Search for dissertations about: "piano"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 swedish dissertations containing the word piano.

  1. 1. Orchestrating timbre – Unfolding processes of timbre and memory in improvisational piano performance

    University dissertation from Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Magdalena Mayas; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2019]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; extended timbre; improvisation; composition; inside piano; prepared piano; listening; timbral memory; spatialization; gesture; choreography; musical perception; embodied musical performance; artistic research;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis presents how the orchestration of timbre is investigated from a performer’s perspective as means to “unfold” improvisational processes. It is grounded in my practice as a pianist in the realm of improvised music, in which I often use preparations and objects as extensions of the instrument. READ MORE

  2. 2. Virtual virtuosity

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Roberto Bresin; [2000]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; music; performance; expression; interpretation; piano; automatic; artificial neural networks; TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : This dissertation presents research in the field ofautomatic music performance with a special focus on piano.A system is proposed for automatic music performance, basedon artificial neural networks (ANNs). READ MORE

  3. 3. The Late Piano Works of Franz Liszt

    University dissertation from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    Author : Michael Edgerton; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1994]
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  4. 4. Talk on Musical Interpretation — Visual Tools for Perceived Dynamics and Points of Gravity

    University dissertation from Malmö Academy of Music, Lund University

    Author : Ingemar Fridell; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; communication of musical issues; visual tools; perceived dynamics; melody phrasing; points of gravity; visual illustrations; musical experiences; Musical interpretation;

    Abstract : Typical for Western classical music is the process of interpreting and conveying a written score into sounding music. However, sometimes the communication of musical issues between musicians may be experienced as aggravating. READ MORE

  5. 5. Johann Andreas Stein’s 1781 Claviorganum and the Construction of Art in Eighteenth-Century Augsburg

    University dissertation from Malmö Academy of Music, Lund University

    Author : Robin Blanton; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Patrick Alströmer; Augsburg; claviorgan; Carl Philip Emanuel Bach; Empfindsamkeit; fortepiano; Gothenburg; music aesthetics; Prellzungenmechanik; public sphere; Christian Friedrich Daniel Schubart; Johann Andreas Stein; Paul von Stetten the Younger; 18 century;

    Abstract : The latter half of the eighteenth century saw the piano’s rise in popularity in Europe, and alongside it many one-of-a-kind keyboard instruments that used the new technology of the hammer action in innovative ways. Recent scholarship revises the older view of these inventions as bizarre “dead ends,” suggesting that like the piano, they filled contemporary musical needs. READ MORE