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Woche (with apologies to Ruttmann and Brock) (2019)
Digital Artefact
Barnard, M. (2019). Woche (with apologies to Ruttmann and Brock)

This composition represents an exploration and animation of an aesthetic framework outlined by the composer in previous research. The in-ear binaural method of recording and reproduction (and its headphone-based dissemination) is the focus of critica... Read More

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

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

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

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

Nightports, 'Nightports w/ Matthew Bourne' (2018)
Digital Artefact
Slater, M., Martin, A., & Bourne, M. (2018). Nightports, 'Nightports w/ Matthew Bourne'

A 45-minute album exploring the concept of restriction in collaboration with pianist Matthew Bourne. Liner notes (introduction): Nightports is based on a simple but unbreakable rule of restriction: only sounds produced by the featured musician ca... Read More

The music and music theory of Paul Hindemith (2018)
Book
Desbruslais, S. (2018). The music and music theory of Paul Hindemith. Boydell Press

The music theory of composer Paul Hindemith (1895-1963), originally entitled Unterweisung im Tonsatz, is well known, yet poorly understood. This book provides a critical engagement with Hindemith's Unterweisung, particularly concerning its relationsh... Read More

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

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

'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

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

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.)

The Routledge companion to music, technology, and education (2017)
Book
(2017). The Routledge companion to music, technology, and education. doi:10.4324/9781315686431

The Routledge Companion to Music, Technology, and Education is a comprehensive resource that draws together burgeoning research on the use of technology in music education around the world. Rather than following a procedural how-to approach, this com... Read More