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📒Musical Cognition ✍ Henkjan Honing
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📒Understanding Music ✍ Hans Heinrich Eggebrecht
✏Understanding Music Book Summary : Hans Heinrich Eggebrecht was one of the most influential German musicologists of the twentieth century and yet he is almost unknown to English readers. Understanding Music summarizes Eggebrecht's thoughts on the relationship between music and cognition. As he says in his preface, the purpose of his book is 'to direct the reader towards the fundamental issues and processes implied in understanding music. What does understanding mean when applied to music? How is the process to be described?...What role do language and history play?'. Eggebrecht's answers to these and other questions amount to a compelling account of how the mind grasps the sounds of music in themselves and what other factors contribute to music's meaning so much to us as listeners.
📒Menc Handbook Of Musical Cognition And Development ✍ Richard Colwell Professor Emeritus of Music Education University of Illinois
✏MENC Handbook of Musical Cognition and Development Book Summary : Answering fundamental questions about musical preference, ability, and communication, the field of Musical Cognition and Development is critical to the understanding of how music is processed, grasped, and learned. Drawn from the widely acclaimed New Handbook of Research on Music Teaching and Learning (Oxford, 2002), the MENC Handbook of Musical Cognition and Development covers the latest theoretical and practical techniques that explain meaning and understanding in music. A distinguished team of internationally recognized experts offers cogent and concise insights providing readers up-to-date information and references. The volume covers the most important topics in this field, including skill development in music performance, research on communicating music expressiveness, the neurobiology of music, the cognitive constraints in the listening process, and music and medicine as applied to neuroscience. Practical and affordable, this volume will prove essential for students and scholars of music education and the psychology of music. It is both an excellent starting point for those looking to gain an orientation to the field, and an up-to-date presentation of the most recent research findings for experienced researchers, instructors, and pedagogues.
📒Perception And Cognition Of Music ✍ Irene Deliege
✏Perception And Cognition Of Music Book Summary : This text comprises of reviews of work relating to music and mind. It presents a range of approaches from the psychological through the computational, to the musicological. The reviews were selected from papers submitted at the Third International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition Liege 1994 to illustrate the wide range of perspectives now being adopted in studying how humans make and respond to music. The book is divided ino five sections. The first part illustrates the role of analysis and ethnomusicology in understanding cultural determinants of musical behaviour. The second part charts what is known about aquisition of musical competence, from pre-birth through to the expert performer. The evidence accumulated about specific areas of the brain which control musical thinking and behaviour is examined in Part Three. The fourth part examines how neurological, behavioural and artificial intelligence approaches are converging to shed light on processes in auditory perception. Finally, Part Five highlights the important developments in how we conceptualize the way in which musical structures are represented in the mind.
📒Exploring The Musical Mind ✍ John Sloboda
✏Exploring the Musical Mind Book Summary : Brings together in one volume important material from various hard-to-locate sources, giving the reader access to a body of work from one of the founders of music psychology Complements and updates Sloboda's 'The musical mind'
📒Menc Handbook Of Musical Cognition And Development ✍ Richard Colwell
✏MENC Handbook of Musical Cognition and Development Book Summary : he importance of cognition in teaching, learning, and research in music education has been championed by individuals in the arts, led by Elliot Eisner of Stanford University and by psychologists such as Howard Gardner of Harvard University and Robert Sternberg of Yale. A stellar line up of international authors has been assembled to provide in a single volume the latest theoretical and practical techniques that explain meaning and understanding in music. Sponsored by the National Association of Music Education (MENC), this book provides the most thorough coverage to date of such topics as: * The development of skills in music performance * Research on communicating music expressiveness * The neurobiology of music * The cognitive constraints in the listening process * Music and medicine as applied to neuroscience This collection will prove essential for students and scholars of music education and psychology of music.
📒Modelling Musical Cognition With Artificial Neural Networks ✍ Petri Toiviainen
✏Modelling Musical Cognition with Artificial Neural Networks Book Summary : Yhteenveto: Musiikin kognition mallintaminen keinotekoisilla hermoverkoilla.
📒Composition And Cognition ✍ Fred Lerdahl
✏Composition and Cognition Book Summary : In Composition and Cognition, renowned composer and theorist Fred Lerdahl builds on his careerlong work of developing a comprehensive model of music cognition. Bringing together his dual expertise in composition and music theory, he reveals the way in which his research has served as a foundation for his compositional style and how his intuitions as a composer have guided his cognitively oriented theories. At times personal and reflective, this book offers an overall picture of the musical mind that has implications for central issues in contemporary composition, including the recurrent gap between method and result, and the tension between cognitive constraints and utopian aesthetic views of musical progress. Lerdahl’s succinct volume provides invaluable insights for students and instructors, composers and music scholars, and anyone engaged with contemporary music.
📒Cognitive Foundations Of Musical Pitch ✍ Carol L. Krumhansl
✏Cognitive Foundations of Musical Pitch Book Summary : This book addresses the central problem of music cognition: how listeners' responses move beyond mere registration of auditory events to include the organization, interpretation, and remembrance of these events in terms of their function in a musical context of pitch and rhythm. Equally important, the work offers an analysis of the relationship between the psychological organization of music and its internal structure. Combining over a decade of original research on music cognition with an overview of the available literature, the work will be of interest to cognitive and physiological psychologists, psychobiologists, musicians, music researchers, and music educators. The author provides the necessary background in experimental methodology and music theory so that no specialized knowledge is required for following her major arguments.
📒Embodied Music Cognition And Mediation Technology ✍ Marc Leman
✏Embodied Music Cognition and Mediation Technology Book Summary : A proposal that an embodied cognition approach to music research--drawing on work in computer science, psychology, brain science, and musicology--offers a promising framework for thinking about music mediation technology. Digital media handles music as encoded physical energy, but humans consider music in terms of beliefs, intentions, interpretations, experiences, evaluations, and significations. In this book, drawing on work in computer science, psychology, brain science, and musicology, Marc Leman proposes an embodied cognition approach to music research that will help bridge this gap. Assuming that the body plays a central role in all musical activities, and basing his approach on a hypothesis about the relationship between musical experience (mind) and sound energy (matter), Leman argues that the human body is a biologically designed mediator that transfers physical energy to a mental level--engaging experiences, values, and intentions--and, reversing the process, transfers mental representation into material form. He suggests that this idea of the body as mediator offers a promising framework for thinking about music mediation technology. Leman proposes that, under certain conditions, the natural mediator (the body) can be extended with artificial technology-based mediators. He explores the necessary conditions and analyzes ways in which they can be studied. Leman outlines his theory of embodied music cognition, introducing a model that describes the relationship between a human subject and its environment, analyzing the coupling of action and perception, and exploring different degrees of the body's engagement with music. He then examines possible applications in two core areas: interaction with music instruments and music search and retrieval in a database or digital library. The embodied music cognition approach, Leman argues, can help us develop tools that integrate artistic expression and contemporary technology.