Search for dissertations about: "singing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 31 swedish dissertations containing the word singing.

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

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Tina Kullenberg; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; 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 activities, 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

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

    University dissertation from Lund : Lund University Open Access

    Author : Anna Einarsson; Kungl. Musikhögskolan.; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; 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

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

    University dissertation from Karolinska Institute : Reproprint AB

    Author : Lena Marmstål Hammar; Lena Hammar Marmstål; Mälardalens högskola.; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; 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.;

    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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Eva Björkner; KTH.; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; operatic singing; musical theatre singing; voice source; subglottal pressure; flow glottogram; inverse filtering; formant frequencies; amplitude quotient AQ ; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Music; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen 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. From Air to Aria. Relevance of Respiratory Behaviour to Voice Function in Classical Western Vocal Art

    University dissertation from Institutionen för talöverföring och musikakustik

    Author : Monica Thomasson; KTH.; [2003]
    Keywords : Abdominal wall; breathing; consistency; inhalation; lung volume; respiratory behaviour; phonation; rib cage; singers; singing; subglottal pressure; tracheal pull; vertical laryngeal position; voice source.;

    Abstract : While previous studies of opera singers’respiratorybehaviour have focused on kinematic or dynamic aspects mainly,this thesis attempts to adopt a broader perspective. Not onlylung volumes, rib cage and abdominal wall kinematics areconsidered, but also the effects of lung volumes and respiratorybehaviour on phonation characteristics. READ MORE