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Musical Expression and Experience (MOVE)

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Ulrik Volgsten

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MOVE focuses on individuals' musical experience and artistic creativity from a musicological perspective. This research is concerned with art as a source of knowledge and experience, as well as how it is expressed in various contexts. The research projects linked to this theme study different forms of musical expression and artistic creation as activities, processes and meaningful phenomena carried out by humans.

Recent publications:

Lindblad, K. & de Boise, S. (2020). Musical engagement and subjective wellbeing amongst men in the third age. Nordisk tidskrift for musikkterapi - Nordic Journal of Music Therapy, 29 (1), 20-38.

Knudsen, P et al. (2019). Anticipation in collaborative music performance using fuzzy systems: a case study. Proceedings of the 31th workshop of the Swedish AI Society (SAIS-2019). arXiv:1906.02155

Volgsten, U. (2019). Fantasy control: Implications for distributed imagination and affect attunement in music and sound. In: Mark Grimshaw-Aagaard, Mads Walther-Hansen & Martin Knakkergaard, The Oxford Handbook of Sound and Imagination, Volume 1 (pp. 229-249). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Ullsten, A. , Eriksson, M. , Klässbo, M. & Volgsten, U. (2018). Singing, sharing, soothing: Biopsychosocial rationales for parental infant directed singing in neonatal pain management: A theoretical approach. Music & Science, 1, 1-13.

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