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ERIC Number: EJ860032
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 14
ISSN: ISSN-8755-1233
The Effects of Band Labels on Evaluators' Judgments of Musical Performance
Silvey, Brian A.
Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, v28 n1 p47-52 2009
This study investigates the effects of band labels on evaluators' judgments of musical performance. High school concert band members (n = 72), wind ensemble members ( n = 77), and band directors (n = 8) were randomly assigned to a band label or no label group. Only the band label group was given evaluation forms that specified the group playing the excerpt ("Wind Ensemble" or "Concert Band"). Participants evaluated 12 excerpts and were not made aware that 6 excerpts had actually been repeated twice under varying labels. A two-factor ANOVA showed two significant interactions between label and excerpt presentation order among concert band evaluators in the band label group. (Contains 2 tables and 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A