Research

PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS


BOOK


2018. Sound and the Aesthetics of Play: A Musical Ontology of Constructed Emotions. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.

https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-66899-4


ARTICLES & BOOK CHAPTERS



2019. “Improvisation: an ideal display of imagination in embodied perception.” In The Oxford Handbook of Sound & Imagination. Oxford: Oxford

University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190460242.013.7


2018. “Playing in Streams of Knowledge: multimodality in perception and action.” In An old melody in a new song: aesthetics and psychology.

Annals of Theoretical Psychology. Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-92339-0


2016. “Preparing Empirical Methodologies to Examine Enactive, Embodied Subjects Experiencing Musical Emotions.” Danish Musicology

Online: 7-25.

www.danishmusicologyonline.dk/arkiv/arkiv_dmo/dmo_saernummer_2016/dmo_saernummer_2016_NMC_01.pdf


2015. “Virtual Distance and Soundstage, and their impacts on experienced emotional valence.” Danish Musicology Online: 101-116.

www.danishmusicologyonline.dk/arkiv/arkiv_dmo/dmo_saernummer_2015/dmo_saernummer_2015_lyd_musikproduktion_06.pdf


2015. “Emotional cues, emotional signals, and their contrasting effects on listener valence.” In AM '15 Proceedings of the 10th Audio Mostly on

Interaction With Sound. Association for Computing Machinery: 1-5.

https://doi.org/10.1145/2814895.2814913


2015. “Individual temporal biases, and methods composers of high-groove music use to increase beat sensation.” In Proceedings of CMMR:

1-17.


2014. “Imagined time: sculpting a temporal experience for the listener”. In AM '14 Proceedings of the 9th Audio Mostly: A Conference on

Interaction With Sound. Association for Computing Machinery: 1-5.

https://doi.org/10.1145/2636879.2636897


2012. “Unfolding Time: Perceiving Speed in Music as Resulting from the Interactions of Discrete Musical Layers.” PhD diss., University of

Southampton.

https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/367344/ (dissertation is from page 275 onwards).


2009. “Spectral Analysis and Deconstruction.” In Contemporary Techniques and Openmusic, edited by Rozlie Hirs and Bob Gilmore. Paris:

Editions Delatour France/Ircam - Centre Pompidou: 275-283.


In Preparation


2019.        and Brian Bemman. “Finding an ideal level of syncopation to elicit a groove response.” In preparation. Initial findings presented at 2017 SMPC conference.


COMPOSITIONS


Folding the unfolding brass for brass ensemble – 2018, 3 min.

I wish that there was something there for mixed ensemble and electronics – 2017, 11 min.

Self-portrait, reflection for mixed ensemble – 2016, 7 min.

This is fun for me, even if you don't think it is for flute and piano duo – 2015, 8 min.

Emptying the omission for mixed ensemble – 2015, 20 min.

Happy intervals, inevitable consequences for mixed ensemble – 2015, 7 min.

Contradictory Histories for violin & harp duo – 2013, 7 min.

Trajectories for string trio – 2013, 8 min.

Critical Distance for mixed ensemble – 2013, 14 min.

Krebs en Schütze for large ensemble – 2012, 8 min.

Hand I used to hold for large ensemble – 2011, 10 min.

Arguments Against Motion for mixed ensemble – 2011, 23 min.

The Failures of Marsyas for mixed ensemble – 2009, 9 min.

Matter for mixed ensemble – 2008, 11 min.

For Ilknur for bass clarinet – 2008, 4 min.

Cwmdonkin Drive for mixed ensemble with narrator – 2007, 12 min.

Lacking the door often requires of the window for solo cello – 2007, 6 min.

Hijway for solo tape – 2006, 2 min.

She said I could for large ensemble – 2006, rev. 2006, 6 min.

Fundere for mixed ensemble – 2006, rev 2007, 6 min.

Inclination for String Orchestra – 2005, 7 min.

To become a member you must do all of the steps  for two organs – 2005, 3 min.

Twofold Refractions   for 10 instruments – 2004, 9 min.

Le Lion abattu  par l’homme   for 3 voices and electronics – 2004, 3 min.

Caudalis  for 6 trumpets – 2003, 6 min.

Time and Expectation for mixed ensemble – 2003, 6 min.

Tourniquet Mirage for orchestra – 2003, 13 min.

Seams for String Orchestra – 2000, 6 min.

Artesian Flow for large chamber ensemble – 2000, rev. 2002, 8 min.

Established time  for solo trumpet – 1999, 6 min.

Entreaty and Elegia for Brass Quintet – 1999, 8 min.

Embers for Chamber Orchestra – 1998, 10 min.

Upon Billows for tape – 1998, 8 min.

remnants for two pianos – 1998,  7 min.

Inner dialogue for tape and electronics – 1997, 6 min.

Wspomnienie for Large String Orchestra – 1997,  5 min.



INVITED TALKS


May 2018     York University Music Composition Department. Composers and their Means of Approaching Different Temporal Modes of

Aesthetic Experience in their Practice.


Mar. 2018     Tokai University European Center. 3rd Dialogue between Civilizations. Composers and their Means of Approaching Different Modes

of Affective and Aesthetic Experience in their Practice.


Jan. 2018      Royal Danish Academy of Music. Composition Seminar. Music as Virtual Other? Negotiating with the broken.


Nov. 2016     Koninklijk Conservatorium. Composition Seminar. Given alongside a week of workshops & private lessons for composition

students.

 

Jun. 2015     The Psycho-physiology of Meaning-making: Annual International Gatherings in Biosemiotics. Virtual Distance & Musical Valence.


May 2014     Centro Mexicano para la Música y las Artes Sonoras : Encuentro de Ensambles. Sculpting Time in the Musical Experience.


Apr. 2013     La Colmena Escuela De Músicos, Córdoba, Argentina 26 April, 2013. Pay Attention!: how the study of the listener’s attention shapes

my compositional processes.


CONFERENCE ACTIVITY


SMPC Conference 2019. Presenter. 5-7 August 2019


Joint Action Meeting VIII. Poster. 10-13 July 2019


Basics Conference 2019. Poster. 3-4 May 2019


SMPC Conference 2017. Poster. 30 July–2 August 2017

 

ICMC Conference 2016. Performer. 12–16 September 2016

 

The Dark Precursor: International Conference on Deleuze and Artistic Research. 9- 11 November, 2015

 

Audio Mostly 2015: A Conference on Interaction With Sound. Presenter. 7–9 October, 2015

 

17th Nordic Musicological Congress. Presenter.  11–14 August, 2015

 

11th International Symposium on Computer Music Multidisciplinary Research: Music, Mind, and Embodiment. Poster. 16–19 June, 2015

 

Methods in Empirical Music Research: A Workshop for Music Scholars 18–22 May, 2015

 

2. nordiske konference om lyd- og musikproduktion. Presenter.  12–13 May, 2015

 

2nd International Conference on Music and Consciousness. Presenter.  14–17 April, 2015

 

SMART Cognitive Science: Highlighting the contributions from the humanities to cognitive science. 25–28 March, 2015

 

International Conference on the Multimodal Experience of Music.  Poster. 23–25 March, 2015

 

Lorenz Center Workshop: Music similarity: concepts, cognition and computation. Poster. 19–23 January, 2015

 

Audio Mostly 2014. Presenter.  1–3 October, 2014

 

Bias in auditory perception: Interacting Minds Conference. Presenter. 18–20 September 2014

 

ICMC-SMC Conference 2014.  14–20 September, 2014

 

ICMC Summer School: Computational Music Analysis 11–14 September, 2014

 

Music Emotions and Well-being: Historical and Scientific Perspectives 20 June, 2014

 

The Neurosciences and Music V: Cognitive Stimulation and Rehabilitation 29 May – 01 June, 2014

 

International Ferienkurse für Neue Musik, Darmstadt. Performer. 2010.

 



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