PRESENTERS
Keynotes
Jay Rahn (York University), Coordinating Analyses of Tunings with Analyses of Pieces
Richard Widdess (SOAS, University of London), Analysing Ālāp: Historical, Cognitive and Linguistic Approaches to Indian Music
Plenary Session: World Music Analysis in Music Scholarship Today
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 Performance
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, 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 Sessions
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
Analysis of Large Datasets in American Vernacular Religious Music
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
Current Trends in Spectral Analysis: A Panel in Honor of Robert Cogan
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
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