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Learning in and through music performance: understanding cultural diversity via inquiry and dialogue

Susan O’Neill

in A Cultural Psychology of Music Education

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199214389
eISBN:
9780191594779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214389.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Music Psychology

Recent work in cultural psychology has begun to explore theoretical frameworks that involve the mutual inclusion of self and culture in action. These frameworks draw on the concepts of dialogue and ... More


Epidemiology of music performance anxiety

Dianna T. Kenny

in The Psychology of Music Performance Anxiety

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199586141
eISBN:
9780191731129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586141.003.0030
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Clinical Psychology

The first part of this chapter addresses the following questions: How common is music performance anxiety? Does it occur with equal frequencies among male and female performers; adult, adolescent, ... More


The Psychology of Music Performance Anxiety

Dianna Kenny

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199586141
eISBN:
9780191731129
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586141.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Why are some performers exhilarated and energized about performing in public, while others feel a crushing sense of fear and dread, and experience public performance as an overwhelming challenge that ... More


Early progress in music performance

Gary E. McPherson, Jane W. Davidson, and Robert Faulkner

in Music In Our Lives: Rethinking Musical Ability, Development, and Identity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199579297
eISBN:
9780191738463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579297.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter describes an initial pilot study aimed at assessing what the students were thinking while engaged in each of the five ways of performing music: performing rehearsed music, sight-reading, ... More


MENC Handbook of Musical Cognition and Development

Richard Colwell (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195304565
eISBN:
9780199850723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304565.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Answering fundamental questions about musical preference, ability, and communication, the field of Musical Cognition and Development is critical to the understanding of how music is processed, ... More


Structural Communication

Anders Friberg and Giovanni Umberto Battel

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

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195138108
eISBN:
9780199849291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195138108.003.0013
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Variations in timing and dynamics play an essential role in music performance. This is easily shown by having a computer perform a classical piece exactly as written in the score. The result is dull ... More


Emotional Communication

Patrik N. Juslin and Roland S. Persson

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

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195138108
eISBN:
9780199849291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195138108.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Of all the subskills that make up music performance, the ones associated with emotional communication are often viewed as the most elusive. They go right to the core of why people engage in musical ... More


Timing in music performance and its relations to music experience

Alf Gabrielsson

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

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198508465
eISBN:
9780191687341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508465.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter supplements the previous chapter with some naturalistic data on rhythmic performance. This data confirms that performers make systematic and significant deviations from strict ... More


Computer synthesis of music performance

Johan Sundberg

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

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198508465
eISBN:
9780191687341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508465.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter describes some ingenious studies where a computer ‘learns’ to play expressively by being supplied with a set of rules for modulating timing and loudness in certain musical contexts. ... More


Historical increases in expert music performance skills: optimizing instruments, playing techniques, and training *

Andreas C. Lehmann

in Music, Motor Control and the Brain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199298723
eISBN:
9780191700903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298723.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter analyses changes in public music performance and performance skills across historical periods. It examines the increases in preparation and specialization over time that have led to the ... More


Common themes in the lives of performing musicians

Dianna T. Kenny

in The Psychology of Music Performance Anxiety

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199586141
eISBN:
9780191731129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586141.003.0052
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter presents excerpts taken from the set of twenty in-depth interviews with orchestral musicians as described in Chapter 8. Common themes from the transcripts of interviews reveal a nuanced ... More


The nature of memory for music performance skills

Caroline Palmer

in Music, Motor Control and the Brain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199298723
eISBN:
9780191700903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298723.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

Music performance can be depicted as a cognitive skill with large memory demands, or as a motor skill with large physical execution demands. This chapter discusses the nature of memory for the motor ... More


The Music Road: Coherence and Diversity in Music from the Mediterranean to India

Reinhard Strohm (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780197266564
eISBN:
9780191889394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266564.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The book, derived from the Balzan musicology project ‘Towards a global history of music’, describes cultural traditions and communication patterns of music, dance and theatre in the world region ... More


Motivation

Susan A. O’Neill and Gary E. McPherson

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

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195138108
eISBN:
9780199849291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195138108.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Research on motivation in music seeks to understand how children develop the desire to pursue the study of a musical instrument, how they come to value learning to play an instrument, why they vary ... More


Self-Consciousness in Music Performance

Andy McGuiness

in Experience and Meaning in Music Performance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199811328
eISBN:
9780199369539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199811328.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Performing Practice/Studies

A common thread in accounts of music performance relates to a particular kind of subjectivity associated with successful performances. A sure grasp by the performer of the appropriate consciousness ... More


Prevention and pedagogy

Dianna T. Kenny

in The Psychology of Music Performance Anxiety

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199586141
eISBN:
9780191731129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586141.003.0053
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This final chapter is devoted to some thoughts about the prevention of severe forms of music performance anxiety and the psychological aspects that need to be attended to in the raising and pedagogy ... More


Analyzing musical prodigiousness using Gagné’s Integrative Model of Talent Development

Françoys Gagné and Gary E. McPherson

in Musical Prodigies: Interpretations from Psychology, Education, Musicology, and Ethnomusicology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199685851
eISBN:
9780191806049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685851.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

We survey three interlocking talent development models: the Differentiating Model of Giftedness and Talent (DMGT), the Developmental Model for Natural Abilities (DMNA), and their merging into a ... More


“When Can We Improvise?”: The Place of Creativity in Academic World Music Performance

David W. Hughes

in Performing Ethnomusicology: Teaching and Representation in World Music Ensembles

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238749
eISBN:
9780520937178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238749.003.0016
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter focuses on the place of creativity in the academic world of music performance. It discusses the music department at SOAS (the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of ... More


Exploring the Functional Neuroanatomy of Music Performance, Perception, and Comprehension

Lawrence M. Parsons

in The Cognitive Neuroscience of Music

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198525202
eISBN:
9780191689314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525202.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter discusses the findings in four neuroimaging and neurological studies of music performance, perception, and comprehension. These investigations elucidate the neural subsystems supporting ... More


Brain Mechanisms

Eckart Altenmüller and Wilfried Gruhn

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

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195138108
eISBN:
9780199849291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195138108.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter reviews current knowledge about the brain mechanisms involved in music perception, music production, and music learning. It argues that a basic understanding of the enormously complex ... More


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