Search for dissertations about: "singing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 33 swedish dissertations containing the word singing.

  1. 1. Singing the body electric : Understanding the role of embodiment in performing and composing interactive music

    Author : Anna Einarsson; Tom Ziemke; Per Mårtenson; Sally-Jane Norman; Kungl. Musikhögskolan; []
    Keywords : music composition; embodiment; singing; interactive music; live electronics; affordances; performance technologies; computer music;

    Abstract : Almost since the birth of electronic music, composers have been fascinated by the prospect of integrating the human voice with its expressiveness and complexity into electronic musical works. This thesis addresses how performing with responsive technologies in mixed works, i.e. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Caregivers' Singing Facilitates Mutual Encounter : Implementation and Evaluation of Music Therapeutic Caregiving in Complex Dementia care Situations

    Author : Lena Marmstål Hammar; Eva Götell; Azita Emami; Gabriella Engström; Lena Hammar Marmstål; Mälardalens högskola; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; dementia; caring; caregivers; intervention; music; singing; emotion; aggression; resistance communication; qualitative; quantitative; content analysis; single case; student t-test.; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; dementia;

    Abstract : Persons with severe dementia suffer from major cognitive impairment, and are in need of considerable caring services. They commonly react with problematic behaviors, such as resistance and aggression in close care (e.g., morning care situations). READ MORE

  4. 4. Why so different? - Aspects of voice characteristics in operatic and musical theatre singing : Aspects of voice characteristics in operatic and musical theatre singing

    Author : Eva Björkner; Anders Askenfelt; Ronald C. Scherer; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; operatic singing; musical theatre singing; voice source; subglottal pressure; flow glottogram; inverse filtering; formant frequencies; amplitude quotient AQ ; Music; Musikvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses aspects of voice characteristics in operatic and musical theatre singing. The common aim of the studies was to identify respiratory, phonatory and resonatory characteristics accounting for salient voice timbre differences between singing styles. READ MORE

  5. 5. Signing and Singing : Children in Teaching Dialogues

    Author : Tina Kullenberg; Niklas Pramling; Claes Ericsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; teaching; children; singing; sociocultural perspective; social interaction; cultural tools; communicative activity type; double dialogicality; signing; music; educational science;

    Abstract : The dissertation examines children’s dialogical sense-making in task-oriented teaching activ- ities, the aim of which is to explore children’s values and ideas in musical learning, in order to investigate how musical knowledge is constructed collaboratively through different levels of dialogicality. Hence, the study addresses the organizational resources and values at stake when children take part in pedagogical dialogues. READ MORE