Search for dissertations about: "popular music"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 31 swedish dissertations containing the words popular music.

  1. 1. Modeling Music : Studies of Music Transcription, Music Perception and Music Production

    Author : Anders Elowsson; Anders Friberg; Pawel Herman; Anders Askenfelt; Gerhard Widmer; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Music Information Retrieval; MIR; Music; Music Transcription; Music Perception; Music Production; Tempo Estimation; Beat Tracking; Polyphonic Pitch Tracking; Polyphonic Transcription; Music Speed; Music Dynamics; Long-time average spectrum; LTAS; Algorithmic Composition; Deep Layered Learning; Convolutional Neural Networks; Rhythm Tracking; Ensemble Learning; Perceptual Features; Representation Learning;

    Abstract : This dissertation presents ten studies focusing on three important subfields of music information retrieval (MIR): music transcription (Part A), music perception (Part B), and music production (Part C).In Part A, systems capable of transcribing rhythm and polyphonic pitch are described. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Vocal Figurations : Technique, Technology, and Mediation in the Gendering of Voice in Twenty-First-Century Pop Music

    Author : Veronika Muchitsch; Lars Berglund; Elizabeth Gould; Nina Eidsheim; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Pop Music; Pop Music Analysis; Music Criticism; Sound Studies; Auditory Cultures; Voice; Vocal Technique; Studio Technology; Electronic Media; Pop Music and Gender; Pop Music and Intersectionality; Feminist Figurations; Postfeminism; Popular Feminism; Lana Del Rey; Anohni; Antony and the Johnsons; Beyoncé; Musikvetenskap; Musicology;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the gendering of voice in twenty-first-century pop music and music criticism through the concept of vocal figurations. Embodying a thoroughly relational understanding of voice, it articulates vocal technique, studio technology, and electronic mediation as three primary dimensions through which voices come to signal gender as it intersects with other vectors of social identity. READ MORE