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Singing and vocal development
Singing in one form or another is an essential feature of musical development and behaviour. In each age phase (infancy, early childhood, older childhood, adolescence), the human voice has aExpand
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A Schema Theory of How Children Learn to Sing in Tune
The literature on children's singing reveals that, for each age group, there are some children who cannot sing in tune. These children are labelled "poor pitch singers" (p.p.s.). The literatureExpand
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Early Childhood Musical Development
Musical perception, cognition and behaviour are species-specific capabilities that, like language, originate in basic neurological structures. Musical development in early childhood is a complexExpand
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From music student to professional: the process of transition
This article addresses the question of whether higher education music courses adequately prepare young musicians for the critical transition from music undergraduate to professional. ThematicExpand
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Age, sex and vocal task as factors in singing ‘in-tune’ during the first years of schooling
Age, sex and vocal task as factors in singing ‘in-tune’ during the first years of schooling
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A conceptual framework for understanding musical performance anxiety
Most research on musical performance anxiety has considered this in relation to the internal characteristics of the performer, the extent of their preparedness for the performance, and factors in theExpand
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Real-time feedback in the singing studio: an innovatory action-research project using new voice technology
The article reports on a one-year AHRB-funded Innovations project that was designed to evaluate the usefulness, or otherwise, of the application of real-time visual feedback technology in the singingExpand
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Investigating musical performance: commonality and diversity among classical and non-classical musicians
The research project ‘Investigating Musical Performance: Comparative Studies in Advanced Musical Learning’ was devised to investigate how classical, popular, jazz and Scottish traditional musiciansExpand
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Perceived performance anxiety in advanced musicians specializing in different musical genres
Most research on musical performance anxiety has focused on musicians coming from a classical background, and performance anxiety experiences of musicians outside the western classical genre remainExpand
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The Assessment of Singing
Singing is an omnipresent feature of musical cultures and occurs in many different forms and guises. Because of its variety and developmental nature, any assessment of singing needs to take carefulExpand
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