Essays about: "Musical expression"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 essays containing the words Musical expression.

  1. 1. Meaningless movement or essential expression : A study about gestures

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik, konst och samhälle

    Author : Stina Bohlin; [2021]
    Keywords : Gestures; expression; clarinet;

    Abstract : The thesis investigates how body movements influence a musical performance, with the aim to reach a more expressive performance by an increased awareness of gestures. In the study, three versions of the same clarinet piece were recorded on video; one with me, one with my clarinet teacher and one with a fellow clarinet student. READ MORE

  2. 2. Moving beyond the auditory aspect of performing classical music: A reflection on musical expression with the body and face

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Musikhögskolan i Malmö

    Author : Signe Olofsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Movement; Performance; Visual; Body; Musical expression; Concerts; Performing Arts;

    Abstract : This reflective part of my Bachelor’s degree started with an increased curiosity into how I move my body whilst at the piano. I wanted to reflect on how I perceive my own movements, on why I move like I do, and what purpose these movements may have beyond the way I need to move to handle any technical difficulties. READ MORE

  3. 3. How interactive musical instruments influence children with intellectual disabilities? : A user study of the Rullen Band

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Erland Ekholm; Axel Petersson; [2021]
    Keywords : Music therapy; special education; digital musical instruments; togetherness;

    Abstract : In order to further investigate the efficacy of interactive musical toys developed by students in the course DM2799 at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, we conducted a user study. The intended users of the toys are primary school children with special needs. The trials were held at the Rullen Dibber special needs school in Solna, Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Musical Personality : A quest towards discovering my identity in music and developing it into a musical personality

    University essay from Kungl. Musikhögskolan/Institutionen för jazz

    Author : Marína Ósk Thorolfsdottir; [2021]
    Keywords : Storytelling; identity; melodies; lyrics; scatting; improvising; expression; rooted; musical ear; comfortable; personality;

    Abstract : The purpose of my research was to develop and strengthen my personality in music as a vocalist, so I would be able to freely let it out during any musical encounter. My base for the research was a duet with guitarist Mikael Máni Ásmundsson, but it was during a rehearsal with him that I realised for the first time I even had a musical personality – that I liked. READ MORE


    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Högskolan för scen och musik

    Author : Magdalena Nowak; [2020-04-23]
    Keywords : near eastern music; improvisation; musical expression; clarinet; imitation; interpretation; maqām;

    Abstract : Much has been written on the topic of Near Eastern classical and traditional music. This huge,integrated musical tradition, existing in large areas of the Middle East and Middle Asia differs a lot fromwestern musical theory and performance tradition. READ MORE