniewska, and Catherine Pelachaud

in Social Emotions in Nature and Artifact

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195387643
eISBN:
9780199369195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387643.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures, Cognitive Psychology

Expressive behaviors are an indispensable part of any believeable virtual agent. They add liveliness to the virtual character and allow for clearer communication. This chapter is dedicated to ... More


The Cockettes, Sylvester, and Performance as Life

Malik Gaines

in Black Performance on the Outskirts of the Left: A History of the Impossible

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479837038
eISBN:
9781479822607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479837038.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

San Francisco’s Cockettes troupe staged radical anti-disciplinary spectacles onstage, in short films, in public, and in their domestic spaces. They hyperbolized the leftist political programs that ... More


The Tarr Style in Evolution

András Bálint Kovács

in The Cinema of Béla Tarr: The Circle Closes

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165310
eISBN:
9780231850377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165310.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In the films subsequent to Damnation (1987) the basics of the Tarr style do not change, but a certain evolution can be detected in several details. This chapter discusses this evolutionary process. ... More


Audience Response and Expressive Pitch Inflections in a Live Recording of Legendary Singer Kesar Bai Kerkar

Wim van der Meer

in Expressiveness in music performance: Empirical approaches across styles and cultures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199659647
eISBN:
9780191771651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659647.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines several “snapshots” from a recording by the legendary singer Kesar Bai Kerkar (1892–1977), in which the customary audience response to a concert of classical Hindustani music, ... More


Implications for Music Studies

Nicholas Cook

in Expressiveness in music performance: Empirical approaches across styles and cultures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199659647
eISBN:
9780191771651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659647.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

To speak of the expressivity of music is to refocus attention from musical artefacts such as scores towards the experience of music as performed: rather than the expressivity of the performance ... More


Introduction

L. H. Stallings

in Funk the Erotic: Transaesthetics and Black Sexual Cultures

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039591
eISBN:
9780252097683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039591.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This introductory chapter talks about sexual expressivity or explicitness in black literature and culture as a rejection of the Western will to truth, or the quest to produce a truth about sexuality, ... More


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