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Music and language cognition compared I: Acquisition

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/9780199590957.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Music Psychology

The study of musical improvisation and how musicians acquire this skill allows for a comparison with language acquisition from the perspectives of both perceptual and productive competence. This ... More


The pedagogy of improvisation I: Improvisation treatises of the mid-eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries

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/9780199590957.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter explores what the authors of 18th and 19th century treatises on keyboard improvisation put forth as core elements of the knowledge base in this style. Treatises selected for the present ... More


Rehearsal skill and musical competence: does practice make perfect?

Linda M. Gruson

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/9780198508465.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter reports a pioneering study on rehearsal strategies of musicians at different levels. It finds that people at any given level do not change their strategy much over the course of learning ... More


The Psychology of Music Reading

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/9780198530121.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

The ability to read music is, if not essential, an irreplaceable asset to anyone who indulges in musical activity. There are two points that need to be established: firstly, that influential ... More


Biological and Environmental Factors in Music Cognitionand Learning

Steven M. Demorest

in MENC Handbook of Research on Music Learning: Volume 1: Strategies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195386677
eISBN:
9780190268039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195386677.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter considers the historical debate of the role nature versus nurture in the knowledge people acquire through experiences. It looks into the debate's significance in the study of music ... More


The Primary Connection: Music and Education

Bonnie C. Wade

in Composing Japanese Musical Modernity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226085210
eISBN:
9780226085494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226085494.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chapter 1 with Chapter 2 focuses on the environment within Japanese musical modernity that is comprised of infrastructures in four spheres of activity--education and the government, industry and ... More


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