Hans T. Zeiner-Henriksen

Associate Professor
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Room 332
Available hours Thursday 12.15 pm - 1 pm
Visiting address Department of Musicology ZEB Building 2nd floor Sem Sælands vei 2 0371 OSLO
Postal address Department of Musicology P.O. Box 1017 Blindern 0315 Oslo



Teaching and Tutoring:

Music production (laptop and studio-oriented), groove based music genres, pop/rock-history, popular music studies and rhythm research. Embodied cognition, music and emotions and related topics linked to how music can cause bodily movement and emotional moods.


Research projects:

Moved by the Music: Corporeality and Intense Emotional Experiences in Music Listening. A study of the relationship between musical structures and corporeality in music listening causing intense emotional experiences. A sub project to the YFF-project Music, Motion and Emotion: Theoretical and Psychological Implications of Musical Embodiment, led by professor Hallgjerd Aksnes (completed).

The PoumTchak Pattern: Rhythm, Sound and Movement in Electronic Dance Music.  A Sub project to the YFF-project Rhythm in the Age of Digital Reproduction - micro-rhythmic relationships in computer based, groove oriented music, led by professor Anne Danielsen (completed).

Tags: Popular Music, Music Production, Rhythm and Groove, Music History, Music and Movement, Music Technology


  • Zeiner-Henriksen, Hans T. (2016). Emotional Experiences of Ascending Melodic Lines, In Richard Kronland-Martinet; Mitsuko Aramaki & Sølvi Ystad (ed.),  Music, Mind, and Embodiment :11th International Symposium, CMMR 2015, Plymouth, UK, June 16-19, 2015, Revised Selected Papers.  Springer.  ISBN 978-3-319-46281-3.  Music Analysis, Music Generation and Emotion.  s 373 - 386
  • Zeiner-Henriksen, Hans T. (2014). Old Instruments, New Agendas: The Chemical Brothers and the ARP 2600. Dancecult: Journal of Electronic Dance Music Culture.  ISSN 1947-5403.  6(1), s 26- 40 . doi: 10.12801/1947-5403.2013.05.02.04
  • Zeiner-Henriksen, Hans T. (2012). 1980- og 1990-tallets pop og rock, I:  Vestens musikkhistorie: Fra 1600 til vår tid.  Cappelen Damm AS.  ISBN 9788202277284.  10.  s 412 - 430
  • Zeiner-Henriksen, Hans T. (2010). Moved by the Groove: Bass Drum Sounds and Body Movements in Electronic Dance Music, In Anne Danielsen (ed.),  Musical Rhythm in the Age of Digital Reproduction.  Ashgate.  ISBN 9781409403401.  Chapter 8.  s 121 - 139

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  • Zeiner-Henriksen, Hans T. (2011). Röyksopp Melody A.M. Falck Forlag.  ISBN 978-82-93039-21-1.  126 s.

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  • Jensenius, Alexander Refsum; Zeiner-Henriksen, Hans T. & Nymoen, Kristian (2016). Music Moves: Why does music make you move?. [www ]. Show summary
  • Hawkins, Stan; Zeiner-Henriksen, Hans T. & Danielsen, Anne (2015). Record Production in the Internet Age. Journal on the Art of Record Production.  ISSN 1754-9892.  (10)
  • Zeiner-Henriksen, Hans T. (2015). Bevegelsesaspekter i musikkproduksjon.
  • Zeiner-Henriksen, Hans T. (2015). Music and Movement in Perceptual Time: Experiencing Rhythm and Verticality in the Flow of Music.
  • Zeiner-Henriksen, Hans T. (2015). Questioning How Music Works: the Role of Cognitive Musicology in the Study of Record Production.
  • Zeiner-Henriksen, Hans T. (2015). The Experience of Ascending Melodic Lines in the Relationship between Music and Emotions.
  • Jensenius, Alexander Refsum; Thyness, Mons; Wingerei, Ellen K Sjøstrand; Kristensen, Turid; Zeiner-Henriksen, Hans T.; Watne, Åshild; Askerøi, Eirik; Tveit, Anders & Riisnæs, Anne Eline (2013). Semesteråpningskonsert: Oslo mobilorkester.
  • Zeiner-Henriksen, Hans T. (2013). Feel the Fjords. Urban club culture and arctic scenery in the music of the Norwegian duo Röyksopp.
  • Zeiner-Henriksen, Hans T. (2013). Musikkteknologi og autentisitet.
  • Zeiner-Henriksen, Hans T. (2013). Rhythmic Entrainment and Corporeal Tension-Building in Communicating Emotions through Music.
  • Zeiner-Henriksen, Hans T. (2013, 21. februar). Schrödingers katt. [TV].  NRK.
  • Zeiner-Henriksen, Hans T. (2013). The Significance of Verticality for Musical Entrainment.
  • Zeiner-Henriksen, Hans T. (2013). Vintage Instruments and Retro Technology in Popular Music Culture.
  • Solberg, Ragnhild Torvanger; Zeiner-Henriksen, Hans T. & Aandahl, Trine (2012, 20. september). Her får han frysninger av Josh Groban. [Internett].  P3.no.
  • Solberg, Ragnhild Torvanger; Zeiner-Henriksen, Hans T. & Engeseth, Njål (2012, 19. september). Lydverket, NRK3, 19.09.2012. [TV].  NRK3.
  • Zeiner-Henriksen, Hans T. (2012). Bevegelse i elektronisk dansemusikk.
  • Zeiner-Henriksen, Hans T. (2012). Hvordan berører musikk oss emosjonelt – en diskusjon om melankolsk musikk, gåsehud og kroppslig bevegelse.
  • Zeiner-Henriksen, Hans T. (2012). Moved by the music: bodily movement in music listening.
  • Zeiner-Henriksen, Hans T. (2012). Music, motion and emotion - in a Nordic climate.
  • Zeiner-Henriksen, Hans T. (2012). Musikk og bevegelse.
  • Zeiner-Henriksen, Hans T. & Danielsen, Anne (2012). Pulse and microrhythm in contemporary groove-based music.
  • Zeiner-Henriksen, Hans T. & Ihle, Ole Martin (2012). Musikk og biologi.
  • Zeiner-Henriksen, Hans T. (2011). Environments and space versus motion and energy.
  • Zeiner-Henriksen, Hans T. (2011, 09. februar). Lydverket. [TV].  NRK.
  • Zeiner-Henriksen, Hans T. (2011). Moved by the music: Correspondences between musical motion and physical movement.
  • Zeiner-Henriksen, Hans T. (2011). Musikkens kroppslige dimensjoner.
  • Zeiner-Henriksen, Hans T. (2011). Musikkteknologi som autentisitetsmarkør.
  • Zeiner-Henriksen, Hans T. (2010). Music Technology and Issues of Authenticity in the Production of Dance Music.
  • Zeiner-Henriksen, Hans T. (2010). The PoumTchak Pattern: Correspondences Between Rhythm, Sound, and Movement in Electronic Dance Music.
  • Zeiner-Henriksen, Hans T. (2010). The "PoumTchak" Pattern: Correspondences Between Rhythm, Sound, and Movements in Electronic Dance Music.
  • Zeiner-Henriksen, Hans T. (2010). The ”PoumTchak” Pattern: Correspondences between Rhythm, Sound, and Movement in Electronic Dance Music. Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Zeiner-Henriksen, Hans T. (2009). Body Movement in the Analysis of Groove-Based Music.
  • Zeiner-Henriksen, Hans T. (2009). Moved by the music: Correspondences between musical motion and physical movement.
  • Zeiner-Henriksen, Hans T. (2008). Embodied aesthetic experience: body movement and participation in music listening.
  • Zeiner-Henriksen, Hans T. (2007). Decisions on sounds – envisions of movements.
  • Zeiner-Henriksen, Hans T. (2007, 30. april). Landeplage - Take On Me. [TV].  NRK (Dinamo).
  • Zeiner-Henriksen, Hans T. (2007). Perception and movement patterns in groove oriented music.
  • Zeiner-Henriksen, Hans T. (2006). A comparative study of changes in bass drum sounds from 70s disco to electronic dance music of the 1980s and 1990s.
  • Zeiner-Henriksen, Hans T. (2006). Chicago house and the "democratization" of music production.
  • Zeiner-Henriksen, Hans T. (2006). Rhythm, Sound and Movement.
  • Zeiner-Henriksen, Hans T. (2006). Rytmiske strukturer i Basement Jaxx’s “Jump N’ Shout”.

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Published May 19, 2006 12:00 AM - Last modified Nov. 16, 2017 11:33 AM


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