Music

event: Data Management Training for the Humanities - A Half-Day Workshop

22/07/2010 09:00
22/07/2010 14:00

Data Management Training for the Humanities is a half-day workshop to discuss how institutions might meet growing requirements for training in the management of research data within humanities research. The aim is to learn more about research data management training already taking place at UK universities, plans for such training, relevant scoping studies, and related experiences. [read more...]

Location

Oxford e-Research Centre 7 Keble Road
Oxford OX1 3QG
United Kingdom

project: Widening Young Male Participation in Chorus

An interdisciplinary study of the conflicts faced by boys undergoing voice change. The study draws on the sociology of boyhood and the physiology of vocal development during puberty. The project addressess the question of how high boys should sing between the ages of 11 and 14, when large numbers are lost to singing. There is conflict between speech quality singing in a tessitura that descends with the growth of the larynx and falsetto/"head voice" (thin fold phonation) which maintains a high tessitura thought to sound "angelic". [read more]

tool: Pro Tools

Pro Tools is an audio creation and production software. With Pro Tools it is possible to compose, record, edit, and mix music or sound for picture — all within one system.
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Methods relating to this toolCategory
Audio mixingPractice-led research
Music recognitionData capture
Sound analysisData analysis
Sound compressionData structuring and enhancement
Sound editingData structuring and enhancement
Sound editingPractice-led research
Sound encodingData structuring and enhancement
Sound encoding - MIDIData structuring and enhancement
Sound generationData capture
Sound generationPractice-led research
Sound recordingData capture
Sound recordingPractice-led research
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Alternate tool(s):

Cubase, Reaper, Nuendo

cfp: The Forgotten Voices of the Avant-Garde - Call for Papers

Closing Date: 
01/10/2010

A postgraduate conference co-organised and supported by the University of Leeds ( School of Modern Languages and Cultures), the University of Aberdeen (School of Language and Literature), and Queen’s University Belfast (Spanish and Portuguese Studies).

Part of the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s Beyond Text Initiative, with funding from the Society for French Studies.

Keynote speakers:

  • Dr. Ruth Hemus, School of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, Royal Holloway, University of London.

project: What is Black British Jazz? Routes, Ownership, Performance

The ‘Black British jazz’ project (BBJ) explores the emergence of a distinct tradition within British music. BBJ melds reggae, hiphop, African music and US jazz into a rich, and constantly developing set of sounds. In documenting this musical hybrid, the project touches on important issues for the study of music – the transmission of cultural values, the social context of musical forms, and frameworks of ownership that impact on musical communities. [read more]

project: Francophone Music Criticism, 1789-1914

The Francophone Music Criticism website gives access to the Francophone music press in all its forms (the specialist music press, theatrical press and daily newspapers). This cumulative resource currently offers over 1000 reviews and critical essays totalling 2.5 million words from the period 1789 to 1914. [read more]

project: An anthropological investigation of bird sound

This project investigates the role of sound in the human perception of the non-human environment, focusing on human responses to the sounds of birds. Contrary to the view, commonly advanced in writings on human sensory perception, that vision and hearing are radically distinguished along the lines of a contrast between objective observation and subjective participation, we suggest that seeing is as much an experience of light as much as hearing is an experience of sound. Under what conditions, then, does sound enable us to hear things, as light enables us to see them? [read more]

event: eat, dance, play @ Çatalhöyük in Second Life

04/05/2010 14:00
04/05/2010 17:00

Join us for eat, dance, play @ Çatalhöyük, a project led by Professor Ruth
Tringham of UC Berkeley that explores the intricate life practices of a
Neolithic village in Turkey. Okapi Island, which has been in development
since 2006, offers individuals the unique opportunity to explore
reconstructions of Çatalhöyük, visit our virtual museum, and take guided
video walks through the Island. In this demonstration you will join in [read more...]

project: Post-socialist punk: Beyond the double irony of self-abasement (Resubmission)

Post-socialist punk’ is a historically and spatially comparative study of punk in Eastern Europe conducted by an international, collaborative team of researchers from the UK, Russia, Estonia and Croatia. A key output of the project is Rotten Beat - an electronic resource presenting high quality analysis and information about contemporary music scenes in Central, South Eastern and Eastern Europe as well as searchable archives of audio, textual and visual materials. This resource is due to go live in Spring 2010. [read more]

project: Archival Sound Recordings

Archival Sound Recordings is the result of a development project to increase access to the British Library Sound Archive's extensive collections. The British Library holds one of the world’s foremost sound archives with a collection of over 3.5 million audio recordings. These come from all over the world and cover the entire range of recorded sound from music, drama and literature, to oral history, wildlife and environmental sounds. [read more]
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