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Performers' Perspectives on "Feel" in Music (2018)
Book Chapter
King, E., & Waddington, C. (2018). Performers' Perspectives on "Feel" in Music. In N. Reyland, & R. Thumpson (Eds.), Music, analysis, and the body: Experiments, explorations, and embodimentsPeeters Publishers

This chapter explores the concept of 'feel' in relation to music performers in the Western art tradition.

Viewing Empathy in Jazz Performance (2017)
Book Chapter
Elsdon, P. (2017). Viewing Empathy in Jazz Performance. In E. King, & C. Waddington (Eds.), Music and empathy, 157-172. Taylor & Francis (Routledge)

In this chapter, the author explains how the empathic comes to play an important role in the way empathic researcher view performance, and jazz performance in particular. She develops an argument about the way in which certain fundamental tropes used... Read More about Viewing Empathy in Jazz Performance.

Performance (2014)
Book Chapter
King, E. (2014). Performance. In Music in the Social and Behavioral Sciences: An encyclopediaSAGE Publications

Familiarity, schemata and patterns of listening (2013)
Book Chapter
Prior, H. (2013). Familiarity, schemata and patterns of listening. In E. King, & H. M. Prior (Eds.), Music and familiarity: listening, musicology and performanceTaylor & Francis (Routledge)

The origins of this work, as in much research, lie in a personal experience. My first exposure to a selection of Schoenberg’s piano works (which happened to be through a recording) had resulted in an ambivalent response, but upon hearing the same rec... Read More about Familiarity, schemata and patterns of listening.

Social familiarity: styles of interaction in chamber ensemble rehearsal (2013)
Book Chapter
King, E. (2013). Social familiarity: styles of interaction in chamber ensemble rehearsal. Music and familiarity: listening, musicology and performance (253 - 270). Ashgate

When two or more musicians first play together in a music ensemble, they begin a process of familiarization as they get to know each other both musically and socially. There is a complex network of issues to consider in this process as ensemble music... Read More about Social familiarity: styles of interaction in chamber ensemble rehearsal.

Strategies of ensemble practice (2004)
Book Chapter
King, E., & Davidson, J. (2004). Strategies of ensemble practice. In A. Williamon (Ed.), Musical Excellence: Strategies and Techniques to Enhance Performance, 105-22. Oxford University Press (OUP)

Ensemble Performance (2002)
Book Chapter
King, E. (2002). Ensemble Performance. In J. Rink (Ed.), Musical Performance: A Guide to Understanding, 153-167. Cambridge University Press (CUP). doi:10.1017/CBO9780511811739.012

Ensemble performance involves musical and social interaction between a group of performers. The term ‘ensemble’ derives from the French for ‘together’, and it defines the seemingly infinite array of musical performances involving more than one person... Read More about Ensemble Performance.

Gestures and glances: interactions in ensemble rehearsal
Book Chapter
Ginsborg, J., & King, E. Gestures and glances: interactions in ensemble rehearsal. The University of Hull

Performers use physical gestures in numerous ways. They can be used to communicate musical expression, generate sound production, facilitate technical movements while playing or singing, regulate temporal aspects of performance, and provide musical a... Read More about Gestures and glances: interactions in ensemble rehearsal.