Skip to main content

Research Repository

Advanced Search

The Roles of Music in Effecting Change: Considerations about Public Policy (2020)
Journal Article
King, E. C. (2020). The Roles of Music in Effecting Change: Considerations about Public Policy. Music and Science, 3, https://doi.org/10.1177/2059204320937227

The aim of this article is to consider questions, issues, and debates about music in public policy, a topic that featured in the final session of the Musics, Selves and Societies workshop at the University of Cambridge in June 2018. The first part of... Read More about The Roles of Music in Effecting Change: Considerations about Public Policy.

Exploring wellbeing and creativity through collaborative composition as part of Hull 2017 City of Culture (2019)
Journal Article
Waddington-Jones, C., King, A., & Burnard, P. (2019). Exploring wellbeing and creativity through collaborative composition as part of Hull 2017 City of Culture. Frontiers in Psychology, 10, https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00548

Several studies have highlighted the positive effects of group music-making and have suggested that it may be the creative and social aspects of such activities, which have a positive effect on participants’ wellbeing. Collaborative composition offer... Read More about Exploring wellbeing and creativity through collaborative composition as part of Hull 2017 City of Culture.

Perfectionistic self-presentation and emotional experiences among student-musicians: A three-wave longitudinal study (2019)
Journal Article
Hill, A. P., Burland, K., King, E. C., & Pitts, S. E. (in press). Perfectionistic self-presentation and emotional experiences among student-musicians: A three-wave longitudinal study. Psychology of music, https://doi.org/10.1177/0305735618824155

Research has found perfectionism to be related to emotional experiences among amateur, professional, and adolescent musicians. In examining these relationships, previous research has exclusively measured perfectionism as a trait and employed cross-se... Read More about Perfectionistic self-presentation and emotional experiences among student-musicians: A three-wave longitudinal study.

Figuring improvisation (2018)
Book Chapter
Elsdon, P. (2019). Figuring improvisation. In N. Gebhardt, N. Rustin-Paschal, & T. Whyton (Eds.), Routledge Companion to Jazz StudiesTaylor & Francis (Routledge). https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315315805-21

Improvisation is often regarded as a central, constitutive, and even defining element of jazz, and as a result it has figured large in jazz studies. This chapter sets out to explore the contingency of improvisation, looking at how it has been figured... Read More about Figuring improvisation.

Jazz and the Live Performance Event (2018)
Book Chapter
Elsdon, P. (2018). Jazz and the Live Performance Event. In R. Thumpston, & N. Reyland (Eds.), Music, analysis, and the body: experiments, explorations, and embodiments, 209-224. Taylor & Francis (Routledge)

Production perspectives of heavy metal record producers (2018)
Journal Article
Thomas, N., & King, A. (in press). Production perspectives of heavy metal record producers. Popular music,

The study of the recorded artefact from a musicological perspective continues to unfold through contemporary research. Whilst an understanding of the scientific elements of recorded sound is well documented the exploration of the artistic nature of t... Read More about Production perspectives of heavy metal record producers.