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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


Strategies for Memorizing Music

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/9780198525356.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter reviews a range of memorization strategies that are available to musicians. The chapter is in three main sections. It begins by setting out basic principles of human memory, including a ... More


Neurocognitive Approaches to Memory in Music: Music Is Memory

Barbara Tillmann, Isabelle Peretz, and Séverine Samson

in The Memory Process: Neuroscientific and Humanistic Perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014571
eISBN:
9780262289672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014571.003.0019
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter presents a neurocognitive study of musical material by showing research investigating musical information in short-term and working memory. It is illustrated here how short-term memory ... More


Mechanisms of Musical Memory in Infancy

Jenny R. Saffran

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/9780198525202.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter summarizes the recent findings suggesting that as previously observed in the language domain, infants possess powerful memory abilities that allow them to represent myriad aspects of ... More


Doing-It-Together: citizen archivists and the online environment

Jez Collins

in Communities, Archives and New Collaborative Practices

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447341895
eISBN:
9781447341970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341895.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter first explores the motivations behind the creation of class as self-authorised sites of popular music heritage — those created and curated by citizen and activist archivists that are ... More


Desert island dislocation: Emotion, nostalgia, and the utility of music

Julie Brown

Julie Brown, Nicholas Cook, and Stephen Cottrell (eds)

in Defining the Discographic Self: Desert Island Discs in Context

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780197266175
eISBN:
9780191865220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266175.003.0019
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter explores how the contrivance of asking people to imagine being cast away on a desert island has provided the basis for radio discussions of disc recordings that go beyond questions of ... More


Popular Recorded Music within the Context of National Life

William Howland Kenney

in Recorded Music in American Life: The Phonograph and Popular Memory, 1890-1945

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195171778
eISBN:
9780199849789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171778.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, American

More than we used to realize, the phonograph and recorded music served to stimulate collective memories among Americans of different social and ethnic backgrounds, who were, like the few large ... More


Immediate Recall of Melodies

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/9780198530121.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter presents musical transcriptions of the attempts of eight adult subjects to recall part of a folk melody that was repeatedly presented to them. It also discusses the results of some ... More


Memory and Nostalgia in Schubert’s Instrumental Music

Benedict Taylor

in The Melody of Time: Music and Temporality in the Romantic Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190206055
eISBN:
9780190206079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190206055.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Philosophy of Music

Qualities of memory and reminiscence seem to constitute some of the most characteristic attributes of Schubert’s music. Looking principally at the String Quartet in A minor, D. 804 (‘Rosamunde’), ... More


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