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ERIC Number: EJ1109667
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Aug-10
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1990-3839
Effects of Sound Painting Applications on Performance
Coskuner, Sonat
Educational Research and Reviews, v11 n15 p1391-1401 Aug 2016
Today, some of the important dilemmas of music education are that performers are too dependent on the notes in a written musical score and they are not being so able to improvise. Stage phobia, lack of motivation and problematic of perception regarding today's modern music are additional problems facing musicians. This research aims at revealing the effects of performer's works of Soundpainting, which is a universal, multi-disciplinary live composing sign language. In order to realize this aim, 16 h of workshop is conducted with Walter Thompson, the creator of Soundpainting language, and following that, a questionnaire is conducted with 21 participators. As a result, it is concluded that performers are inclined to perform via Soundpainting, their awareness towards their instruments/bodies/voices increased, within the group and as a Soundpainter, the performance increased their motivation. They are not disturbed by the music which came out as a result of the Soundpainting composition. Their awareness towards aleatoric music increased. Soundpainting performance helped them direct their attention and Soundpainting performance positively affected performer's psychomotor behaviors and improvisation skills.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey
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