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Almost everything we do incorporates rhythm. At the University of Oslo 50 researchers from all over the world will provide us with some new answers about the meaning of rhythm for people - and possibly also develop the world’s best dancing robot.
By moving your mobile phone in the air you can search for music in the library. A new app makes it possible.
“Sounds evoke strong memories and emotions in people”, says researcher Ximena Alarcón Díaz. Soon, nine Colombian women will visit UiO to participate in her research experiment.
Prisoners in the Filipino prison were lined up, dancing along to “Thriller”. “Music is an effective way of exercising force”, says researcher Áine Mangaoang.
Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in Rhythm, Time and Motion (RITMO) is awarded Centre of Excellence status. – This is an incredible opportunity, rejoice the Centre leaders Anne Danielsen and Alexander Refsum Jensenius.
In the near future your body might create your own compositions, all adapted to your needs of the moment. Music research may now provide the recipe for how your body can make music.
We share pictures and articles online, but not our playlists. Perhaps because we see music as something very personal.
The Department of Musicology has launched its online course Music Moves, which is open to everybody free of charge. The students learn about ten years of unique research on how music moves the body.
Sound and music in films do more than merely enhance our experience of a film's narrative. They can also affect the ways in which we perceive ourselves and how we act.
Music is not notation. Music is about the body, about how we create and listen. But how do we listen to music nowadays? Are we about to forget what it means to really listen? Researchers fear that this is so.
The analytical tool was developed to analyse how we move to music. Now, it may also provide answers to the risk of premature babies developing cerebral palsy.