Search for dissertations about: "rock music"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the words rock music.

  1. 1. Can you hear what they´re playing? : a study of strategies among ear players in rock music

    Author : KG Johansson; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Musikpedagogik; Music Education; Music Performance; Musikalisk gestaltning;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study was to describe and explain strategies used by ear players to hear and play chord progressions when playing unfamiliar rock songs. To this end, three rock songs were written and recorded especially for the study. READ MORE

  2. 2. Religion, rock och pluralism : En religionssociologisk studie av kristen diskurs om rockmusik

    Author : Andreas Häger; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; discourse; institutional Christianity; legitimation; pluralism; popular culture; popular music; qualitative analysis; religion; religious symbols; rock music; symbolic universe; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Religion Theology; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; religionssociologi; The Sociology of Religion;

    Abstract : Rock music has during all of its almost 50 years of existence been the subject of criticism and debate. Much of this criticism has risen from religious circles. But also in these circles, rock music has its advocates. This thesis studies the reactions to rock music by spokespersons for institutional Christianity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Making music work : Culturing youth in an institutional setting

    Author : Konstantin Economou; Roger Saljö; Ingemar Grandin; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; rock music; social control; youth culture; youth club; leisure time; youth work; communicative practice; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : This thesis is based on two years of participant observation in a municipal youth club in a Swedish city suburb. In focus is a group of 14-19 year old boys and their relations to peers and to the staff of the club. READ MORE

  4. 4. Music and risk in an existential and gendered world

    Author : Margareta Bohlin; Soly Erlandsson; Emma Sorbring; Annika Dahlgren Sandberg; Berth Danermark; Högskolan Väst; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Adolescents; Noise; Music; Risk taking behaviour; Gender; Existential theory; Hearing; Youth; Psychology; Psykologi; Adolescents;

    Abstract : Adolescents in Western society often expose themselves to high levels of sound at gyms, rock concerts, discotheques etc. These behaviours are as threatening to young people’s health as more traditional risk behaviours. READ MORE

  5. 5. Claiming Space: Discourses on Gender, Popular Music, and Social Change

    Author : Cecilia Björck; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; space; spatiality; popular music; girls; women; gender; social change; agency; music education; discourse analysis;

    Abstract : This compilation (portfolio) thesis explores how language is used in the context of gender-equity music initiatives to construct ideas about gender, popular music, and social change. More specifically, it examines the use of spatial metaphors and concepts revolving round the idea that girls and women need to “claim space” to participate in popular music practices. READ MORE