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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.

Cozarinsky's La guerre d'un seul homme and musical categories : (Re)-framing Pfitzner, Strauss, Schreker, and Schoenberg cinematically (2017)
Book Chapter
Binns, A. (2018). Cozarinsky's La guerre d'un seul homme and musical categories : (Re)-framing Pfitzner, Strauss, Schreker, and Schoenberg cinematically. In N. Attfield, & B. Winters (Eds.), Music, Modern Culture, and the Critical EarTaylor & Francis (Routledge)

The framing of music, especially that of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, is bound up not only with the effects of the two World Wars that (dis)figured the period but also with the discourse on musical value and identity within whic... Read More about Cozarinsky's La guerre d'un seul homme and musical categories : (Re)-framing Pfitzner, Strauss, Schreker, and Schoenberg cinematically.

The art of dancing: 21st-century concertos for trumpet, piano and strings (2017)
Digital Artefact
Desbruslais, S. (2017). The art of dancing: 21st-century concertos for trumpet, piano and strings

Simon Desbruslais returns to disc on Signum with an album that continues to expand the repertoire of the trumpet even further, with four new commissions for Trumpet, Piano and String Orchestra Toby Young’s The Art of Dancing is described by the co... Read More about The art of dancing: 21st-century concertos for trumpet, piano and strings.

'Sounding' Japanese : traditions of music in Japanese cinema (2017)
Book Chapter
Binns, A. (2017). 'Sounding' Japanese : traditions of music in Japanese cinema. In M. Mera, R. Sadoff, & B. Winters (Eds.), The Routledge companion to screen music and sound, 428-439. Taylor & Francis (Routledge)

The cinema of Japan, known as nihon eiga [日本映画] is vast and is not easily encapsulated because of the wide range of cultural practices that have informed its identity, including the music it deployed. And yet, it arguably presents a distinctive s... Read More about 'Sounding' Japanese : traditions of music in Japanese cinema.

In dub conference : empathy, groove and technology in Jamaican popular music (2017)
Book Chapter
Oliver, R. (2017). In dub conference : empathy, groove and technology in Jamaican popular music. In Music and empathyTaylor & Francis (Routledge)

This chapter will discuss empathic aspects of the way that groove occurs in Jamaican popular music (hereafter ‘JPM’), focusing initially on the stylistically specific relationship between the drums and the bass (as well as other instruments in the en... Read More about In dub conference : empathy, groove and technology in Jamaican popular music.

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.

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.)