Search for dissertations about: "Music Theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 42 swedish dissertations containing the words Music Theory.

  1. 1. The Printed Score as a Mediator of Musical Meaning Approaches to Music Notation in Western tonal music

    Author : Cecilia Hultberg; Musikhögskolan i Malmö; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; notation as a cultural tool; music notation; music teachers’ education; instrumental training; apprentice education; teaching; Western tonal music; learning; musical literacy; agreed; Social sciences; Samhällsvetenskaper;

    Abstract : Abstract Centering on notation is a characteristic of Western tonal music. The printed scores are expected to provide the necessary information on musical expression. In this study, strategically selected contemporary musicians’ ways of under-standing the printed scores are investigated. READ MORE

  2. 2. Organ improvisation - activity, action and rhetorical practice

    Author : Karin Johansson; Musikhögskolan i Malmö; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; rhetorical practice.; cultural-historical activity theory; higher music education; Western art music; discursive practices; Organ improvisation;

    Abstract : ABSTRACT Title: Organ improvisation - activity, action and rhetorical practice. Author: Karin Johansson Language: English. Keywords: Organ improvisation, cultural-historical activity theory, higher music education, Western art music, discursive practices, rhetorical practice. READ MORE

  3. 3. Think’st thou to seduce me then? : Impersonating female personas in songs by Thomas Campion (1567-1620)

    Author : Katarina A. Karlsson; University of Gothenburg; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English Lute Songs; Thomas Campion; Female personas in English Lute Songs; Singing and arranging English Lute Songs; Music; Musik;

    Abstract : This dissertation is in the field of Artistic Research in Music Interpretation. It is a study of songs with female personas written by Thomas Campion, investigated through performance practice and a critical reading of historical research carried out on the English Renaissance. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Perspective Theory of Music Perception and Emotion

    Author : Björn Vickhoff; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; perception-action theory; emotion; perspective; imagery; enhanced formalism source domains; target domains; music; cognition;

    Abstract : In order to answer the question of why music moves us emotionally we need to understand the perception of music. A perspective theory is suggested. A perspective implies a frame of reference. This means that the perspective selects content - an implicit meaning. READ MORE

  5. 5. Persian Writing on Music : A study of Persian musical literature from 1000 to 1500 AD

    Author : Mehrdad Fallahzadeh; Bo Utas; Anders Hammarlund; Jean During; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Iranian languages; Persian literature; writings on music; religious and non-religious approaches; music theory; samā‘; topic; periodization; Iranska språk - allmänt; Iranian Languages; iranska språk;

    Abstract : This dissertation is an attempt to understand and map the development of Persian writings on music, focusing on their various approaches and variations of topics from the beginning of the 11th century to the end of the 15th century which can be called the classical period of Persian writing on music. The rise of Persian musical literature as a part of Persian learned literature was a result of the political and cultural decentralization of the Abbasid Caliphate. READ MORE