Presentation on theme: "Mario Baroni Expression: a controversial and elusive concept. Can we find any definition of it?"— Presentation transcript:
Mario Baroni Expression: a controversial and elusive concept. Can we find any definition of it?
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1. Factors that may influence expressivity in music performance (the performed piece, the instruments, the performers, the listeners, the social context) 2. A selection of factors that transcend a specific time and place (the so called GERMS model proposed by them in «Musicae Scientiae» 2002) 3. The results obtained by research on music emotions (for example the volume by Juslin and Sloboda eds.: Music and Emotion, Oxford University Press, 2001) 4. A novel approach based on feedback learning and published in the article.
How vs. why (motivation problem) Theory of structure vs. theory of meaning
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Limits in my definition of expressivity 1. instrumental vs. vocal music 2. composition vs. performance
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