Non score-dependency: theory and assessment

Robert Harris, Bauke de Jong, Peter van Kranenburg

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Untrained listeners demonstrate implicit knowledge of syntactic patterns
and principles. Untrained generative music ability, for example singing,
humming, and whistling, is a largely unconscious or intuitive application
of these patterns and principles. From the viewpoint of embodied cognition,
listening to music should evoke an internal representation or motor
image which, together with the perception of organized music, should
form the basis of musical cognition. Indeed, that is what listeners demonstrate
when they sing, hum, or whistle familiar and unfamiliar tunes or
when they vocally or orally improvise continuations to interrupted
phrases. Research on vocal improvisation using continuations sung to an
interrupted musical phrase, has shown that one’s cultural background
influences the music generated. That should be the case for instrumentalists
as well: when they play familiar or unfamiliar tunes by ear in different
keys (transposition) or when they improvise variations,
accompaniments, or continuations to interrupted phrases, the music they
generate should reflect the same cognitive structures as their oral improvisations.
This study is attempting to validate a test of (non) scoredependency
that will enable assessment of the music student’s implicit
knowledge of these structures during performance on the principal instrument.
Originele taal-2English
StatusPublished - 24 aug 2011
Evenement3rd International Symposium on Performance Science (ISPS) 2011: Models of Performance - Faculty of Music, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Duur: 24 aug 201127 aug 2011
Congresnummer: 3rd
http://www.performancescience.org/ISPS2011/

Conference

Conference3rd International Symposium on Performance Science (ISPS) 2011
Verkorte titelISPS 2011
LandCanada
StadToronto
Periode24/08/1127/08/11
Internet adres

Keywords

  • muziek
  • luisteren
  • opvoeding

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Harris, R., de Jong, B., & van Kranenburg, P. (2011). Non score-dependency: theory and assessment . Postersessie gepresenteerd op 3rd International Symposium on Performance Science (ISPS) 2011, Toronto, Canada.
Harris, Robert ; de Jong, Bauke ; van Kranenburg, Peter. / Non score-dependency : theory and assessment . Postersessie gepresenteerd op 3rd International Symposium on Performance Science (ISPS) 2011, Toronto, Canada.
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Non score-dependency : theory and assessment . / Harris, Robert; de Jong, Bauke; van Kranenburg, Peter.

2011. Postersessie gepresenteerd op 3rd International Symposium on Performance Science (ISPS) 2011, Toronto, Canada.

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