Search for dissertations about: "Swedish Folk Music"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words Swedish Folk Music.

  1. 1. Sensing Traditional Music Through Sweden's Zorn Badge : Precarious Musical Value and Ritual Orientation

    Author : Karin Eriksson; Lars Berglund; Dan Lundberg; Rachel Beckles Willson; Martin Stokes; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : traditional music; Sweden; folk music; music auditions; ritual; orientation; sensory ethnography; ethnomusicology; Musikvetenskap; Musicology;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the multiple and contested spaces of belonging that may be evoked by ritualised musical performance. It makes an ethnographic case study of the Zorn Badge Auditions in Sweden, in which musicians play before a jury in the hope of being awarded a Zorn Badge and a prestigious but also contested title: Riksspelman. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Oral University. Attitudes to music teaching and learning in the Gambia

    Author : Eva Saether; Musikhögskolan i Malmö; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; multicultural; Music education; intercultural; orality; jali; the Gambia; Pedagogik; Pedagogy and didactics; Teacher education; didaktik; Lärarutbildning;

    Abstract : The present study seeks to examine attitudes to teaching and learning among jalis in the Gambia. Although this is the main focus, the horizon of which the study is carried out, analysed and discussed, is the development of music teacher education in Sweden during the last three decades, and of which I have been a participant. READ MORE

  3. 3. Melody Beyond Notes : A Study of Melody Cognition

    Author : Sven Ahlbäck; Karl Olof Edström; Jan Ling; Alf Björnberg; Carol L Krumhansl; Kungl. Musikhögskolan; []
    Keywords : Melody; Cognition; Melodic segmentation; Melodic Parallelism; Pitch Structure; Meter; Rhythm; Grouping; Swedish Folk Music; Music Theory; Computer-aided analysis;

    Abstract : Abstract Melody beyond notes - a study of melody cognition Keywords: Melody, Cognition, Melodic segmentation, Melodic Parallelism, Pitch Structure,Meter, Rhythm, Grouping, Swedish Folk Music, Music Theory, Computer-aided analysis This thesis is a music theoretical approach to cognition of surface structure in monophonic melodies. It can briefly be described as a study into what extent we may acquire a common experience of melodic structure, such as phrase structure, only from listening to a melody. READ MORE

  4. 4. Cultivating the Sacred : Ritual Creativity and Practice among Women in Contemporary Europe

    Author : Åsa Trulsson; Religionshistoria och religionsbeteendevetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; dance; sacred places; authority; pilgrimage; power; intersubjectivity; somatic modes of attention; the body; embodiment; habitus; goddess spirituality; new age; paganism; practice; ritual criticism; multi-sited fieldwork; ritual; anthropology of religion; performance; music; healing; gender; sacralisation; everyday spirituality;

    Abstract : Ritual creativity may seem like a contradiction in terms, yet the religious landscape in contemporary Euro-America is permeate with experimentation of ritual forms, different modalities of action, imagination and play as routes to authenticity. The present study examines different settings in Europe involved in such ritual creativity, which would commonly be classified as postmodern spirituality, new age or Paganism. READ MORE