Search for dissertations about: "Nordic music"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words Nordic music.

  1. 1. Singing, sharing, soothing : Family-centred music therapy during painful procedures in neonatal care

    Author : Alexandra Ullsten; Ulrik Volgsten; Maria Klässbo; Mats Eriksson; Jane Edwards; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; music therapy; pain management; premature infants; family-centred; infant-directed singing; venepuncture; parents; dynamic forms of vitality;

    Abstract : To sing is to communicate. The soothing, comforting and emotional regulating properties of a lullaby are well-known cross-culturally and historically. This doctoral thesis addresses neonatal pain management from a novel and groundbreaking perspective, studying the efficacy of live music therapy on infants’ pain responses during venepuncture. READ MORE

  2. 2. The office of Saint Olav : A study of chant transmission

    Author : Eyolf Østrem; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Musicology; Oral and written transmission; St Olav; Passio Olavi; Plainchant; liturgy; Scandinavian church history; vellum fragments; Leo Treitler; memory; Musikvetenskap; Music; Musikvetenskap; Musicology; Musikvetenskap;

    Abstract : This dissertation is a study of various aspects of transmission of liturgy in the Medieval churches of the Nordic countries, taking its point of departure in an edition and close study of the office of St. Olav, the patron saint of Norway.The first part is historically orientated. READ MORE

  3. 3. The sounds of radio : on radio as an auditive means of communication

    Author : Carin Åberg; Uwe Hasebrink; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; radio; communication theory; sound-meaning; radio listening; radio programmes; programme analysis.; medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Media and Communication Studies;

    Abstract : The primary purpose of this doctoral thesis is to present a theoretical framework for analysis of communication through radio, taking the sounding dimension of the medium as a primary characteristic. My theoretical approach is manifold, but I explicitly use writings from the field of ethnomethodology/microsociology (linguistic communication) of Alfred Schutz (sociology of everyday life) and Gerhard Maletzke (mediated communication). READ MORE

  4. 4. Neck and shoulder pain : prevalence, incidence and risk factors : the IKCo cohort study

    Author : Akbar Alipour; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : Neck shoulder pain; self-reported; sickness absence; prevalence; incidence; physical work factors; psychosocial factors; lifestyle; validity; reliability; questionnaire; low- middle-income countries; occupational health; epidemiology;

    Abstract : This thesis presents the results of the prevalence and the incidence of neck/shoulder pain (NSP) and its risk factors in an industrial population based cohort study. The project was completed between 2003 and 2007 in Iran Khodro Car Manufacturing Company (IKCo), the largest car company in Iran and the Middle East. READ MORE