Research workshop on musical rhythm
Leading scholars on musical rhythm from music psychology, neuroscience, musicology and ethnomusicology present papers on the current status of research into rhythm and groove. International guests: Justin London, Rainer Polak, Peter Vuust, and Maria Witek.
0900 – 1030:Timing and Reference Structures
Rainer Polak (Cologne University of Music) et al.: How to empirically tell temporal reference structures from timing variations: Arguing “swing meter” in Malian drumming
Tellef Kvifte (Telemark University College): Precision in timing as an emergent property
1100 – 1230: Timing and Sound
Hans T. Zeiner-Henriksen (University of Oslo): Sound modulations and pulse perception
Anne Danielsen (University of Oslo): Investigating the perception of sound-timing relationships.
1330 – 1500: Rhythm and the Body I
Peter Vuust (Center for Music in the Brain, Aarhus): Groove on the brain: rhythmic complexity and predictive coding
Maria Witek (Center for Music in the Brain, Aarhus): Filling in: Syncopation, pleasure and distributed embodiment in groove
1530 – 1700: Rhythm and the Body II
Justin London (Carleton College): Speed on the dance floor: auditory and visual cues for musical tempo
Rolf Inge Godøy (University of Oslo): Musical instants and coarticulation in rhythm