ABSTRACTS
Keynote Addresses
Jay Rahn (York University, Canada)
Coordinating Analyses of Tunings with Analyses of Pieces
Richard Widdess (SOAS, University of London, UK)
Analysing Ālāp: Historical, Cognitive and Linguistic Approaches to Indian Music
Panelists: Stephen Blum, Poundie Burstein, Robert Cogan, Ellen Koskoff, Peter Manuel, Martin Scherzinger, Gabriel Solis, Godfried Toussaint
Moderators: Panayotis Mavromatis and Lawrence Shuster
Paper Presentations
Michael Anklewicz
Giant Steps and Dreydlekh: Formulaic Improvisation, Ornamentation and Cyclical Forms in Klezmer and Jazz
Matthew Arndt
Some Statistical Properties of Harmony and Voice Leading in Shemokmedi School Georgian Chant
Robin Attas
Blending Katajjaq and Electronic Dance Music in Tanya Tagaq’s “Uja”
Ahmet Ozan Baysal and Sinan Ayyıldız
New Performance Approaches to Urban Bağlama Music: Theoretical Suggestions Towards Traditional Şelpe Techniques of Bağlama
Fernando Benadon and Andrew McGraw
Improvisations of a Quinto Player: Tone, Time, and Motive in Rumba’s Lead Drum
Dániel Péter Biró, Peter van Kranenburg and George Tzanetakis
Melodic Stability and Memory Analysis in Semi-Oral Chant Traditions: A Computational Study of Qur’an Recitation and Torah Trope
Rafael Caro Repetto and Xavier Serra
Melodic Transformation Processes in the Arrangements of Jingju Banshi
Aaron Carter-Ényì, David Aina and Quintina Carter-Ényì
Ojú l'ọ̀rọ̀ọ́ wà (Meaning is in the Eyes): The Role of Gaze in Oríkì Perfromance
Martin Clayton
Entrainment and Interaction in Indian Music
Juan Diego Diaz
Experimentations with Timelines in Afro-Bahian Jazz: A Strategy of Rhythm Complexity
Noe Dinnerstein
Traditional Ladakhi Songs: A Study in Textual, Melodic, and Rhythmic Hybridity
David Fossum
Principles of Transmission and Collective Composition in Turkmen Dutar Performance
Lyndsey Marie Hoh
Pitch and Tuning in Beninese Brass Bands
Matthew Hough
Learning Oliver Mtukudzi's "Tuku Music" through Modular Loops
Wan Huang
Voices from an Unsealed ‘Time Capsule’: Decoding the Vocal Styles in Okinawan Folksong Singing by Argentinian-Uchinanchu
Bernat Jiménez de Cisneros Puig
After All, it Was about Music! Discovering Flamenco Genetics through a Pulse-Level Analysis
Luis Jure and Martín Rocamora
Microtiming in the Rhythmic Structure of Candombe Drumming Patterns
Joseph Kaminski
Structural Analyses of Poly-Ensemble Music of the Asante of Ghana
Sylvie Le Bomin, Evelyne Heyer, and Guillaume Lecointre
The Evolution of Musical Gabonese Heritage: A Musical Phylogenetic Approach
Joshua Banks Mailman
Trans-Cultural-Stylistic Solutions of Toshi Ichiyanagi’s Transfiguration of the Moon (1988), for Shô and Violin
Elizabeth Markham
Towards Understanding Options and Rules for Singing Chinese Verse in Early Japan
Sue Miller
Lines of Influence: Musical Transcription as Revelatory Tool
Moshe Morad
Queer Bolero: Bolero Music as an Emotional Space among Gay Men in Special-Period Cuba
Robert Morris
Two-Voice Frameworks and the Harmonization of Indian Ragas
Somangshu Mukherji
Towards a Theory of Formal Functions for North Indian Classical Music
Tiffany Nicely
Collaborative Timelines: Metric Identity in Malinke Dance Drumming
Judith E. Olson
Analyzing Traditional Hungarian Dance and Music: Developing a Framework from the Needs of Performance
Maria Panteli, Emmanouil Benetos and Simon Dixon
Automatic Detection of Outliers in World Music Collections
Rainer Polak, Nori Jacoby and Justin London
How West African Drummers Keep in Time Together. Musical Roles and Individual Behavior in Ensemble Entrainment in Jembe Music from Mali
David Racanelli
Revisiting the Katanga Guitar Style(s) and the Origins of African Guitar Music
John Roeder
Formative Processes of Durational Projection in "Free Rhythm" World Music
Milena Schaller
Pure Folk Metal: Hybridization of Musical Styles in Folk Metal Band Eluveitie
T. M. Scruggs
Embodied Performative Knowledge as Crucial Analytical Tool
M. Emin Soydaş
Exploring Motivic Features for Understanding Modal Structure: The Case of Seventeenth-Century Turkish Vocal Songs
Maisie Sum
Healing on the Margins: Rhythm and Repetition in Gnawa Music
Michael Tenzer
Steve Reich and Balinese Gamelan
Leslie Tilley
“There’s Gold in Them There Hills!,” or Mining for Drum Patterns: Computational Analysis of Balinese Kendang Arja Improvisation
Godfried Toussaint
Measuring the Perceptual Similarity of Middle-Eastern Rhythms: A Cross-Cultural Empirical Study
Konstantinos Trochidis, Carlos Guedes, Andre Holzapfel, Akshay Anantapadmanabhan and Andrija Klaric
Analysis-By-Synthesis of Rhythm in South Indian Art Percussion Performances by Means of Statistical Analysis
Costas Tsougras
Epirus Polyphonic Singing and GTTM Analysis: Issues of Prolongation, Hierarchy and Modal Pitch Space
Vivek Virani
Rethinking the Tabla Solo
Anton Vishio
A Counterpoint for Catching a Tiger
Mehmet Vurkaç
The Complex Plane for Visualizing Quantitative Effects of Phase Interpretation on Inferred Clave Using Several Measures of Syncopation
Robert Wells
Theorizing Trikāla: A Generalized Intervallic Approach to Pulse Transformation in South Indian Carnatic Music
Christopher Witulski
Melodic Structures and Modal Development of Malḥūn Sung Poetry in Morocco
Jeremy Woodruff
A Comparative Study of the Impact of Different Gamakas on the Structure of the Mohanam Varnam, "Ninnu-kori": Investigating the Gamaka box Notation System
Yuan-Rong Wu
The Renaissance of Tang Zheng: Reappropriations of Classical Zheng in Modern Zheng Culture
Yinuo Yang
Speaking a Hybrid Language in Chinese Electroacoustic Music
Zeynep Yıldız Abbasoglu
Theoretical Music Treatises in the Fifteenth Century Timurid Music: An Analysis of Benâî’s “Risâle-i Mûsikî”
Special Session: Analysis and Ethnography
Yonatan Malin
Analytical Stories, Ethnography, and Cultural Values
Rosa Abrahams
Mimicry as Movement Analysis?
Daniel Goldberg
Conception and Performance of Meter in Bulgarian Folk Music
Chris Stover
Contextual Theory, or Theorizing between the Discursive and the Material
Respondent: Michael Tenzer
Nikos Pappas
Correlations between the Formal Characteristics of Trans-Atlantic Folk Hymns and Cultural Expression
Rachel Hall
Settings of the Anglo-American Folk Hymn BOURBON, 1814-1902
Ian Quinn
Mapping Musical Taste in the Sacred Harp Community
Jesse P. Karlsberg and Mark T. Godfrey
Assessing Tempo in Practice: Analyzing the Correspondence of Sacred Harp Tempos to Historical Guidelines Using a Tempo Estimator
Panel Co-Chairs: Lawrence Shuster and John Latartara
Jon Sakata
Seismic Melody/Spectral Sorrow: Simbongsa's Lamentation for Kwaak-ssi from the Pansori Epic Simchung-ga
John Latartara
Khap, Timbre, and the Non-Lexical Vocable
Lawrence Shuster
Analyzing Sonic Design in Central Asian Multiphonic Throat Singing: Spectral Sets, Contours, Transformations, and Morphologies
Michael Gardiner
Synthetic Climates and the (re)Presentation of Japanese Acoustic Ecologies
Lecture-Demonstration
Tolgahan Cogulu
The Analysis of Microtones in Ottoman/Turkish Maqam Music and Creating a Repertoire on Adjustable Microtonal Guitar
Workshop
Aaron Pettigrew
Using a Computer to Transcribe Monophonic Melodies: An Introduction to Praat Speech Analysis Software
Workshop downloads page: Aaronpettigrew.com
Posters
Jeremy Gardent and Sylvie Le Bomin
A Simple Overview of Musics throughout Gabon
Jeremy Grall
Improvisation as Rhetoric within John Coltrane’s Impressions
Gérald Guillot
Hypothesis of Polymetric Structures in Afro-Brazilian Music
Kristi Hardman
A Flexible Conception of Meter in Pacific Northwest Coast Aboriginal Music
Francesca Lawson and Shawn Nissen
The Significance of the Acoustic Signature in Chinese Narrative Performance: New Discoveries Through Praat Acoustic Analysis Software
Ben Paulding
Kete: Ashanti Royal Court Drumming from Ghana
N. Scott Robinson
Mathematical Thought and Zoomorphism in the Rhythmic Practice of Carnatic Percussion Performance
Konstantinos Trochidis and Carlos Guedes
Rhythmic Analysis of Carnatic Style Percussive Music Using an Adaptive Time Domain Decomposition Method
Farrokh Vahabzadeh
Comparative Study of Musical Gestures and Corporeality: The Case of Long-Necked Lutes in Iran and Central Asia