Performing Music Research

Performing Music Research
Author: Aaron (Professor of Performance Science Williamon, Professor of Performance Science Royal College of Music),Professor of Performance Science Aaron Williamon,Associate Director of Research Jane Ginsborg,Jane (Associate Director of Research Ginsborg, Associate Director of Research Royal Northern College of Music),Reader in Performance Science Rosie Perkins,Rosie (Reader in Performance Science Perkins, Reader in Performance Science Royal College of Music),George (Research Associate in Performance Science Waddell, Research Associate in Performance Science Royal College of Music),Research Associate in Performance Science George Waddell
Publsiher: Oxford University Press, USA
Total Pages: 545
Release: 2021-01-21
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: 9780198714545

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Performing Music Research is a comprehensive guide to planning, conducting, analyzing, and communicating research in music performance. The book examines the approaches and strategies that underpin research in music education, psychology, and performance science.

Music Research

Music Research
Author: Michael Ewans,Rosalind Halton,John A. Phillips
Publsiher: Cambridge Scholars Press
Total Pages: 483
Release: 2004
Genre: Music
ISBN: 9781904303350

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Knowledge based Programming for Music Research

Knowledge based Programming for Music Research
Author: John W. Schaffer,Deron McGee
Publsiher: A-R Editions, Inc.
Total Pages: 416
Release: 1997-01-01
Genre: Music
ISBN: 9780895793782

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In Knowledge-Based Programming for Music Research, Schaffer and McGee explore expert systems for applications in artificial intelligence (AI). The text concerns (1) basic principles for knowledge-based programming, (2) concepts and strategies for programming these systems, (3) a "universal data" model for music analysis, and (4) examples that concern specific aspects of design and application. The authors also investigate Prolog (programming in logic), one of the most widely used computer languages for AI, and base some of their applications on the recent implication-based theories of Eugene Narmour. Of the applications for programming a knowledge-based system, music analysis has the most potential. Beyond identifying isolated elements, it is possible to create programs that extend to chord structures and other, more complex structures. This kind of programming allows the authors to embed the rules of composition in the application and then extend the analysis throughout the musical work. It also allows them to arrive at the underlying principles for a given composition. As a tool for music analysis, such programming has profound implications for further growth. The text is designed for musicians at various levels and could also be used in courses on computer-music programming. Parts of the book have been successfully used in courses on computer programming for music research, with which the authors have direct experience. The text includes extensive examples of code for use in individual Prolog applications and a comprehensive bibliography.

Pascal Programming for Music Research

Pascal Programming for Music Research
Author: Alexander R. Brinkman
Publsiher: University of Chicago Press
Total Pages: 1000
Release: 1990-06-26
Genre: Computers
ISBN: 0226075079

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Pascal Programming for Music Research addresses those who wish to develop the programming skills necessary for doing computer-assisted music research, particularly in the fields of music theory and musicology. Many of the programming techniques are also applicable to computer assisted instruction (CAI), composition, and music synthesis. The programs and techniques can be implemented on personal computers or larger computer systems using standard Pascal compilers and will be valuable to anyone in the humanities creating data bases. Among its useful features are: -complete programs, from simple illustrations to substantial applications; -beginning programming through such advanced topics as linked data structures, recursive algorithms, DARMS translation, score processing; -bibliographic references at the end of each chapter to pertinent sources in music theory, computer science, and computer applications in music; -exercises which explore and extend topics discussed in the text; -appendices which include a DARMS translator and a library of procedures for building and manipulating a linked representation of scores; -most algorithms and techniques that are given in Pascal programming translate easily to other computer languages. Beginning, as well as advanced, programmers and anyone interested in programming music applications will find this book to be an invaluable resource.

The American Music Research Center Journal

The American Music Research Center Journal
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2002
Genre: Composers
ISBN: UCBK:C087060908

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Creative Research in Music

Creative Research in Music
Author: Anna Reid,Neal Peres Da Costa,Jeanell Carrigan
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 356
Release: 2020-12-29
Genre: Music
ISBN: 9781000297287

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Creative Research in Music explores what it means to be an artistic researcher in music in the twenty-first century. The book delineates the myriad processes that underpin successful artistic research in music, providing best practice exemplars ranging from Western classical art to local indigenous traditions, and from small to large-scale, multi-media and cross-cultural work formats. Drawing on the richness of creative research work at key institutions in South-East Asia and Australian, this book examines the social, political, historical and cultural driving forces that spur and inspire excellence in creative research to extend and to cross boundaries, to sustain our music industry, to advocate for the importance of music in our world, and to make it clear that music matters. In the chapters, our authors present the ideas of informed practice, innovation and transcendence from diverse international perspectives. Each of these three themes has an introductory section where the theme is explored and the chapters in that section introduced. Taken as a whole, the book discusses how the themes in combination, with reference to the authorial group, are able to transform music pedagogy and performance for our global and complex world.

The Oxford Handbook of Qualitative Research in American Music Education

The Oxford Handbook of Qualitative Research in American Music Education
Author: Colleen M. Conway
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 696
Release: 2014-04-01
Genre: Music
ISBN: 9780199844289

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Qualitative research has become increasingly popular in music education over the last decade, yet there is no source that explains the terms, approaches and issues associated with this approach. In The Oxford Handbook of Qualitative Research in American Music Education, editor Colleen Conway and the contributing music educators provide that clarification, as well as models of qualitative studies within various music education disciplines. The handbook outlines the history of qualitative research in American music education and explores the contemporary use of qualitative approaches in examining issues related to music teaching and learning. It includes 32 chapters that address a range of topics, from ways of approaching qualitative research and ways of collecting and analyzing data, to the various music teaching and learning contexts that have been studied using qualitative approaches. The final section of the book tackles permission to conduct research, teaching qualitative research, publishing qualitative research, and provides direction for the future. An ambitious and much-needed volume, this handbook will stand as a key resource for drawing meaning from the experiences of students and teachers in music classrooms and communities both in America and in other countries.

The New Handbook of Research on Music Teaching and Learning

The New Handbook of Research on Music Teaching and Learning
Author: Richard Colwell,Carol Richardson
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 1248
Release: 2002-04-18
Genre: Music
ISBN: 9780199771523

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Featuring chapters by the world's foremost scholars in music education and cognition, this handbook is a convenient collection of current research on music teaching and learning. This comprehensive work includes sections on arts advocacy, music and medicine, teacher education, and studio instruction, among other subjects, making it an essential reference for music education programs. The original Handbook of Research on Music Teaching and Learning, published in 1992 with the sponsorship of the Music Educators National Conference (MENC), was hailed as "a welcome addition to the literature on music education because it serves to provide definition and unity to a broad and complex field" (Choice). This new companion volume, again with the sponsorship of MENC, explores the significant changes in music and arts education that have taken place in the last decade. Notably, several chapters now incorporate insights from other fields to shed light on multi-cultural music education, gender issues in music education, and non-musical outcomes of music education. Other chapters offer practical information on maintaining musicians' health, training music teachers, and evaluating music education programs. Philosophical issues, such as musical cognition, the philosophy of research theory, curriculum, and educating musically, are also explored in relationship to policy issues. In addition to surveying the literature, each chapter considers the significance of the research and provides suggestions for future study. Covering a broad range of topics and addressing the issues of music education at all age levels, from early childhood to motivation and self-regulation, this handbook is an invaluable resource for music teachers, researchers, and scholars.