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Verbal descriptors of guitar timbre and artistic quality of musical recordings

  Research Project Information
Runtime: Jan 01, 2008 until Dec 29, 2020
Project coordination: Catherine Guastavino
Scientific staff: Caroline Cance; Caroline Traube

Psycholinguistic analysis of free-format linguistic expressions used to describe the timbre of classical guitar (Lavoie) and artistic results of music recordings (Pras). Contrasting various tasks (elicitation, memory representation) and communities of practices (amateur and professional performers, teachers, instrument makers and composers, music producers, sound engineers) to investigate the effect of expertise and task at hand on the conceptualization of musical timbre and artistic results.