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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

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

Book review: Performative Analysis: Reimagining Music Theory for Performance. By Jeffrey Swinkin. (2017)
Journal Article
King, E. C. (2017). Book review: Performative Analysis: Reimagining Music Theory for Performance. By Jeffrey Swinkin. Music and Letters, 98(1), 165-167. https://doi.org/10.1093/ml/gcx017

Review of Performative Analysis: Reimagining Music Theory for Performance. By Jeffrey Swinkin. Pp. vii+ 263. Eastman Studies in Music. (University of Rochester Press, Rochester, NY, and Woodbridge, 2016. £60. ISBN 978-1-58046-526-7.)

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

Musical shaping gestures: Considerations about terminology and methodology (2013)
Journal Article
King, E. (2013). Musical shaping gestures: Considerations about terminology and methodology. Empirical Musicology Review, 8(1), 68-81. doi:10.18061/emr.v8i1.3925

Fulford and Ginsborg’s investigation into non-verbal communication during music rehearsal-talk between performers with and without hearing impairments extends existing research in the field of gesture studies by contributing significantly to our unde... Read More

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

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

Rehearsal talk: Familiarity and expertise in singer-pianist duos (2012)
Journal Article
Ginsborg, J., & King, E. (2012). Rehearsal talk: Familiarity and expertise in singer-pianist duos. Musicae Scientiae, 16(2), (148-167). doi:10.1177/1029864911435733. ISSN 1029-8649

The cognitive and social processes underlying musical and social collaboration were explored in a small-scale study of two professional and two student singer-pianist duos. Each of the eight participants rehearsed one song with his or her regular par... Read More

New perspectives on music and gesture (2011)
Book
(2011). New perspectives on music and gesture

In recent years there has been a veritable explosion of work on aspects of the music- gesture interface. Research continues to develop the foundations laid by Lidov (1987), Hatten (1982, 1994, 2004) and others, many in non-musical disciplines, whose... Read More

The Roles of student musicians in quartet rehearsal (2006)
Journal Article
King, E. C. (2006). The Roles of student musicians in quartet rehearsal. Psychology of music, 34(2), 162-183. doi:10.1177/0305735606061855

This study focuses on collaboration between student musicians in a wind quartet, saxophone quartet and string quartet. Devised as an explorative investigation using observation and interview methods, the roles of student musicians are defined within... Read More

Music and Gesture (2006)
Book
(2006). Music and Gesture

This volume showcases key theoretical ideas and practical considerations in the growing area of scholarship on musical gesture. The book constructs and explores the relations between music and gesture from a range of differing perspectives, identifyi... Read More

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