Change search
ReferencesLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Exploring the Music of Two Masters of the Turkmen Dutar Through Timing Analysis
Bogazici University, Istanbul.ORCID iD: 0000-0003-1679-6018
2014 (English)In: Proceedings of the 4th Workshop on Folk Music Analysis, Bogaziçi University , 2014, 52-56 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

In this paper, we analyze onset characteristics to try to identify important differences between two famous Turkmen dutar performers in terms of patterns of timing. We first analyzed annotated onset data for equivalent excerpts from recordings by these two musicians. We then analyzed unannotated onset data for a larger set of entire recordings. These analyses showed several conclusions. First, during introductory strumming outside the context of a composed melody, the two have different timing habits. Mylly aga is more consistent and Purli aga more varied ¨ in terms of recurring inter-onset-intervals (IOIs). Second, during through-composed melodies, the timing profiles of the two musicians are very similar. This perhaps reflects the traditional Turkmen emphasis on preserving the form of traditional compositions in great detail and the attention paid to strumming technique. Finally, we found that automatically derived representations of rhythmic patterns, referred to as pulsation matrices, could be useful for identifying departures from typical timing patterns, which we could then analyze in order to understand such variations and their possible significance

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Bogaziçi University , 2014. 52-56 p.
National Category
Musicology Media and Communication Technology
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-193739OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-193739DiVA: diva2:1040440
Conference
4th Workshop on Folk Music Analysis
Note

QC 20161031

Available from: 2016-10-27 Created: 2016-10-10 Last updated: 2016-11-11Bibliographically approved

Open Access in DiVA

fulltext(302 kB)8 downloads
File information
File name FULLTEXT01.pdfFile size 302 kBChecksum SHA-512
2321763dc0aed6e54fb034c790e2ef0d5e155a24542c02c7212947a250438a01425622fac896125d2298673e54b5e25922d222558f8c3dc0334ec7ec065bd7d3
Type fulltextMimetype application/pdf

Other links

Published version

Search in DiVA

By author/editor
Holzapfel, André
MusicologyMedia and Communication Technology

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
Total: 8 downloads
The number of downloads is the sum of all downloads of full texts. It may include eg previous versions that are now no longer available

ReferencesLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link